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HT2497 airport wireless

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Mar 24, 2013 9:48 AM

i just bought the imac computer with the airport extreme and connot get the computer to find the airport ( green light is on on the airport but just won't link up) and i can't even get to a setup page what is going on

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  • Tesserax Level 8 Level 8 (47,575 points)
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    Mar 24, 2013 12:51 PM (in response to schue69)

    By default, the AirPort Express will broadcastl an unsecured Wi-Fi network with a network name of something like: Apple Network NNNNNN.

     

    Can the iMac "see" this network? Can it see other Wi-Fi networks in the area? Regardless, try temporarily connecting the iMac directly to the Express via Ethernet. Can the AirPort Utility on the iMac find the Express now?

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