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1800HG DSL modem/router: Cannot access any of the setup pages.

My 1800HG powers up just fine, and the 4 ethernet ports function properly as a home network. The device worked just fine about 2 months ago before I moved. I have changes ISP's and in order to make the dsl part of it work I need to access the various setup pages within the router/dsl modem. I cannot though. Every different page I enter that is supposed to take me to the options simply loads a blank page;
192.168.1.254
http://gateway.2Wire.net
http://gateway.2wire.net/setup
http://homeportal/setup
homeportal/setup/cdless.html
homeportal/management

There are no other devices connected to the 1800HG. Just my PC, the power cord, and the DSL phone line. The DSL light will flash green then turn solid orange and stay that way. How can I access my options page?

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  • Angelo Valentino Montalbano

    Well almost every time, it's one of these 3 numbers. 192.168.0.1 192.168.1.1 192.168.2.1 Try those and the password is usually "admin" If those don't work then go to Start>Run>Cmd then type: ipconfig look for the default gateway, enter that number into you browser. Should do the trick.

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