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I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

Posted by: Doreen R.      6 Oct 2008 @ 02:31
I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.
The reuter is downstairs next to my husbands computer. We have Virgin internet which is cable.

Reply by: John W. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Wantage, OX12      6 Oct 2008 @ 08:14
RE: I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

Hi. There are so many ways to do this. Does either the cable modem downstairs or your husband's computer provide a wireless signal? Do you have an airport card in the G4? Does the PC in your office connect to the internet; if so how?...

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Reply by: Doreen  R.      9 Oct 2008 @ 01:44
RE: I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

Yes, to the wireless signal downstairs. The reuter sits next to my husbands computer and I receive the signal via Netgear upstairs and connect to the internet. The netgear cd is only pc compatable. I looked in applications on the mac and in Utilities there is Airport Admin Utility and Airport Set Up Assistant. When I click on A.Set Up Ass. it says 'Cannot find Airport Card' Thanks for replying. Regards, Doreen.

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Reply by: Richard B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Edinburgh, EH1      9 Oct 2008 @ 09:01
RE: I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

Hi Doreen,

You will need to buy an Apple Airport card to put into your Mac before you can use the wireless.

They cost about £60 and you can get them from your local Apple stockist or have a hunt on the internet.

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Reply by: Alan B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Cambridge, CB22      9 Oct 2008 @ 09:41
RE: I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

Typically for Apple, a wireless adaptor ("airport card") that might cost under £20 for a PC, costs £60.

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      9 Oct 2008 @ 10:13
RE: I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

are there no generic USB cards with Apple drivers?

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Reply by: Richard B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Edinburgh, EH1      10 Oct 2008 @ 12:02
RE: I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

You can get USB wireless sticks but they are few and far between.

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Reply by: Doreen R.      29 Oct 2008 @ 16:25
RE: I would like to set up the internet on my G4. It sits next to the pc in my office upstairs.The re

Thanks to all for the advice which I will take up.
Had my PC disconected for over a week and your replies had gone into spam for some reason.
Regards. Doreen

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