Ibook G3 Airport card compatiblity problems

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by liza-nellie, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2009
    I recently purchased a G3 ibook from USA. I am in the Uk and have managed to connect to wi-fi internet at home, but when I go to the studio I cannot connect. The network does show up, then I enter the password and it keeps saying "password is incorrect". But it isn't - so is there a problem with the compatibility of my Airport card and is there anything I can do?
    Below is the spec of my laptop.
    Any help will be enormously appreciated - I am not very techy so I'm not familiar with a lot of the terms, just to warn you!!!

    Apple ibook Clamshell G3/366 MHz Laptop
    Grey (Graphite) colored
    Apple G3 366MHz CPU
    128 MB Base RAM
    6.0 GB Hard Drive
    12.1" TFT LCD Display (No dead pixels)
    10/100 Ethernet
    56K v.90 Modem
    1 USB Ports
    Airport Wireless Installed
    Currently has Mac OS X "Panther" 10.3.9 installed and running
  2. macrumors 68040


    Sep 28, 2008
    You'll need to tell us what kinda of encryption your WiFi network is using.

    If it's WEP type, you'll have to enter a $ before the password to get it to work. If it's WPA/WPA2, the old AirPort cards may not support that standard without a software update.
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2009

    the $ doesn't work, can you suggest anything else?
    Many thanks for your help,


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