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I cannot get my wireless ethernet client to coonect with my 2 wire gateway router

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  • Frank Wassner May 11, 2010

    Can you provide more info on the "2 wire gateway router"?
    Can the wireless client find your network when you scan for available networks?

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Need more details.
Generally, first you need to turn on the wireless option in the gateway. Go to \\home or \home (depending on browser). Then go the Network option (no the broadband option), click of wireless settings, and make sure you have this enabled. That should atleast give you the basics. Anything further, please see the 2wire website and get the manual.

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