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Topic # 157607 6-Dec-2014 04:25
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I'm Awaiting my Fibre install on Tuesday. I received the Hg659 already and I thought i'll replace my ancient Asus WL 600G and have it plugged in and setup the wifi  etc on my existing account while I count the hours ;) . However I see it comes set by default to VDSL and gives "cable error 8180" I can't just plug in and continue via my ADSL2+ with the new router.

So what I need to know is where and how to disable to VDSL default and get my existing Adsl2+ up and running with the new router.





 


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  Reply # 1190015 7-Dec-2014 00:26
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Surely someone must know?




 


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  Reply # 1190021 7-Dec-2014 01:12
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I'm it is possible as I remember doing it before in the past, but it's been a while and my HG659 is lying dormant right now...

 

I'll try pull something up to see if I can help you out..

 

 

 

After a factory reset the wizard didn't help auto select ADSL as a access type?



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  Reply # 1190025 7-Dec-2014 03:51
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I've not factory reset it, but iv'e since found the other advanced admin login for the unit which might have away to enable the DSL.. Not tried as yet..

 

 

Interesting I can see the line sync of this router for adsl2+ is at 20 MBITS, vs 17 on my ancient router..

 





 


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  Reply # 1190030 7-Dec-2014 06:49
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This can be done easily once you logged in as admin.

But why bother? 







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  Reply # 1190068 7-Dec-2014 09:56
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nakedmolerat: This can be done easily once you logged in as admin.

But why bother? 

 

 

So I can tidy up in here and put the old router in the bin, and set up my other devices on the new one. A few devices also need passwords tweaked

 

 

WPA pre shared key on the old router was happy with a 7 character key. The new one is demanding 8 minimum.

 

 

Old router didn't even have 5 GHZ

 

 





 


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  Reply # 1190070 7-Dec-2014 10:07
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Yes you can who are you logging into the modem as?

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  Reply # 1190072 7-Dec-2014 10:10
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log in as Admin:http://www.neatstuff.co.nz/HG659.html

Then follow this

http://help.spark.co.nz/app/answers/detail/a_id/35249/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xNDE3OTAwMDE3L3NpZC9RLWhaTWU5bQ%3D%3D

change the Internet Account and internet Password



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  Reply # 1190073 7-Dec-2014 10:40
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Ive had a PM with the info. Which I will try later tonight with the admin login and VF-NZhg659

But if you would like to post the info here to confirm it? and no the link to the Spark info was not the same.

I'm on Vodafone ADSL2+ and moving  to Vodafone Fibre on Tuesday






 


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