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Wireless feature doesn't work.

I have a AT&T provided Gateway 2 wire router and they installed a Netgeat wireless firewall router with it. All of a sudden my PC's can not get out on the wireless. Says can't find the server. When I disconnect from the Netgear and hard wire to the laptop it will go out on the DSL service. Do I need to replace the Gateway unit in order to get wireless?

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  • frank-mj Apr 18, 2009

    The tech at ATT was able to go into my router and determine that somehow the wireless password had been reset or deleted or something that he was able to fix on the spot. The PC tech who had advised me to replaace the router because the wireless part was obviously broken wan embarrassed and I am $100 better off because I did't have to replace it. Thank you.

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I think the 2wire router has a separate password setup to configure the wireless access. Go to your ISP provider's website and search Internet Help & Support/ Modems and see if there are not instructions to guide you. If you can't find anything, perhaps this link will lead you in the right direction...

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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    efs_perpends Apr 18, 2009

    I'm very glad to hear that you were able to get it working!
    Best regards!


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