Airport Express + PS2 + Netgear

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by havenhamilton, Mar 1, 2005.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Mar 1, 2005
    The person i live with recently bought a netgear model cg814wg router. i'm trying to set up my airport express so i can play my playstation2 online. ive read every topic i can on the subject but none are helpful. is there anyone who was in my situtation who can help me? i called apple and they wont help me because of the netgear and netgear wont help me because of apple. im really stuck and need help. thanks so much
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Jan 15, 2003
    Brooklyn, NY
    I have no helpful information, i just wanted to say that i think netgear sucks. I've had 2 or their wireless b routers that have stopped working after about a week. Now I dislike them even more after hearing they refuse to help you because of the type of computer you have. Unreal.
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 1, 2005
  4. macrumors 6502


    Mar 3, 2005
    Charlotte, NC
    sorry but i dont think it will work on your router. You have to have a WRT54G linksys router or one of the belkin models (not sure which). This is because you have to set it up as a router in WDS, because the ethernet port has to be free.
  5. macrumors regular

    Apr 7, 2004
    I tried to get my AP Express to play nice with my PS2 and couldn't get it to work. It's technically possible (I found a few items on the web about it, nothing sufficiently thorough however) but I've never been able to do it. I also tried to share my PB's connection by plugging the PS2 into the PB and enabling sharing but that didn't work either (on Windoze it worked very well, however). So... yeah. I'd just get a wireless bridge or one of the access points LinkSys makes just for that purpose.

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