Was the 2wire also plugged into the cable modem with the PC? See all 3 refurbished listings. It is not an outstanding router. I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone Show less Show more. Any Condition Any Condition. This item doesn’t belong on this page.

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In my case I had some old wireless devices that still needed WEP and Its user-friendly setup interface allows for establishing your home network painlessly, making this router a friendly option for those looking to have their own network.

That was handy for a VOIP adapter. About this product Product Information Set up your own wireless network when using the 2Wire HG-B router, an access point that opens up numerous possibilities for your home Internet. See all 3 refurbished listings. I can not rate the reliability higher now, but if it keeps on going for a year I’d definitely give it a 5 star reliability rating.

Does it effectively dial up, or do you just plug it att This modem is popular because it good at overcoming signal problems with DSL.

I will give this a try. Get the full speed of your Internet connection using its 4-port wired interface to connect more access points or devices. Selecting the appropriate 2-wire pair combination for your line will work better than leaving the setting at automatic. 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.


In a side-by-side comparison on a DSL line with speed issues, the 2-wire achieved significantly higher download speeds than an old Westell modem, somehow able to suck more pac kets through the wire.

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. I’ve taken the broken one apart and am simply putting it in another enclosure Post as a guest Name.

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.

Browse the Web using your wireless devices when connected to its 54 Mbps Wireless G channel and game with confidence using its wired interface, so you can do away with the risk of wireless signal interruptions ruining your experience.

2Wire HG-B Default Router Login and Password

I did order a second one though it arrived with 2 of the prongs broken from the power adapter. Sign up using Facebook.

You may also like. You can, however, use it as an access point. If you plan on using this with a fixed IP address it will help if you know something about setting up a DSL modem. Sign up using Email and Password.

Ag&t misspoke, connected to cable modem via ethernet cable. It works for me. The modem came with no setup instructions whatsoever but the some odd page manual was easy enough to find on the internet. Oh hold on, does the PC establish the connection to the internet? Is there a way to disable the modem and just use it as a router? Overall, for a DSL modem with built in wireless that works well at this price – you simply can’t get a better deal.


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

The modem works well and the interface is easy to navigate. The HG-B has pretty much all the features you might want in a at&, as long as you’re good with This item doesn’t belong on this page.

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 I have had 2 Westell W’s which, for no obvious reason ceased to function. At so many pages I’m not surprised that the manual doesn’t 2ire included since that would certainly add a fair amount to the price. This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition.