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My 2wire router modem is connected to a PC w/Windows XP and two printers connected to the PC via USB cables. A laptop running Windows 7 connects to the router via wireless. The printers were set to share and the laptop printed OK to them. Then we went on vacation and upon returning the laptop showed the printers as offline. I have done everything I could find on the web, including restarting everything and running network setup. On the laptop if I try to install a new printer, even if I enter the \\pcname\printername it will not connect. I rebooted the laptop to Windows Vista installed on another partition, with same result. It seems the laptop cannot connect to the PC. I have disabled all the firewalls except for the router's firewall.

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SOURCE: connecting 2wire router with desktop pc and laptop

hi! try to check the settings on your 2wire modem, you can do this by going to gateway.2wire.net, run the system setup wizard, when you get to the ppp authentication page, check the username & password on it, it should be the one that you setup for your ISP account. as for the wireless on the desktop, it depends on the brand of the wireless adapter, be sure you have installed the drivers for this adapter. you may need to go to the client utility manager or the wireless adapter shortcut/icon on your computer screen then configure it to "see" the 2wire network. make sure wireless encryption is turned on in the 2wire modem's MDC, you can do this by going to homeportal/management, or go to gateway.2wire.net/mdc.

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Will it connect without security. Try it out and let me know what you get.

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Make sure your computer is hardwired to the 2wire.
Open Internet Explorer
Type http://192.168.1.1
Username and Password = admin
Go to Advance wireless and look for wireless security
You can simply disable it or change the key.
Save or Apply.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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SOURCE: trying to access my 2wire router

Please try the following:

1. Check the ip address and default gateway on the computer by typing ipconfig in command prompt.

2. Try to ping the default gateway from the hardwired computer.

3. If you are able to ping the default gateway, but not able to log in, Delete Cookies and check if you could log in.

4. If you still could not log in, try from another web browser.

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SOURCE: Wireless Devices won't connect to 2Wire Modem

change the channel. this is a common problem when wireless routers are broadcasting on the same channel and at times, some cordless phones will interfer as well.

good luck

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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