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That 2wire modem likely uses ISP branded firmware. It works for me.

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

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’.

Is there a way to disable the modem and just use vateway as a router? I’m misspoke, connected to cable modem via ethernet cable. An excellent DSL modem with wireless at an unbeatable price.

At&t hg-b 2Wire Wireless Gateway DSL Router Modem | eBay

The modem came with no setup instructions whatsoever but the some odd page manual was easy enough to find on the internet. Anything connecting to the 2Wire will get an IP modeo from your PC and connect via it to the internet. Use the single USB gtaeway. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


Save on Modem-Router Combos Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Most relevant reviews See all reviews. I think we’re almost there. If you plan on using this with a fixed IP address it will help if you know 2wiire about setting up a DSL modem. You can do this via trial and error easy enough. I did order a second one though it arrived with 2 of the prongs broken from 2701g power adapter. I will give this a try. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

The 2-Wire lets you reserve IP addresses to devices, so you can set up port vateway to a device without actually setting a fixed IP on the device. Since you cannot use the DSL port, there is no way to get it to route.

AT&T 2701hg-b 2wire Gateway DSL Modem Wireless Router

I have updated my answer, if the new approach works, then I’ll delete the original text. Show More Show Less. Modeoo your PC and cable modem to the 2wire modem now gayeway point and you will be able to have cable modem internet through your wifi modem. 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.


In the few weeks that I’ve had this installed there have been no problems with it whatsoever.

Overall, for a DSL modem with built in wireless that works well at this price – you simply can’t get a better deal. I can still connect to the internet and my computers can all “see” each other. Post as a guest Name.

It’s weaknesses are mostly confined to the router, and I won’t go into them, because they have been covered ad nausium, and the adsl can be used with separate router. In fact, many DSL subscribers recommend using it only as a modem “bridge mode”.

This modem is popular because it good at overcoming signal problems with DSL. I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone I 2wirf 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 gateeway over” and I could no longer connect to the Internet.

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