Built in Ethernet or Wireless?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by stockcerts, Oct 12, 2007.

  1. stockcerts macrumors 65816

    Jun 29, 2007
    San Francisco, CA
    Can anyone tell me how to confirm if I'm using my built in ethernet (cable modem) or a wireless connection? I just spent a few days in a hotel with my new IMac and I was making use of their wireless connection.

  2. FJ218700 macrumors 68000


    Mar 8, 2007
    Blue Dot, Red State
    If you're online without the ethernet cable plugged in, you're probably using wireless.

    If the cable is plugged in and there is wireless signal too,, and you don't know what you're using, got to network preferences and look at the network status, then the port configurations. you'll see what I mean

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