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I have the same problem they asked i cant connect to the internet i have a apple clamshell laptop with an airport card but when i go to the internet it says server not found?

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When you encounter a server not found error, I've found it helpful to temporarily connect directly again with an ethernet cable. Then, open a browser window. Go up to the address line an delete what's there. The type in 192.168.1.1 ans see if the router says hi. If it does, get weird and tuen of the puter. Then unplug the router.

Sit down and have a beer

Then, reconnect the router to its power source

Make sure you have disconnected the ethernet cable from the router to your puter.

Then just get back online. Remember, even if I missed it this time I won't next time. If i missed something this time, forgive me. It sucks to ask ,cause I'm kinda smart, but I'm tired.

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Hi Sahemric,

What OS is running on your system also, OS9 or OSX. I've got to wrack my brain to remember how to check in OS9 (it's been about 6yrs since I last used it) but in OSX it's very simple. Goto the apple symbol in the menu bar choose 'About this mac' then 'more info...' and in the left hand 'Contents' panel in the 'Network' section is 'AirPort Card'. Select that and if it says 'No information found' then you ain't got it! Otherwise it will give you the Make, model and settings.

If you have got one then the setup is different for each version of the OS so again I'd need that but that should get you part way there

All the best
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