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Wireless-B BroadBandRouter BEFW11S4 driversfor mac os x &win xp

There is just a firmware update file,i need the setup file to install the router for mac os x,and windows xp.plz help me.i searched the web but only firmware's are found. i need the drivers....exe for win xp and .dmg for mac os x 10.4.11

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Just connect the computer wired on the computer your mac and no need to run the disc because it will not read it because the cd for linksys is good only for windows. You may OPEN safarri or IE browser, then try type on the address bar 192.168.1.1 - nothing for username and password is admin.

from there you may configure the router on what type of internet connection you have from you ISP, don't forget to save settings...

thank you

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1) When you boot into XP mode, the XP operating system is in
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2) Check the XP device manager to see if the ethernet NIC
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