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Gateway Reboots Constantly

I have a 2Wire Gateway 2701HG i got it when i signed up for AT&T Yahoo DSL, my modem connects but after about 5 minutes, it reboots and I lose connection for like 2 minutes.

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  • norwegian Mar 01, 2008

    Exact the same problem with AT&T and this modem. Doesn't matter if a computer is connected at all. In the middle of the night when all computers are turned off it still restart. Sometimes 4-5 minutes between each time, sometimes 4-5 hours. No difference even if several computers is connected and dowload heavy things. Just keeps restarting whenever it wants to. Not connected to any powerstrip, tried several locations in the apartment. Anyone got an idea? When searching the internet I kind of got a feeling that there are others with this problems...

  • junior franco Mar 05, 2008

    Well, im connected through ethernet and recently.....i used a PSP through wireless and the computer through ethernet, it stayed on much longer that it does with ethernet, I have the latest firmware and resseting it to factory settings leaves it exactly the same. 2wire tells me to get a new one online but when i call them, they tell me to call AT&T and tell them that it is a problem with my connection.

  • junior franco Mar 09, 2008

    It is not the phoneline because i use a modem that is like 6-7 years old and it l works perfectly, i goes slower but assuming back then DSL was not that fast

  • VuDoo Mar 27, 2008

    omg my modem keeps on reseting itself and my internet keeps on disconnecting every 5 min and its really annoying i tried alot of solutions like connecting the plug to a wall resetting my modem with da reset button (havent gotten da replacing modem) i heard that at&t gives u a refurbished modem da one with a serial number on a STICKer because the real new modem is the one with a serial (IMPRINTED) onto da modem but if have a solution PLEASE HELP ME

  • junior franco Apr 02, 2008

    I'm really geting tired of this modem, everything is how it has to be, i called 2wire again they told me it should be working perfectly....

  • victor88 Apr 30, 2008

    Airport Card on My MAC sees the network modem but cannot connect.

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    Same issue, tried dsl after disatissfaction with roadrunner customer service. only to discover that att dsl was horible and their customer service was even worse. dont waste time or money with this garbage. I spent many hours on the phone going through automated ******** only to discover every time that noone in att could solve this problem... so for me its bye bye dsl. i pay thm to provide one service for me. when it doesnt work and they can fix it i have no use for it. i have 0 tolerance for incompitent ********.

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    Gateway reboots constantly. DSL and Internet LEDs turn red

  • veha Jul 13, 2008

    system does not respond to password and appears to have reset to a new one

  • dawg21 Jul 29, 2008

    ANOTHER COMMON ISSUE: If your modem keeps restarting once the power LED turns solid green, the most likely cause is the power adaptor. Replace the power adaptor and all should be well again.

  • Alexander Kogl May 11, 2010


    1) Please provide your Detailed Log, your DSL Diagnostic page, and event log.

    2) How are you connected? (through wireless or ethernet)




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Just upgrade the firmware - job done

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Okay Junior,

I've had a lot of customers have known issues with the 2Wire Modem/Router. The problem is its trying to be a router, while at the same time a modem. That's like trying to use one of those shampoo and conditioner all in ones - its not gonna work!

Your best bet is to ask them for a regular DSL modem, and then buy yourself a (preferably) NETGEAR router.

Please let me know if this helps. Take care and good luck!

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Many times, updating the firmware of the router fixes that kind of problems or resetting it to the factory settings. you can download firmwares from 2wire site and the in the router settings windows update the firmware.

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

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    Ronen Mar 05, 2008

    then it stil could be a probelm with your line or the gateway itself, try to plug it to another phone socket and see what happens.


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