looking to connect to wireless router

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by marcel-v, Dec 17, 2007.

  1. marcel-v macrumors regular

    Oct 25, 2006
    i recently bought an ibook and wireless router with airport, how can i actually connect? so far i can only use my ethernet cable. please help
  2. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    Did you follow the directions for setting up the router to work with your network setup? That's what you need to do, if you haven't already. If you've already configured it, then there are several things to check:
    1. Did you create a closed network? If you did, Mac OS X won't automatically detect it.
    2. Does your network require a wireless password? This would also cause auto-connection to fail.
    3. Did you turn off the broadcast SSID option in the router settings?
  3. Bulldog VII macrumors 6502

    Bulldog VII

    Jul 10, 2007
    Good luck, I have had so many problems trying to set up my AE, finally managed it get it on my network & still can't print wirelessly

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