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HT2000W as Bridge

Can I disable wifi on the HT2000W and use a separate router? I want to limit bandwidth on a guest network and I have a TP Link router that will do that. This would be using the HT2000W as a bridge perhaps but I am not completely sure of my of that. I suppose this is like treating the HT2000W as a modem not a modem/router. 

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You can't put the HT2000w into bridge mode... The best you will be able to do is disable the Wifi on the HT2000w, and hook up a secondary router and treat the HT2000w as if it's just a modem.


Hello fritzak, thank you for posting on the community. It is possible to disable the wireless networks on your modem/router, here are some steps on how to do so.


1. Type into any web browser connected (wirelessly or via

LAN cable) to your HT2000W.


2. Click the Wi-Fi Settings link.


3. Enter the default administrative password: “admin”


4. Click the LOGIN button.


5. Here are some optional features of the Wi-Fi Settings:


a. Modify the default SSID and password for both the 2.4GHz and

5GHz bands.


b. Enable and/or name the 2.4GHz and 5 GHz guest networks.


c. Disable Wi-Fi from your HT2000W by unchecking “SSID enable” for

each tab (2.4GHz, 2.4GHz Guest, 5GHz, and 5GHz Guest).


d. View which devices are connected.


e. Manage parental control features, port forwarding, etc


Fritzak, it's been a while since we last heard from you, so we will close this thread. If you still have concerns, please start a new thread and include a detailed explanation so we can better assist you.