Skip to comments.OK. I have a Mac- now what?
Posted on 09/05/2007 7:44:41 PM PDT by perfect stranger
Installing a wireless USB connection went by without a hitch with my Compaq using XP Pro, but not with this machine.
What am I missing?
Direct connect your mac into your router using a network cable, go to the website for the manufacturer of your wireless network USB dongle, look to see if they have any Mac drivers for it.
What operating system are you using on your MAC?
How do I find that out from the desktop?
Look for “About this Mac.”
I’m using OS 9.2
Ok, my husband is thinking about this.
I’ve been exploring it for a few hours before posting and That one thing I didn’t see aywhere.
Click on the Apple in the upper left hand corner of the screen, select “About this Mac”, then click on the “More Info...” button. Click on the word “Hardware” on the left side of the window that appears, and copy the contents of the right side of the window where it says “Harware Overview”. Paste it in the thread...:)
If you are trying to make your old MAC a wireless to hook up to your router; then you have to use an ethernet client bridge.
One more answer coming up fm.
The client bridge is also marketed as wireless gaming adapters.
I never heard of wireless USB.
‘About this Mac’ comes up as ‘About this Computer” and has none of those options.
Check with Office Max or Staples and tell them what you are looking for and what you are trying to do.
My apologies. I meant a wireless connection plugged in through a USB.
No...is that a problem?