I’m a bit confused about the SSID. Soon my troubles will be over. She’s running Windows 98 which has better networking capability and may be why you’re having difficulty. And again I seek knowledge: I think Airport is the best way to go in this case.

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Buffalo Sonnet MacWireless All three of these cards are also times faster than an Airport card for sharing files over a local network but not for surfing the internet. Posted on Jan 8, 3: Ask a question Reset. Anyone have any advice?

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User profile for user: I explained to them that I got this all to work, but whenever I restarted the PC, it would not connect to the access point. Apr 6, 6: Jan 13, 6: Originally posted by rb2u Does your Mac use proxy settings also?

Glad to hear from you on this. Where does that come into play? And thanks for the tips!

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Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: If you have no proxy settings on the Mac you need to change the PC to connect directly no proxies. May 14, Anyway, I tried both.


I think Airport is the best way to go in this case. I’ll pass the details about the cards you listed to my friend and let him decide for himself what he wants to do. Now I can launch the Utility, find a signal and according to the utility get connected. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. My wife’s Linksyw has a 3 Com card with a similar utility and it tells the signal strength for her connection to my Airport Base Station.

Does your Mac use proxy settings also? He has a wireless router, but I don’t know for sure if it’s an Apple router or a third-party one. Your best bet if the PC doesn’t do the memorization is to paste the key into a text mzc on the desktop so you can copy and paste it into the PC connection.

I’ve had two good experiences with Linksys products.

May 14, 3: That said, what in the world were you thinking refering mac users to an adapter that isn’t mac compatible at all, from a company that doesn’t even make a mac-compatible linkssy Now for my next question: The sniffer utility probably provides the visual indicator on your task try.


Did you buy a Buffalo card? A new Airport card will cost twice as much as some third-party cards that are Broadcom-based and therefore will work with Apple’s own drivers and have antennas outside the Powerbook’s metal shell for better range and signal quality than an Airport card.

I think it has something to do with my network settings on the PC, but it’s set to obtain IP dynamically, mwc. Then I’m gonna try to install linux on mmac old windows laptop, and see if that breathes new life into it. It does not have any Mac software.

And again I seek knowledge: