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2WIRE 2701 router

I wish to buy a "generic" 2WIRE router (cheaper than from my EMBARQ DSL provider) and connect to the EMBARQ DSL. How do I program/set-up the router to work with the DSL?

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  • donaldwesley Aug 06, 2008

    Thank you VERY much. EMBARQ sells for $149 and I can get them for $75. Your solution seems easy enough and you explained it very well.

    Thank you, again


  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    bought from bell 2 years ago. Not with bell anymore. Want to use router with another service provider. how or what do I need to do ?

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You must log on to the browser interface of the router (usually for 2wire they use 192.168.1.254) run the set up wizard it will come to a screen which asks for a key code, this key code is provided by your ISP, you can try one of these and see if it works
if you have a PPPOE connection (you have a user name and password to log on to the internet with use this one.

5225-26Q4-2262-22AS-B28F

if it is not PPPOE use this

5225-26P4-6262-22AS-B2E7

to manually configure the router use this

5225-2374-WG62-22AS-BJ7P

If these do not work call your internet provider and ask them for the key code.

after that you should be all set.




Posted on Aug 06, 2008

  • Javier Ponce de LEon
    Javier Ponce de LEon Aug 19, 2008

    You are very welcome, I hope this worked for you, Let me know once you get the router if you have any other questions.

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