XP - Airport - Ibook help!

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by --Bomber--, May 6, 2004.

  1. --Bomber-- macrumors newbie

    May 6, 2004
    Hi, I have a home network of 3 windows XP pc's sharing a broadband internet connection. I have an alcatel speedtouch USB broadband modem going into the host pc.
    I am new to macs and have just bought a new ibook and an airport extreme card.
    I have just been given a friends old graphite Airport and would like to somehow make it work off my windows network so i can browse the web with my ibook wirelessly.

    This is where i have been having problems. I initially plugged a network cable from my home network (ethernet) hub into the back of the Airport and installed the Airport admin utility for windows (1.0) onto the host pc ( the one that has the broadband going directly into).

    However when run the Airport Admin Utility no airport is shown? and I can't see that my computer is accessing it at all.

    Have i got all the hardware i need?

    If someone can help me with a walkthrough it would be an amazing help!

    I am a complete wireless noob and am as lost as a lost thing in Lostville on lostday. Help!

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