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

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I was using a linksys wireless with broken antenna to connect my imac and g4. but after i got my iphone, i wanted to start using my wifi ( silly me) well, I had no antenna, but a friend had a wireless that he was using just as a wired router. so we traded and now I've got a wireless. take it home and start setting it up, i follow the directions on the linksys site. router works great but my imac won't connect if i set up wep or wpa. i know nothing about this stuff so i' lost here... what can i do to ger some encryption in there??
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chek for firmware updates for the router on the linksys site. also look for software updates for airport on apple's site.
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I'll try that tomorrow. I hope it'll be that simple!!! thanks!!!
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I'll try that tomorrow. I hope it'll be that simple!!! thanks!!!
What model is the new Linksys router and was was the old one? I need that info to help.
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I forget which one wep or wpa you have to put a leading '$' in front of the password. Check google and the forum, it has been discussed several times.
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And don't bother calling Linksys - already done that - as soon as you tell them you have a Mac, their response is "We don't support Mac's", even from their supervisor's.

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befw11s4 version 4.0

I tried to get the firmware, but it's an exe file, and I'm the middle of rebuilding my windows on bootcamp. but I've got the file for the firmware upgrade. i really appreciate the help guys!!!
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