Question about 2wire HomePortal® 1800HW Router (1000400212000LNR)
I have a 2 wire wireless and a Toshiba satellite & macbook side by side .the mcabook is so slow i can only use the cable connection to goggle .
do i need to buy something else to make the mac book work wireless . it works , but very slow .
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Posted on Jun 13, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
first of all, let's try to make the broadband link light turn green. open any browser, go the modem's UI by typing gateway.2wire.net or homeportal/setup on the address bar, follow the onscreen instructions on running the system setup wizard. it should make the broadband link green now. for wireless connection, click on the airport icon, and select on the SSID or network name in the drop down menu. if ssid is not on the drop down menu, click on other. type the SSID in the network name field and wireless security is none. (SSID is the last 3 nos. of the SN)
Posted on Apr 22, 2008
here is a link from 2wire.com that u can use to bridge ur 2wire:
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
If you want to hook up the printer directly to your wireless gateway, you could get a print server. They are made for usb or parallel printers and run about $40 to $70 for a single printer hookup. Run the software that comes w/ it to create network settings and for installation.
Posted on Feb 12, 2009
SOURCE: Connecting laptop to 2 wire
Here is a link with downloads for the User guide and Wireless Configuration guide for your 2-wire:
Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
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Posted on May 10, 2009
You need to "fool" your cable box into thinking that the wireless router is the computer. This just means that the modem is locking into the first ip address it can get... it tends to block out all others. Here's how to remedy and allow everything to get access...
1 Shut off computers, routers, everything.
2. Turn on your wireless router FIRST... leave everything else off until you see it's completely booted.
3. Then with the cable connected to the modem/cable box and the router, turn on the cable box/modem and let it cycle up. This should allow the cable modem to "find" the wifi ip address as the main ip.
After that, turn on any other routers, and the computers...
This should allow you access to the net by any of your computers because the wifi router should give all the other comptuers and routers on the system inddividual ip addresses and all should be well...
Give it a try and let me know!
Posted on Aug 29, 2009
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