Bulk 14 AWG Hook-Up Wire $/ft | Analysis Plus
There seems to be no mention of the Guest access feature in the direct settings of the E so I can only guess that this was some simplified gimmick for the techno-challenged crowd that was added to the Connections software.
But for now, with my simple network its working fine with possibly dual firewalls running. I'd put a new pwd on this and thought I was good.
The E already has a firmware update available with bug fixes so I installed that with no problems. I didn't like that idea.
It wouldn't let me access the internet. For the the E I set it up as follows: Now there's a list of links on the left side. The E has 2wire hook up guest account option that will allow guests to access the internet wirelessly but not connect or use anything else on your personal network.
The 2WIRE would redirectly me to an internal page saying it had detected a "router behind a router" condition and asked if I wanted to resolve it. The instructions at the top of the page tell how to reconnect to the 2WIRE once it's in this mode, but the tech told me that I'd need to do a factory reset to get the gateway back into "smart" mode.
Once I'd manually set my computer to IP Rebooted everything again -full power down and restart. At this point I ran out of time so I pulled out the E until I could do more research.
The tech gave me some helpful advice I'm going to try out tonight. So I turned that off.
Can't find your answer? Perhaps Guest mode was to be the 2.
I let the Connections software do its thing. For me this was: