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Would like to restore my 2701hg b gateway to factory settings

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  1. Unplug Your Router
  2. Turn The Router Around
  3. Look For A Hole About The Size of A Pencil Point
  4. Looking Closely, You Will See <Reset>
  5. Using An Unfloded Paper Clip, Insert The Paper Clip End Into The Reset Switch Opening
  6. Press and Hold For 30 Seconds and You Are Back To Factory Settings.
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There will be a small reset button on the back that you will have to hold down for 20 seconds with a paperclip while powered on to restore it to default. If that does not work, start with it unplugged, hold down the button, then plug it in. Normally the first one should do the trick.

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The reset button is on the back of the 2wire modem.

with the modem turned ON, push in and hold the reset button for 20sec, this will put it back to factory settings.
wait for the modem to reboot (wait approx 2 minutes)

Good Luck.

Posted on Mar 24, 2011

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SOURCE: how many pc's can a 2wire gateway 2701hg-b

generally 4 at a time, but I don't know if there's really a limit, but you'll be sharing your bandwidth, which will slow down your connections.

To find out, open the prompt window and type the following:

ipconfig /all (notice the space) - hit enter.

Find the Default Gateway IP address.
Open Internet Explorer, and type the IP address above into the browser field for going to web pages. You will now be able to check the router yourself.

The ip may be something like: 192.168.2.1 - check it out.

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