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Turnoff Wifi?

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Turnoff Wifi?

Hi All,  I just had gigabit service installed and noticed that they are running the wifi on the modem.  I think I do not need this up since I go from the modem to my Netgear Nighthawk router.  Can I shut the modem wifi off somehow?

 

-Frank

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https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/wireless-gateway-enable-disable-bridge-mode

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That's what I found also, but that turns off MoCA also, I think?  Not sure I want to do that given it shows that i have 4 items connected to MoCA.

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Do you use X1 wireless boxes? That’s the only thing that uses moca through the gateway. Unless you need moca on

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I do have 1 wireless box, but thought it was hooked to my wireless network, maybe it is on the xfinity wireless....


@CCAndrew wrote:
Do you use X1 wireless boxes? That’s the only thing that uses moca through the gateway. Unless you need moca on

 

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The gateway uses moca to talk to your main box and then connects to the wireless box through Wi-Fi. So unless you change the wireless box to a wired cable box or use a Roku and the Xfinity Stream app, you cant change it to bridge mode

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gotcha, thank you...on the upside, I can probsably hook up an adapter and get lan service to my mesh network!