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2700HG Can't Sync to DSL Signal

I got a used "Gateway" thru eBay and may have been ripped off: no power supply and no DSL filters or cables should have been a clue!

Started setting things up slowly and for a few hours things went well. zbut, a rash of changing account and modem passwords caused the zred DSL light to start blinking. That was 2 days ago and I've only twice been able to get the DSL light to blink green.

AT&T techs have been out here and I AM getting good, strong signal to the house so the modem must have just "gone bad."

WHO KNOWS A PLACE I CAN CONTACT TO GET THIS THING REPAIRED?!?!?

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The gateway is made by 2Wire contact them for repair.

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