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Router Cannot get our MAC laptop to connect to the internet through the router

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I prefer to test these problems in a step by step manner.

Have you tried to connect either the laptop or any other computer to the internet using an ethernet cable instead of wireless?
If so could the wired computer use the internet successfully?

If so skip down to Wireless Considerations

Can you provide a web link to your internet service providers (ISP) help or support web site? If necessary will you provide you location city and state if required to access the ISP's help/support site?

Can you confirm the make and model of your router as a Netgear WT624SC?

Wireless Considerations

Can you provide the manufacturer and model of your wireless adapter or the model of the Mac Laptop if it has a built-in wireless adapter?

Given that you now have a wireless network are you interested in discussing security options to protect you from people accessing your wireless network from outside your home? (if the signal is strong enough -- from inside home I can see two of my neighbors wireless routers not to mention my own)

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Type username as "admin" and password is "admin" or blank or "password"
then go to wi fi security then mac security then add your computers MAC addreses in allow list.

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I managed to figure it out. I had to clone the MAC address to get the router to connect to the Internet.

I still have another problem though, my laptop still won't connect to the router. I'm using Vista, is this a possible network adapter issue? My laptop is fine at connecting to other wireless networks round my friend's houses/libraries...

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