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My 2wire router 2701 HG-B drops the wireless connection when someone calls on the home hard wired line. Is there something wrong?

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Try this links:
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changing wireless settings: http://support.2wire.com/?page=view&article=60
wireless configuration guide for windows XP: http://support.2wire.com/?page=view&article=224
wireless quick reference guide: http://support.2wire.com/?page=view&article=47


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I have this 2wire 2701 HG B wireless modem router. I have lost its manual. How can i access its settings to disable wireless router


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What steps do I take to configure my 2wire 2701 hg-b to connect directly by ethernet cable to my Directv HD DVR and pick up the dsl signal being transmitted by my primary westell router? Both are wireless...


Connect the cable at both ends and do a red button (inside card door) reset of the DVR. To test the connection, do thus: Menu -> .....setup -> system setup -> network setup -> test connection. If it shows not connected then "reset defaults" and run "connect now"
As a basic security feature the ATT DSL 2Wire 2701HG-B router/gateway requires you to enter its pre-assigned WEP key to connect beyond the unit itself and then to the internet. Since the Direct TV DVR HD24D only does a basic connection without having a place to enter the 2701HG-B WEP key it never actually reaches the internet.
The 2Wire 2701HG-B has the ability for one attached unit to "pass through" its firewall and internal security settings using a so called "DMZplus" mode. I set the HR24D DVR to such a mode within the 2Wire unit and the DVR connected with the internet flawlessly.

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Wireless light not lit


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Changing channel on router


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to change wireless channel of your 2wire 2701hg youjust need to access its default gateway 192.168.1.254 type it on your address bar using internet explorer and you'll see network at a glance page. click on home networking tab at the top and look for subtab written in blue click wireless settings. you'll seewireless name and under that you'llsee wireless channel you just need to pick the channel that you want to use...

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Is the DWL-520 Wireless Adapter compatible with the 2701 HG modem


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The 802.11b and 802.11g Wi-Fi networking standards are generally compatible. An 802.11b router / access point will work with 802.11g network adapters and vice versa.
There is no such conflict reported with the above devices. But as suggestion use an 802.11g wireless card with the Bell as it would give you better performance

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I need information on how to configure my 2wire 2701 HG-B modem for wireless access


Log into your router. Click on home network. Status at a glance box, click on edit settings under wireless settings. Under setting click enable SSID and Wireless network security. Your WEP key is on the side of your router. The number above the second bar code with brackets around it.


Hope this helps you.


To log on to your router type the routers ip address into the address bar. If you don't know it....click start....run...type cmd press enter....type ipconfig /all at command prompt...press enter... look for default gateway address.... type that number into the address bar of your browser.

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