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Wiring up 2700hg-b

I have a 2wire 2700hg-b wireless router, how do i wire it up to my computer and then connect with my ps3?

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Re: Wiring up 2700hg-b

How do you want your ps3 and computer connected? do you want hardwire connection or wireless connection? if you're going for hardwire connection you just need to connect an ethernet cable to your modem and to your ps3/computer. any of those 4 LOCAL NETWORK slot will work. you would know that you would have a connection between the ps3/computer if the ETHERNET light will lit up. if you're going wireless for the computer like a laptop you just need to know your Network Name and your WEP key which you could find underneath your router. your network name by default should be 2WIREXXX where XXX is the last 3 digits of your serial number (S/N). your WEP key by default is the 10 digit key inside the brackets just below the barcode. if you're going wireless for a desktop computer you need to purchase a WIRELESS ADAPTER and configure the software of the adapter. call the manufacturer of the adapter for the steps of using their software. you just need to supply them the NETWORK NAME and WEP KEY

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

Re: Wiring up 2700hg-b

Just run an ethernet cable from the back of the PS3 to the back of the router

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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Hi, you will need a ethernet card in the pc to connect up a wireless router, most dont work with usb,
otherwise you would need a wireless adapter.
once you do get it connected, go into internet explorer and type in the ip adress for the router, will then come up with a menu for you to programme in your broadband details, once you get the router up and going, go into the PS3 settings, network settings, it will pick up the router all you need to do is enter the network key and its all go from there.,
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Happy New Year


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