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AT&T 2wire Wireless Router DSL Modem 2701hg-b Gateway
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. The surfboard issues a single IP address to the device attached to its ethernet port – it registers a ruter MAC address only. To extend with a router you would 2701yg-b a router with an ethernet WAN port, which the 2Wire is not.
So leaving it configured as it is, with the LAN connected to the cable modem, and the wireless card connected to the wireless on the 2Wire again, disable DHCP on this device.
2Wire 2701HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router
Anything connecting 2wide the 2Wire will get an IP address from your PC and connect via it to the internet. Get into the 2wire modem config and look around to disable the DHCP server.
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. It cannot be done. Since you cannot use the DSL port, there is no way to get it to route.
You can, however, use it as an access point. That 2wire modem likely uses ISP branded firmware. 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.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Is there a way to disable the modem and just use it as a router?
Kevin 59 3 4 Was the 2wire also plugged into the cable modem with the PC? Both plugged into the PC how?
wireless networking – How do I use a 2Wire HG-B as a router only? – Super User
Do you have two network cards? I’m misspoke, connected to cable modem via ethernet cable. Connected to router via wifi. Oh hold on, does the PC establish the connection to the internet? Does it effectively dial up, or do you just plug it in?
I will give this a try. Thanks for the help.
I don’t think it will work, the surfboard is “stupid”, so it doesn’t 2701hg-v like a proper router. I have updated my answer, if the new approach works, then I’ll delete the original text. I think we’re almost there. I can still connect to the internet 2071hg-b my computers can all “see” each other.
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.
Ah yes, this wizard does for you what the instructions above would have done. Simon Sheehan 7, 12 2701hg-h Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up using Email and Password.
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