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You'll need to contact your ISP and have the DSL service moved to the new line. The laptop sees the mdem or router and thinks it's connected, but the red internet light tells you the connection is not complete to the phone company.

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Reset your wireless router to factory settings.

On the back or bottom of your router, you will find a small hole perfect for a paperclip to be inserted.

While it is plugged into power, press an unbent end of a paperclip into the hole firmly for 30 seconds then release it.

Your router should now be at the factory settings.

You will need to set up the router very quickly to change the factory Admin password so that nobody else can get into it.

Get your setup instructions online by going to the router's manufacturer page to find the manual for your specific router.

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Did AT & T supply it? If so get back on to them and tell them it;s still happening and if they don't sort it out, you will subscribe with another company.

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I've never had any restrictions, I have an internal router, and several computers and devices access the internet through my AT&T account both wired and wireless. I don't know anything that would prohibit you using a machine to connect to the internet through one of their routers, and the fact that it can connect locally, if by locally, you mean you can access other devices connected to the router, then as a network analyst, computer guru, the only thing that I can think that 'might' interfere is your IP address on your computer; but, that would restrict the other devices from connecting to the internet too, or the laptop but not both. But, to me it sounds odd that you have such an issue, it has to be the way the network is configured on your laptop. If you know, you can check this through the DOS or Power Shell on your laptop. I presume it's windows, at the prompt, if windows, just type
ipconfig /all <return> = C:\ipconfig<sp>/all<return>
to check your network card IP and mask settings for all devices that could connect to the internet. Perhaps your laptop is IPv4 and the AT&T is set to IPv6 only, something like that.

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what is the default gateway for the ip address of whatever computer you are using ?
Not sure if they can change it but looking up the default gateway ip address will give you the router ip address if DHCP is being used and if it has changed somehow ?

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just go to router wifi use via browser

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Try another outlet. If problem persists then try another power cord if you have one or you might need to replace it.

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Resetting the System Password
If you forget your password and still cannot remember it after seeing your hint, click the I still can't remember the password link.
The Reset System Password page opens.
To obtain access to your system:
1. In the System Key field enter the 10-digit system key located on the bottom of your gateway.
2. In the Enter New Password field, enter a new system password. In the Confirm New Password field, reenter the system password.
3. In the Enter Your Hint field, enter an appropriate hint as described under "Setting a System Password" .
4. Click Submit.
Setting a System Password
Setting a system password protects your gateway settings from being modified or changed by someone who has not been given permission to do so. After setting a system password, you will be required to enter it whenever you attempt to access a gateway configuration page - for example, if you try to change the gateway's broadband connection settings or upgrade the gateway software. If a password has not been set,
a reminder notice is displayed when you attempt to access pages where settings can be changed.
To set your system password:
• Open a Web browser and access the gateway user interface by entering
http://gateway.2wire.net.
• Click the System tab.
• Click the System Password link in the System area of the Network at a Glance panel to open the Edit
System Password page.
1. In the Settings panel, click the Enable checkbox.
2. In the Enter New Password field, enter your password.
3. In the Confirm New Password field, re-enter your password.
4. Optional: In the Enter Your Hint field, enter a hint.
A hint is a word, phrase, or question that reminds you what the password is. There is an I forgot the password link on the password entry page. When you click this link, it shows you your hint and allows you to enter your password.
5. Click SAVE.

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Reset the router. There will be a pinhole on the back of the device. Use a paper clip to depress this for 30 seconds

I’m happy to help further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/michael_2ebcd3cbc4810dbf

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Uninstall it.
Ok so sometimes this IPv4 to IPv6 shim can become a problem and in some cases it does not appear in the list of adapters where you can quickly disable it. Fortunately there is a way to quickly disable the Teredo Tunneling interface using the command line. Open an elevated command window and type the following command:
netsh interface teredo set state disabled
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You can read more about 6to4 adapter commands here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc730854(WS.10).aspx

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You can configure your printer with the printer manager wireless settings.In the printer screen you can find "Network" and from there set to connect to your router.
Read some tips here.

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Your 2wire 2701HG-B does not have uPnP.


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Try resetting your wireless router, there maybe a reset button on the back of the router, then configure the wireless settings with WPA or WPA2 encryption.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

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If the wireless device is working properly the LED's blink when transfering and receiving data. Even when not in use the ISP modem and the wireless device will blink. I would start by Checking ALL cables in the network, verify the cable connections. Have your ISP verify the signal, if necessary have a ISP tech come out to analyze the signal.

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Only you know your wifi password. If I asked you for my wifi password, what would say?

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Sounds like a startup self test. All wireless devices go through a power on self test. Does it connect? You can connect to it and go online? I rarely turn mine off, only in a electrical storm.

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Is your wireless Secured by a password? Unplug the wireless,and Modem, remove battery, if applicable, check all connections, cables, replace battery, plug in modem, allow it to selftset, plug in wireless, allow to selftest, reboot computer. if no change, contact ISP for testing. Most likely it's not your wireless it's your computer and specificly your broswer. I don;t know waht your computer is or what OS you are using , so Try these tips, choose your OS : http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10things/10-ways-to-speed-up-windows-7/3332 OR : http://www.pcworld.com/article/143538/windows_vista.html OR http://www.wikihow.com/Speed-up-a-Windows-XP-Computer. Delete ALL TOOLBARS, in Manage Add-ons , remove, disable, ALL unnessary TOOLBARS, Skype, Chat,etc. In Search Providers remove all but Google. I suppest Downloading MALWAREBYTES freeware at :http://www.filehippo.com/download_malwarebytes_anti_malware/. UNCHECK the TRIAL PRO version, you wat the freeware. Run a FULL SCAN, DELETE ALL RESULTS. ALSO, another freeware program CCLEANER at : http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/. This will clean the junk from your system , also in the STARTUP section, disable ALL unnessary startup programs. Run a FULL SCAN with your UP-TO-DATE Anti Virus, REBOOT THE Machine.

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