1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 19, 2008 8:35 AM by Duane
Michael Laird Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
I use Airport Express to connect my iMac to the Internet and my son uses the same AirPort Express to use his Nintendo DS wirelessly.

*But how can I set up AirPort Express so I can use my DELL laptop from work?*

In AirPort Utility, under Manual Setup, there is a page titled "Access". I have set MAC Address Access Control to "Local" and declared here the Wireless MAC Addresses of my iMac and of my son's DS.

So, I guess I should enter here the Wireless MAC Address of my DELL laptop as well, but how do you find out what this is?

In case it helps, the Wireless MAC Address of my iMac is something like: 00:18:E2:0B:FE:7B

Hope someone out there can help!

iMac 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Duane Level 10 Level 10 (117,955 points)
    You should just disable access control and not worry about entering the MAC address of the Dell.

    Controlling access via MAC addresses is an annoyance and does not add any real security.

    If you want to secure your network, enable 128 bit WEP (the highest encryption the DS can handle) and use a strong non-dictionary password.