Question about 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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Passcode i guess

I brought this router second hand and forgot to ask for the password, so it wont connect to the net without it, it says call the help line, i have no documents and no phone numbers, im up the creek without a paddle, please can you advise me

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  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    I have tried the reset button but it comes up with the same thing asking for a password, i tried the password wireless but that did not help, i thank you for you help here but is there no one that i can call and i can tell them what i see on the screen

  • thundercats May 14, 2008

    already tried this and it still asks for the pasword, any other ideas pleas

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    I'm using a 2wire router and i forgot my password! I am needing help getting my password so i am able to get internet on my ipod touch!

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Better late than never...
what your router asks is for the "system password", this is it's own password, everytime you login to this modem/ router, it asks for a password. If you have that link "I forgot the password" click on it, it will give you a hint. If the hint doesn't ring a bell, click again on the hint "I still forgot the password". It will give you a password reset help. Now, this reset differs, it will either be a system key based reset, that is you have to enter the system key found at the bottom of the 2wire modem (below the numbers for the SN, enclosed in brackets [ ] ) type the system key in, & there you can create a new password; or it will give you a 20- digit code for a temporary passsword. Now if it gives you the latter, you may need to contact a 2wire tech rep over the phone, give him/ her the 20- digit code, & he/ she will give you a temporary password to login to the modem. Then on the Network at a Glance page, you have to click on "change the system password" link so you can create a new password because the one they will give you is a temporary one, it will only last for 15 mins.

here's the support no. for 2wire: 888 722 9337

well, if you don't wanna wait on the phone for a tech support, you can just reset the modem for 30 secs. (just like what rickatnight1 suggested )then it will let you create a new password without having to click on those links or look for a system key or a 20-digit code...

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You can use the tiny reset button on the back of the router to reset the router to its default settings. Make sure you go in and change the settings again to your liking including setting up a new wireless encryption scheme and an administrative password. If you need more clarification let me know!

Posted on May 13, 2008

  • Rick White
    Rick White May 14, 2008

    It looks like 2wire has a default username and password. The default info is:

    username: (none)
    password: Wireless

    I'm not sure if that's a capital W so try it both ways, but there is no username.

  • julius robert hornoz
    julius robert hornoz Jan 25, 2014

    will this harm our computer? all i want is to create a password sir..how can i do this?

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