I did order a second one though it arrived with 2 of the prongs broken from the power adapter. Thanks for the help. Read full review Verified purchase: 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’. Most relevant reviews See all reviews. I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone Overall, for a DSL modem with built in wireless that works well at this price – you simply can’t get a better deal.
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Email Required, but never shown. It’s weaknesses are mostly confined to the router, and I won’t go into them, because they have gatesay covered ad nausium, and the adsl can be used with separate router. I’m misspoke, connected to cable modem via ethernet cable. I tried hooking up the cable modem modwlo 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.
Trending Price New. In a side-by-side comparison on a DSL line with speed issues, the gatewat achieved significantly higher download speeds than an old Westell modem, somehow able to suck more pac kets through the wire. See all 3 refurbished listings. The 2-Wires are plentiful and cheap, but I have had poor reliability – having had one used gateway conk out after about a year, and another two eBay buys that worked out of the box, but lost connection after a few hours.
Sign up using Email and Password. The HG-B feature set is minimal, easy to set up web interface, good case-runs cool, with good network performance and wireless range.
2Wire HG-B 4-Port Wireless G ADSL 2/2+ Gateway, DSL-Warehouse
Show less Show more. This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. Ah yes, this wizard does for you what the instructions above would have done. Get the full speed of your Internet connection using its 4-port wired interface to connect more access points or devices.
Connect your PC and cable modem to the 2wire modem now access point and you will be able to have cable modem internet through your wifi modem. It works for me. Oh hold on, does the PC establish the connection to the internet?
wireless networking – How do I use a 2Wire HG-B as a router only? – Super User
Final piece was to run the network setup wizard and choose the option for “this computer connects directly to the internet and other computers connect through it.
Save on Modem-Router Combos Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Is there a way to disable the modem and just use it as a router? Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I have updated my answer, if the new approach works, then I’ll delete the original text. If you plan on using this with a fixed IP address it will help if you know something about setting up a DSL modem. I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone 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’.
AT&T 2701hg-b 2wire Gateway DSL Modem Wireless Router
Use the single USB 1. Post as a guest Name.
At so many pages I’m not surprised that the manual doesn’t get included since that would certainly add a fair amount to the price. I will give this a try. Get into the 2wire modem config and look around to disable the DHCP server.