Currently Being ModeratedJul 18, 2013 8:02 PM (in response to beatleboy)
Airport utility will only recognize your Airport Express/Time Capsule/extreme
It is an that works with Apple Routers only.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 18, 2013 8:11 PM (in response to beatleboy)
If you are trying to configure the modem you got from comcast, I would suggest first, plugging an ethernet cable from your Mac Pro into the comcast modem. Then entering the IP address of the modem in your browser. Once you configure your wireless settings, you should be able to unplug and find the comcast modem through your wireless signal.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 18, 2013 10:44 PM (in response to Brunner21)
Thanks, Brunner21. My ethernet cable is connected. I have no clue as to where I would find the proper IP address for the modem. I entered what I thought was the IP address (a series of numbers listed on the bottom of the modem) into Safari and nothing came up. The fancy blue line began its journey across the address line and then just stopped. I'll look into it further tomorrow.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2013 5:18 AM (in response to beatleboy)
Ok, so first off - your ethernet cable is plugged in.
1. Are you able to access the internet?
2. Click System Preferences, Click Network.
You should get a window pane that says status: connected, down in that list look where it says Router.
That address is what you want to type in your web browser.
Now you may need an administrator password - and that is something that comcast provides you.
You might try doing a search on the web to find out what it is:
search "whatever the model is" "brand" and "default password".
Might be something as simple as
I just searched for the info:
Router Login: 10.0.0.1
Login Name: admin
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2013 10:38 AM (in response to Brunner21)
Yes, the ethernet cable is plugged in and I can access the internet. I wouldn't be here if I couldn't.
I found the Router address and entered it in both Safari and Firefox. In both cases, they said they couldn't connect to the server.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2013 10:39 AM (in response to Brunner21)
By the way, the Router number is for Ethernet 2. It doesn't list the modem at all.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2013 10:53 AM (in response to beatleboy)
So in the browser, the default router address is 10.0.0.1
Did you try that address in your browser and hit enter? (safari)
That is strange that you cannot connect to it.
I am not sure what you mean "ethernet 2", do you have another connection?
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2013 11:09 AM (in response to Brunner21)
Yes, I tried 10.0.0.1 in Safari. Got the same results.
There are two ethernet ports on the back of the Mac Pro.
When I opened System Preferences>Network, it shows 4 things listed in the left-hand window - Ethernet 2 (connected), Ethernet 1 (not connected), FireWire (not connected), and Bluetooth PAN (no IP address). There is nothing connected to the other Ethernet port.
I have to return my old modem to Comcast. I'll ask them for some info, but I have my doubts that they will be able to holp. All they doo in the office is hand out modems and cable boxes and take back old ones.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2013 11:16 AM (in response to beatleboy)
You may want to consider buying your own cable modem, from what I have seen online that model - people have complained about the range being rather low with those.