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2701HGB modem - dsl light flashes red

Purchased att dsl direct / installed modem with power good and connected phone line / laptop sees no signal and of course the 24/7 - 365 tech support line with att is closed???  any one know how to fix...

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  • Stlouisx50 Feb 16, 2009

    I too have the same problem, I have read all over thet net that there are problems with the 2701 Modem. It looks like AT&T has a huge contract with 2wire to keep these junky modems going. My DSL light also flashes red and then connects, only a few mins later to start blinking red again then (repeat).

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If all the lights on the modem are Green then it means there's no prob with the hardware. just make sure that you're going to use the right WEP key or wireless password. the network name is 2wirexxx, the X is the the last 3 numbers of the SN which can be found on the bottom of your 2wire 2701HG-B.make sure that your wireless switch is also turned on of course. the wireless light on the modem will lit if it is connected

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