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When you setup your router what name did you give it?
Do you know if you set up security, If so what type?
Let us know
If you click on the Airport icon in the top toolbar does it find any networks?
As your Router is a Linksys which is the default name that the router sets for itself could you try clicking on that one and let me know what happens.
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Now, How did you setup your router, Did you plug a cable directly into it?
If so could you reconnect your machine to the router via hardwire so we can reconfigure it a little.
Let me know when you are ready.
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Now, leave the quest modem pugged into the to the ethernet port onthe Quest modem and make sure the other end is plugged into the internet slot on the router.
Next connect your computer to one of the Internet ports on the linksys.
Then open an internet browser and go to http://192.168.1.1 which should open up your LInksys routers configuration login, Login using your username and pasword or if you did not set one try using admin for the username and the password.
Let me know what happens so we can continue.
Click on Wireless and then you should see a box where you can enter your choice of Network Name (SSID) name it something other than Linksys then scroll down and click Save Changes.
After that click Wireless Security and under security mode select WEP and then in the Encryption box select 40bit.
Next in the passphrase box type a word you can remember and save changes (If there is a generate button press it after entering the passphrase)
Once you have done that and it has saved try disconnecting your machine and then using the airport icon to connect to your wireless.
Let me know what happens.
Try the wireless on your laptop using the Airport, slect LInksys and enter the password XXXXX when prompted.
could you try 34079096, If that does not work can you reconnect to the router and go back to the wireless security page and let me know what options it gives you.
Sorry I meant got to wireles then open wireless security.
Can you follow my earlier directions and change the security to wep etc.
Letme know what happens.
Like I said earlier sett encryption to 64bit and enter a passphrase of your choice then save and try to connect wirelessly.
If you can connect then we are done, If not go back to wireless then wireless security and enter a key, just try something like(NNN) NNN-NNNNsave and try your wireless again using(NNN) NNN-NNNNas your password.