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I'm trying to connect my router (2wire) to my Xbox360 but don't know my WEP code.

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Goto the routers web interface via a connected pc at http://192.168.0.1
and read the wep setting from the wireless configuration page
make sure you dont change the settings as everything else will fail

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Connecting to a "2WIRE" wifi connection. Says the


Hi,

I understand that you are having trouble connecting your Nintendo DS wirelessly to your 2Wire router. The solution is simple, your Nintendo DS only supports WEP (Wireless Encription Passkey) security. It is highly possible that your 2Wire router's wireless security is set to WPA. That means you will need to reconfigure your router so that it will be utilizing WEP as a security for your wireless connection. To be able to do this, you need a couple of information from the one who setup your router. 1. User name of your router 2. Password or your router.

Once you have gotten this information, you will need to access your router configuration page through one of the computers that is linked to your 2Wire router by typing http://gateway.2wire.net on the address bar of your browser.

It will be asking you for the username and password. If nobody had setup or changes the username and password of the router, use this default username and password of a 2Wire router. Username: (none) Password: Wireless or Username: 2Wire and Password: (none). Try any of the two. If it does not work, try admin and the word password for the password or any other combinations of the two.

Once you have entered the router's configuration page click the Home Network Tab and then click on Wireless Settings. You will see there a portion that says Wireless security. In that area, you will see a drop down where you can choose what kind of wireless security you want on your system. As I have said, the Nintedo DS does not support any other wireless security setting but WEP. That means you will need to change the drop down to WEP. That also means after changing this, you will need to reconfigure your other wireless devices (like your laptop) to use WEP as well.


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What is my WEP hex key?


your 26 digit WEP key will be printed on a label on the 2wire modem.
It's actually 13 HEX digits, but if you don't know what hex is, it's easier to just say it's a 26 digit number.

Jun 20, 2011 | 2wire (2701HG-B) Wireless Router

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Who do I find the WEP number on my 2wire mode?. I trying to hook up an xbox360.


Try to connect to the web gui of the router. Most of the time this is done by browsing to 192.168.1.1 then if you've got the routers password you can view the security settings.

Mar 03, 2011 | 2wire Computers & Internet

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I was trying to manually the router up as wireless.


Hi,

If you want to connect to the router wirelessly you need to know the SSID or the Name of the Router (Nework Name) and the Network Key or Wep Key. The Default Wep Key is the 10 digit key located on the bottom sticker of the router. It is near the Bar Code. You can also personalize the Network Key by simly accessing the router. I've listed the steps on how to access the router incase the Network Key on the sticker is not working.



  • Open a Web browser and type http://gateway.2wire.net or http://192.168.1.254; the 2Wire Home page opens.
  • Click the Home Networking tab at the top of the 2Wire Home page.
  • Click on Wireless Settings. then click EDIT SETTINGS located on the right panel.
  • Here you will be able to fine the setting for your wireless connection
  • You can change the SSID, Wireless Channel, Wireless Security, and Network Key
  • Connect to your SSID by clicking on START then click on Connect To, Select your SSID then it will ask you for your Network Key. Type the Network Key then hit Connect
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Jan 31, 2011 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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I bought a wireless adapter at a garage sale and I do not know the WEP code


The WEP key is set in the wireless router you're trying to connect to, and that's the one you need to know. When you put the adapter in your computer and try to connect, you'll need to provide the code. There's nothing built into the wireless adapter already.

If you're trying to connect to a network and you don't know the key, you'll need to get it from someone who does. Or, if this is your own wireless router and was set up but now you've forgotten the key, you can reset it. There will be a recessed RESET button on the router's back panel. Press and hold it for 10 seconds and release it. The router will restart and all its settings will back to factory defaults. Then you can enter the wireless setup page and create a new WEP key.

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Need to turn of WEP, but dont know how.


type this #(192.168.11.) password type this (admin)..only password u need to type on the box

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How do I get the WEP key for my 2wire 2700hg-b router?


Take a look under your 2wire modem, wep key is located on the bar code.

Apr 09, 2009 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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2wire xbox 360 wireless


My 2 wire is a home portal 1000 which doens't have wireless. So the easiest way to solve this is to get a wireless router and plug it into your 2 wire router (I did this) then connect the xbox 306 to that.

Sep 24, 2008 | 2wire (1000-400108-001) Router

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Cannot get 2wire to work on my iphone! :(


Try this one:

>on ur WIFI networks, click "other..."
>then manually type in ur network name (if its set to default, it should be 2WIRE and the last 3 digits of ur SN. It is case sensitive so type the name exactly how it looks like.)
>make sure that the setting is set to WEP
>on the password box, enter a dollar sign/$ first and then the 10 digit code under ur 2wire

keep me posted on this one

Aug 30, 2008 | 2wire (1000-400106-003)

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WEP key for 2wire 2700


The WEP number is in a wireless router near you, you must have a wireless router been setup in your home, then you have to program it. you choose your wep key code and only will have access to this wireless network.

contact your local IT or computer repair guy to help you with this process.

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