Using a USB network adapter

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by supermario19, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. supermario19 macrumors member

    Aug 17, 2006
    Ok so I have an old usb network adapter. My g3 imac seems to be having trouble lately, as everytime my router resets itself, which is getting more frequently, I end up with a 169.x.x.x ip address. So I decided to try the usb adapter. it is a netmate by catc and the model is u-eth-nmo2. According to the companies site it only supports windows, but I have heard many people can get unsupported devices to work. Any suggestions?
  2. MisterMe macrumors G4


    Jul 17, 2002
    So how do you expect to fix your router by installing an unsupported USB network adapter in your Mac?
  3. supermario19 thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 17, 2006
    Well its a problem with the network card, because all the other computers connected to the router are fine.

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