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Can't get connected

Hi, I have just purchased a refurbished 2wire 2700HG-B modem/router from DigiDave on Ebay and although the wireless side is set up so that my laptop reports an excellent signal, I cannot access the web with the desktop even though it is connected via an ethernet cable. There was no software provided with the device and the user guide I got from the 2wire website does not help me to configure it. Can anyone help please. A software download would be of great assistance as the User Guide talks about installing software. I have had to connect my old modem, which is not wireless enable

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Try reset switch on back unplug it al then back in try again

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