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Location: Kent, UK
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Mac Specs: 2013 MacBook Air i5 13" / 2014 MacBook Air i5 11" / iMac C2D 2.16 GHz 20" / iMac G5 1.6 GHz 17"

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Yes it's true, older Airport cards will only work with a maximum of WEP security.
I would firstly shut the iBook down completely, then reset the security on the router to WEP, with a strong password, and restart the router.
Lastly, start the iBook up once more and see if you can get a connection with the new settings.

When I had an iBook G3 it was restarting the router then the Mac that finally got things connecting, and after that things were fine.

Hope this helps,



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