How to Configure a Westell 327W Modem

By Hollan Johnson

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Westell 327W came out in 2005 and is still in use today as a simple and powerful DSL modem. Not only is the Westell 327W a wireless modem, it is also a wired modem that has 4 Ethernet jacks for different computers or other devices. If you want to configure a Westell 327W with a computer it is quite simple as long as you have DSL Internet.

Step 1

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Plug the Westell 327W into a power source and plug the phone line into a phone jack and into the modem. Wait until all of the lights on the modem are green.

Step 2

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Plug the Ethernet cable into your computer, for a wired connection. For a wireless connection, put up the Westell 327W Modem’s antenna.

Step 3

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Select the Westell 327W Modem from the list of available Wi-Fi connections on your computer, if you are connecting wirelessly.

Step 4

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Open the web browser on your computer and type in “launchmodem” or “” into the address bar and press “Go.”

Step 5

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Type in your user name and password. Press “Connect.”