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how do I turn off VPN and get back to normal wireless mode

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how do I turn off VPN and get back to normal wireless mode
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  iteachmac replied 6 years ago.
hi ,

please try to follow these steps

1 goto apple menu , system preference .

2 open the network control panel pane .

3 choose edit locations from the drop down menu in , network pane .

4 click the + button to add a new location .

5 name the location "new"

6 select the NEW location from the drop down menu , in the network pane .

7 click on airport for the new location , from side list .

8 turn airport on if it is off .

9 in the network name , choose your Wireless SSID , if you do not see it , use the join other network and select your routers SSID. , type in the name and , select the type of security used , in most cases it will be either WPA2 personal , or WEP , enter your network password XXXXX

10 tick the show airport in display bar option .

11 click advanced button .

12 goto the airport tab , add the SSID if its not shown it the list .

13 goto the TCP/IP tab in advanced , select use DHCP

14 at the top of the screen use the new airport menu to join the network.

15 in the TCP/IP settings tab , you should now see your have a connection to the router .
and your IP address , subnet mask etc is not automatically filled in .

16 you should now be online , and connected to your LAN network . "local area"

hope this helps .

thanks :)

Edited by iteachmac on 1/22/2010 at 5:15 PM EST
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Expert:  iteachmac replied 6 years ago.
correction to step 15 , your IP and subnet mask etc is automatically filled in .