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Belkin N router will not let Mac notebook connect now that N/G/B is enabled

Until recently, I was running my router in G-mode only (I did not have an N adapter) which worked fine with my wired PC, PC laptop, Mac notebook (not sure what model), and PS3.

I just installed an expresscard N adapter in my PC laptop (which works great), but now the Mac will not connect to the router. It can see it in the wireless networks available.
I also changed the channel from 6 to 7 in the router config.

I realize from browsing multiple sites that Belkim N does not usually work with Macs, but think it`s odd that it worked in G-only, but not in mixed.
The router did not advise that it needed a firmware update on May 26/08 when I last accessed Admin config.

Any thoughts would be great!

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  • why_14 May 11, 2010

    There were some intercompatibility issues with the Macbook's airport drivers, what OS are you running? if you are running 10.5 have you downloaded the 10.5.2 update?

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The router does not care what brand of computer that wants access, only a MAC address. If you can see it in the wireless scan then you have a configuration setting to resolve. Steve Medley

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