PC finds wifi network, but not my PowerbookG4

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by carolnorton, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. carolnorton macrumors newbie

    Apr 6, 2007
    Just got back from the beach where my husband's Dell found a wireless network to connect to, but my Powerbook G4 (with Airport extreme) found nothing. Back home now and it's finding my network with no problem.

    For future reference, what should I do when this happens?
  2. emw macrumors G4


    Aug 2, 2004
    Leave your laptop at home and enjoy the beach?

    Seriously, though, the PowerBooks aren't known for fantastic wireless service, especially the Ti models (although I'm assuming you're using an Al version with Extreme, but correct me if I'm wrong).

    Was your husband's signal strong, or was it fairly weak? If he had a strong signal, and you weren't seeing anything, perhaps you could try entering the SSID into your PowerBook and see if it connects then.

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