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My new Mac notebook can not connect to my Westell

I just purchased a new macbook...I love it but it will not connect to my wireless network at home. My Mac shows my network but it fails to connect. and yes I did type in the correct password.... My mac automatically connects to all other networks..example.. my work, cafe etc but not my house.. Also, I have couple laptops which are operating under XP but.. they connect without a problem but when my friend came over..pulled out his laptop which was using Vista...that didnt connect either...

Some one please help... I want to use my Macbook at home!

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  • wsuh Nov 25, 2008

    Junker999200 thanks for your solution! It solved my problem. !!!



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Try changing the channel setting on the Westell modem from 6 to some other channel, I chose 11 and it fixed the problem

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