I don’t think it will work, the surfboard is “stupid”, so it doesn’t behave like a proper router. 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. You can, however, use it as an access point. 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. 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. The modem works well and the interface is easy to navigate.
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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.
The HG-B feature set is minimal, easy to set up web interface, good case-runs cool, with good network performance and wireless range.
Final piece was to run the network setup wizard and choose the option for “this computer connects directly to the internet and 2wie computers connect through it. Kevin 59 3 4 Most relevant reviews See all reviews. I can still connect to the internet and my computers can all “see” each other.
Yes, I occasionally have to restart the modem, usually because of router problems, but I can usually maintain good service for at&&t week or better.
The modem works well and the interface is easy to navigate. You may also like.
wireless networking – How do I use a 2Wire HG-B as a router only? – Super User
Email Required, but never shown. 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. In fact, many DSL subscribers recommend using it only as a modem “bridge mode”.
I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone Thanks for the help.
See details for full description. This means the item has been inspected, at&g, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. 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.
2Wire 2701HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router
See all 3 refurbished listings. I zt&t order a second one though it arrived with 2 of the prongs broken from the power adapter.
I will give this a try. I’ve taken the broken 2sire apart and am simply putting it in another enclosure Is there a way to disable the modem and just use it as a router?