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Problem with 2wire 2700HG router

The router keeps restarting itself over n over again. The power light keeps switching between green to red. Is there anything I can do about it? Thanks in advance

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This happens to me allot. All I do is turn off the wireless for a few hours the enable it again and it's ok for a month or so.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

  • James_Garcia Jan 16, 2009


    I forgot to mention that you turn off the wireless from the gateway webpage before it reboot on you again. You have to be quick with this.

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First thing to do here is to press and hold the reset button of the router for 30 seconds and check if the light will be normal if still the same a firmware upgrade is need for this router............

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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I cannot stay connected to internet, my model 2701HG-B 2wire at&t dsl will start flashing red then disconnect me from the internet or my game site, how can i get this to stay fluently connected please!


You might want to try disconnecting everything EXCEPT the power cord. If you still get the red power light (it should stay there forever) then bring the gateway to Radio Shack or somewhere they have a 5 volt DC @ 2 amp power supply and plug it in for 5 to 10 minutes and see if the power light then stays green. If it stays green then all you need is a new power supply! If not, then the gateway is fried. Mine keeps going from a solid green power light to a flashing green power light and I can hear a relay click every 2 minutes at which time a pop-up say "ethernet line disconnected". I tried new power supply etc. to no avail! It is fried after 1.5 years! No more 2wire for me!

Sep 28, 2010 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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Fry's wireless g router


I found this on this site:
2Wire 2700HG-B Setup
1. Connection of phone line, ethernet and power adapter
2. Indicator light: POWER: green; Ethernet: blink; DSL: green; Internet: blink or red
3. Open IE beoswer.
4. address: 192.168.1.254
5. Click "Run System Setup Wizard"
6. Login with preset password: admin. Or change password: click "I forgot the password." Under question "Here’s a hint for the password wedding date", click "I still can’t remember the password.". Then Reset System Password by enter System Key which locate on back of the Router (like: [1234567890]), and your new password, then click "Submit"
7."Set Up Your 2700HG-B Gateway" screen. Keep default "Key Code". Click "Next"
8. "Time Zone". Select your time zone,then click "NEXT"
9. "Set Up Connection Info". Enter "PPP Authentication" information provided by internet service provider. "Username", "Password", and "Confirm Password", then click "NEXT"
10. Screen "Connecting" running...
11. Auto turn to screen "2700HG-B Gateway Setup Complete", click "FINISH", or "EXIT" to complete setup or "Register" to register with 2WIRE on line.

Jan 28, 2010 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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Connection to my computer of hp photosmart c6300 via belkin adsl2router


2Wire 2700HG-B Setup
1. Connection of phone line, ethernet and power adapter
2. Indicator light: POWER: green; Ethernet: blink; DSL: green; Internet: blink or red
3. Open IE beoswer.
4. address: 192.168.1.254
5. Click "Run System Setup Wizard"
6. Login with preset password: admin. Or change password: click "I forgot the password." Under question "Here’s a hint for the password wedding date", click "I still can’t remember the password.". Then Reset System Password by enter System Key which locate on back of the Router (like: [1234567890]), and your new password, then click "Submit"
7."Set Up Your 2700HG-B Gateway" screen. Keep default "Key Code". Click "Next"
8. "Time Zone". Select your time zone,then click "NEXT"
9. "Set Up Connection Info". Enter "PPP Authentication" information provided by internet service provider. "Username", "Password", and "Confirm Password", then click "NEXT"
10. Screen "Connecting" running...
11. Auto turn to screen "2700HG-B Gateway Setup Complete", click "FINISH", or "EXIT" to complete setup or "Register" to register with 2WIRE on line.

Oct 30, 2008 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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Dsl modem 2 wire is losing power


ANOTHER COMMON ISSUE: If your modem keeps restarting once the power LED turns solid green, the most likely cause is the power adaptor. Replace the power adaptor and all should be well again.

Jul 23, 2008 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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Modem keep rebooting.


It sounds like you have a bad modem. Have you tried to plug the device into a different power outlet? This will rule out that it's a possible power issue in the outlet.

If no change by trying a different outlet I would replace modem.

Hope this helps.

MO

Jul 12, 2008 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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Modem keeps rebooting


This problem seems to be ISP based.. I'm having the same problems last 2 days with AT&T DSL

Jul 12, 2008 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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2wire router


ANOTHER COMMON ISSUE: If your modem keeps restarting once the power LED turns solid green, the most likely cause is the power adaptor. Replace the power adaptor and all should be well again.

Jul 11, 2008 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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Wireless issue.


1. Connection of phone line, ethernet and power adapter
2. Indicator light: POWER: green; Ethernet: blink; DSL: green; Internet: blink or red
3. Open IE browser.
4. address: 192.168.1.254
5. Click "Run System Setup Wizard"
6. Log-in with preset password: admin. Or change password: click "I forgot the password." Under question "Here’s a hint for the password wedding date", click "I still can’t remember the password.". Then Reset System Password by enter System Key which locate on back of the Router (like: [1234567890]), and your new password, then click "Submit"
7."Set Up Your 2700HG-B Gateway" screen. Keep default "Key Code". Click "Next"
8. "Time Zone". Select your time zone,then click "NEXT"
9. "Set Up Connection Info". Enter "PPP Authentication" information provided by internet service provider. "Username", "Password", and "Confirm Password", then click "NEXT"
10. Screen "Connecting" running...
11. Auto turn to screen "2700HG-B Gateway Setup Complete", click "FINISH", or "EXIT" to complete setup or "Register" to register with 2WIRE on line.
For a more detailed first time install no software needed check this link:
http://www.dslreports.com/faq/14083
Enjoy!
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Feb 06, 2008 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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Occasional reboots


i too have found this problem with the 2 wire 2700 and found that if the router tries to alter the connection speed and finds it cannot connect at the faster speeds it has to reset itself to revert back to a slower connection speed, so keep an eye on your connection speed which can be found in the routers settings on the initial page and check if the speed registered is faster than that of which your line can carry, if so then you need to contact your isp.

Aug 31, 2007 | 2wire 2700HG-B Router (2700HGB)

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