mirisho <yehudajoearthlink.net> wrote:
: OK so I am house sitting for a friend. They have a home network set up
: (they use PCs). I schlepped my baby Mac with me (I am a recent convert
: to things Macintosh and have fallen in love). I was hoping that I
: could connect to their home network.
: They have cable Internet and use a Linksys router for their network.
: Is there a kind soul out there who would give me a step by step guide
: on how to get my Mac to see their home network?
MJ, it was easy when I did it. I encourage you to try a few things and
it'll probably work.
There are some configuration options on the Linksys router that could make
The usual issues are the SSID (a.k.a. "network name") and the password.
You'll want the more recent airport software in your Mac to make it easier
to enter the network password.
If they have set the router to "restrict to certain MAC addresses" then
you'll need to find yours and add it to the router config.
If you want more, let us know which Mac OS you are using.
You do have the basics... airport card turned on, airport selected in the
network settings, and "Configure using DHCP", right?
Sally Shears (a.k.a. "Molly")
[email]sshearstheWorld.com[/email] -or- [email]SallyShears.org[/email]