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Wireless Modem don"t connect

Can You help. My computers USB port doesn't recognise the Maxon wireless broadband modem - is there a configuration that I can add - I have OS 10.5.1 - Is there anything I can do. I have exhausted my ISP's solutions. Thanks in advance.  Mike

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  • melp91 Mar 13, 2009

    i have a wireless card but i plug it in to my g4 and nothing happens hoe do i install it

  • Paul Burrows
    Paul Burrows May 11, 2010

    Hi there
    Are you trying to connet to the modem via the USB to configure it?
    Or are you unable to pick it up wireless (in your available networks)?

    The first thing you need to do is insure you have the latest firmware update. You can download that from the manufactures site. They have just released a new beta version for macs.

    I you do not have it they also have a instruction pdf. The Aus site is quite quick for dwonloads.

    http://www.maxon.com.au/downloads.php?p=...


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Well imac G4's don't  have built in airport (wireless internet) included as usual with apple its another item you must buy an airport extreme card  then hook it up to an airport base station another item to buy via wireless internet then hook you airport extreme base station up to your modem via ethernet. whew ok now sync the airport base station to your imac using airport set up application then select your network and type your WEP password and viol internet in about 1 hour if your lucky hope this helped my fingers hurt now LOL. 

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