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AT&T 2Wire wireless modem problem

I have 4 items connected to modem; one computer by ethernet cable, a ethernet device that connects to the house 115 volt wiring for a TV cable box, one lap top wireless and PS3 wireless. When the computer that is hard wired is used it knocks off the wireless devices. You can try to reconnect and you can get them to come back on but they disconnect again. All work fine if used alone. The modem worked OK intially, this started just recently. AT&T support have run test from their end and say everything is fine and is connected properly on my end. Can the modem just be bad?

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  • K00l-AID Jan 29, 2009

    my xbox 360 wireless connection doesnt find my 2wire wireless modem

  • Michael Lucas
    Michael Lucas May 11, 2010

    When I first set mine up it did this. The initial setup has to be done with a computer hard wired to router not wirelessly. If you did set up correctly then try doing a factory reset and reconfigure the router. I know this is a headache, but it beats the alternative of buying another router only to find out you maybe didn't need it.


    Hope this helps.


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SOURCE: Lost Ethernet and Wireless Connections in Modem

I've not used one of these 2wire boxes before, but I believe the default router's address is 192.168.0.1. Try this instead of gateway.2wire.net to see if you can gain access to the router. This is just the starting point, but see if it works.

Here's a link to, what I believe is, the router's manual.

Before you rate this please let me try to help some more. This could be a multi step process...

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

mansnes
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SOURCE: 2wire Wireless router not working w/Comcast cable modem

You may need a crossover cable between the router and your laptop.

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

jesselohse
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SOURCE: Xbox 360 wireless adapter wont connect to my 2wire

Have you tried removing all security protocols on the 2wire and trying to connect?

Good Luck!

Jesse

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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