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Problem with mac seeing this wireless router

Hey, My mac is having problems detecting this wireless router at home. Any suggestions?

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    C. Dante May 11, 2010

    Are other computers able to connect wireless to the router?
    Are you broadcasting your SSID?


  • Stingrayvt
    Stingrayvt May 11, 2010

    Are you using any type of wireless security, WEP, or WPA?


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Hi,
please log onto router user interface by typing 192.168.1.1 in address bar>>
check whether ssid broadcast is enabled or not-it should be enabled>>
change ssid,and security key (wep or wpa) if any.>>
power cycle or restart router>>\
on mac os-click apple menu---click network preferences--network utility--change the show parameter as airport>>it will scan and show the network>>click on ok or apply>>

ps:make sure wifi-switch is turned on and distance is not too far.
thsnk you.

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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