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Cant connect to wireless. I just bought a Mac Book and cannot get the wireless internet to work (2wire).

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There's some Wireless security that doesn't work on apples. Try disabling the security options from 2wire. when you can connect from it to Internet wireless, then use wep security settings.

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This site may help.
Also see this post. which lays it all out...
and possibly this one...
Hope that helps....

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I have an at&t 2wire 2701hg-b but i dont have at&t internet i have charter and i am not able to figure out how to get my internet to work with this router please help


att 2 wire is a Adsl Modem (Requires a telephone line jack to get the signals) but charter communication is a cable internet service (not DSL) , Requires a TV cable service for internet .
These two jacks differs and there working differs ..
Means : Att works with the username and password type of authentication but charter requires the MAC address of modem for authentication .
Therefore for a cable internet 2wire 2701hg-b modem cant be used . But yes in case charters has username and password authentication and works with the telephone jack in house then its possible to use the same modem.

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I am connected to the internet but through the ethernet cable. The wireless on the modem isn't working. My laptop wireless is but i cant connect without my cable. Please help :)


Wireless light ont he modem would only lit up once a device had succesfully connected to it:
what is the operating system of your laptop?

you can also Try this links: complete walkthrough and screenshot is in the link... thanks...
changing wireless settings: http://support.2wire.com/?page=view&article=60
wireless configuration guide for windows XP: http://support.2wire.com/?page=view&article=224
wireless quick reference guide: http://support.2wire.com/?page=view&article=47

if your with AT&T try calling this number
AT&T ' Yahoo! High speed Internet
Call +1 877 722 3755 (877-SBC-DSL5)

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I have a 2wire modem from att. i made a 50 foot eathernet cord, i have a eathernet transmitter teaster to test the cable to see if it is good (and it is) but i still cant get internet on the other side of...


Try with a shorter enet cable and see if you get internet, if you are able to get internet with a shorter cable then the cable might not be working fine. Else get a wireless card installed on your computer since the 2wire modem has wireless connectivity. It would be more easy and convenient to connect to wireless using the 2 wire modem.

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Can't connect the wireless internet to PS3!! HELP


If you don't want your PS3 connecting to your wireless network, try going to the router control panel, and use the MAC filter to block it from connecting.

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Set up wireless internet access using HG1701 2wire router


Check with this tip
Detail on this Wlan Router
"Connect power cord to router.

Wall Plate -> Router (using phone cord).

Router -> PC (using network cable).

  1. Power on router, when the lights settle, start the PC.
  2. Start IE in PC, type 192.168.1.254 in the address bar and press enter.
  3. Start configuring using the Telco's suplied info, namely PPPoE username and password. All other function works by default.
  4. The WEP key is the 10 digit number underneath the router (not the 12 digits S/N number).

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Att 2wire wireless and dlink


the only thing you need for connecting 360 to wireless is an Internet connection, an 802.11G wireless router, and a wifi adapter that connects to your 360. They have these at walmart or any gaming store. I suggest giving your 2-Wire back to ATT! NOT QUALITY. Especially for gaming.
I myself prefer my box to be hard wired as lag is far less. BUT..for wifi
Get a Linksys Router and XBox brand wifi adapter for 360. Also google xbox connect. Instead of paying for LIVE

James Mac

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Win98, Linksys USB Adapter, 2wire router... no internet


hi!
sorry if it took a while to get an answer to your question...

anyway, let's begin by ensuring that you have completed installing the drivers & software of your wireless adapter.

launch the linksys wireless program by clicking on the icon for the linksys on the system tray or generally, this can also be launched from the programs menu after clicking on the windows start button.

on the main screen for the linksys, there are 3 tabs: link information, site survey & profiles. select the profiles tab

on the profiles screen, click on the new button to create a new profile. name the profile with a customized ID & click ok.

under choose a net type, select infrastructure mode. enter the SSID (this is your customized ID created on the new profile) & click next.

under network setting select obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP) & click on next.

under security settings choose "disabled" for WEP and leave the rest of the fields blank.

confirm the settings by clicking on yes.

note: you don't need a driver for your 2wire router, ensuring that the 2wire is already working with the ethernet connection.
also make sure you are able to see your devices on the mdc page, go to homeportal/management, local network> device list.

i assume that the mac g4 is able to connect wirelessly to this 2wire modem, am i correct?

please let me know if you have any issues... we'll work this one out, ok?

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No connection


the 2wire will most likely have wifi security setup so you cant connect to the net with your pc til you configure the wifi key into the pc. The key will most likely be on a sticker on the underneath of the router.

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