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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Apr 25, 2008
    can not connect to net
    I have just got a power mac g5 and have tried several times to get on the net. I have a virgin net speedtouch modem and i have installed the drivers but to no avail.
    can someone please advise as to how i can get connected.

    Cheers Ken.

  2. #2

    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11.1.
    Does your ISP have a help program? Try them first to make sure all modem settings are correct. Does help if you are using a Mac friendly provider.

    Have you set up Network in System Preferences with IP addresses etc?

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Apr 25, 2008
    Yes they do , and it does explain in great detail how to install for mac but it still does not work. So i have found that this modem has caused many people problem in the past. I see that getting a new modem / router is advised , my question is which and can i connect to the mac with ethernet or does it have to be usb as it is now.

    Cheers Ken.

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    mcjacksonnelson's Avatar
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    Jan 31, 2008
    2.53 Intel Core Duo Mac Mini; 4g RAM; 350g HD, OS 10.6.3
    is there a way to test it on another machine? just to rule out if its the modem or the computer that is the problem....
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