Overall, for a DSL modem with built in wireless that works well at this price – you simply can’t get a better deal. I don’t think it will work, the surfboard is “stupid”, so it doesn’t behave like a proper router. 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’. I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone I’ve taken the broken one apart and am simply putting it in another enclosure

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You can, however, use it as an access point. Purchased this router as a backup for an identical one that I currently use. In fact, many DSL subscribers recommend using it only as a modem “bridge mode”. Read full review Verified purchase: An excellent DSL modem with wireless at n unbeatable price.

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2Wire HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/ Wireless G Router | eBay

Great while it works The HG-B has pretty much all the features you might want in a gateway, as long as you’re good with This modem is popular because it good at overcoming signal problems with DSL.


Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your at&y use of the website is subject 2701gg these policies. Thanks for the help. Selecting the appropriate 2-wire pair combination for your line will work better than leaving the setting at automatic.

Connected to router via wifi.

It is not an outstanding router. Get the full speed of your Internet connection using its 4-port wired interface to connect more access points or devices. This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. I’m misspoke, connected to cable modem via ethernet cable. 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.

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

I did order a second one though it arrived with 2 of the prongs broken from the power adapter. You may also like. The modem came with no setup instructions whatsoever but the some odd page manual was easy enough to find on the internet.


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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. Sign up using Facebook. Skip to main content.

This item may or may not be in original packaging. Kevin 59 3 4 I recently switched from DSL to cable Internet. That was handy for a VOIP adapter.

It cannot be done. 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. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Oh hold on, does the PC establish the connection to the internet?