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New Air Port Extreme and old Air Port Express?

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jcox Calculating status...
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Jul 12, 2009 9:30 AM
Just got my Air Port Extreme up an running. Is there any reason why my 4 year old Air Port Express would not work with the new Extreme?

The extreme saw briefly yesterday but today the computer doesn't see the express and the extreme only flashes with the orange light showing it has no signal.

Only thing that did change was I did the firmware update on the extreme.

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  • Bob Timmons Level 9 Level 9 (75,875 points)
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    Jul 12, 2009 9:51 AM (in response to jcox)
    Welcome to the discussions!

    Connect an ethernet cable from your computer directly to one of the LAN <-> ports on the Extreme. Open AirPort Utility - Manual Setup so the summary page is displayed.

    Click on the amber dot and a message will appear with the reason for the flashing amber light on the Extreme. What is the message?

    Regarding the Express, how do you plan to use it in your network?
    MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.7), Time Capsule, AirPort Express, iPhone
  • Kathylee Level 1 Level 1 (65 points)
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    Jul 17, 2009 11:07 AM (in response to jcox)
    I just set up my new Airport Extreme (replacing the old snow version). My MBP, AppleTV, and iPhone seem to connect, but the Airport Utility will not see my 2 older Airport Expresses. I tried a factory resetting on one of them, and it still doesn't see it... They are 802.11g devices, but then, so is the iPhone, so I don't know what else to try.
    15" Powerbook G4, 20" iMac (Core Duo), MacPro "Octo", Mac OS X (10.5.4)

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