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Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

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This ruined my perfectly fine day.

Well, I got my iMac back from repair. (the old 400 MHz SE DV graphite) I complained about it as my first post, if your bored, go look at it and read it's problem...
So, I also pick up an Airport card. Install that and reinstall OS 9 because OS X never worked for some reason. (don't bother helping me with this issue... and you get 2 cookies!) Whee.
Go through the setup, then setup Airport to join my Arort extreme base station. It said my password was incorect. No problem, retype it. Still incorect. Hmm...
I know what my password is, I used it to conect my PowerBook to Airport Extreme.

Note: I have an Extreme base station, my iMac runs on the not so extreme card. Do I have to do something special to set it up because of this?
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try restarting the base station

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Did...
But I can't do anything right now because the ***damned powerchord broke.
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Have you tried placing a "$" in front of the password? I had to do this with my network before I switched to Panther. I'm not sure if it applies in your case, but it's worth a shot.

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Thanks, I'll try it when I fix my base station.

Jesus Christ, I even broke that. I shouldn't be allowed near technology. X_X
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Thanks, I'll try it when I fix my base station.
Not sure if it will work for you, but if it does, I'd like a Chips Ahoy! please.
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Thanks! I don't know how, but I got in by turning off security.
Anyway, now I can't connect to the Internet, but I'm connected to the base station.
Any ideas?
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When all else fails, restart... that fixed it.
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