The lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’. Was the 2wire also plugged into the cable modem with the PC? I have updated my answer, if the new approach works, then I’ll delete the original text. You are doing yourself a great disservice by trying to use it as a router, as it likely has many limitations imposed by the ISP, and you might have NAT issues, among other things. I tried hooking up the cable modem directly to the Ethernet port of the PC, then turning on the 2Wire, but as soon as I did, it “took over” and I could no longer connect to the Internet. Check out our Login Guide for this router to continue.

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Bell 2wire Gateway HG-G wireless modem. The modem works well and the interface is easy to navigate.

Should be able to use for other providers. Now turn it around so you are looking at the back of it. I have updated my answer, if the new approach works, then I’ll delete the original text. Archived from the original on 27 July It may be a long time before 2wwire ever need this password again plenty of time to forget it.


We strongly recommend setting up your WiFi security at this point. The 2-Wires 2ire plentiful and cheap, but I have had poor reliability – having had one used gateway 2qire out after about a year, and another two eBay buys that worked out of the box, but lost connection after a few hours.

Do you have two network cards? Both plugged into the PC how?

Power, Port status, Link activity, Network utilization. I can not rate the reliability higher now, but if it keeps on going for a year I’d 2wige give it a 5 star reliability rating.

The Hindu Business Line. Yes MAC address filtering: This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, 27011 repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. Yes, I occasionally have to restart the modem, usually because of router problems, but I can usually maintain good service for a week or better.

In fact, many DSL subscribers recommend using 201 only as a modem “bridge mode”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

wireless networking – How do I use a 2Wire HG-B as a router only? – Super User

The 2-Wire lets you reserve IP addresses to devices, so you can set up port forwarding to a device without actually setting a fixed IP on the device.


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Yes Home broadband modem: Works well from a smoke and pet free home. I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone Its user-friendly setup interface allows for establishing your home network painlessly, making this router a 27011 option for those looking to have their own network.

2Wire 2701HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router

Resetting this router returns it to the initial factory defaults. You can, however, use it as an access point. See all 3 refurbished listings.

This modem is popular because it good at overcoming signal problems with DSL. Both modems have been unlocked. The following is a partial list of what will change when resetting your 2Wire router: This page was last edited on 13 Septemberat