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I ahve an AT&T 2Wire wireless modem/router (2700) and am trying to talk to an XBox on the other side of my house. SIgnal is too weak. I called AT&T and they supposedly went on my DSL line and boosted the settings on the 2Wire. How do I confirm they did it and how can I adjust it up since it didn't make much difference? Even so, is there a better way to boost the signal across my house?

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    Thanks. Didn't solve my weak signal problem but it did allow me to change the settings.

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Open the Command Prompt from the Accessories folder from all programs. Type "ipconfig" and hit enter. Note the Default Gateway ip setting - xxx.xxx.x.xxx. Enter this value in the URL address field of your browser and hit enter. This will open your modems settings page - read and select the page you need to change your values - such as the wireless power adjustment. There are some sections that will require a password to change - you or your ISP should know the password.

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