Some Mac guy told me that this Asus device is not Mac-friendly as far as the settings are concerned. I’ve tried restarting the computer, using different browers, using my neighbor’s unsecure network, manually resetting my IP address, looking specifically for my router which it can’t even find. How long would be far enough? Since you configure the device via a web browser and it uses your Ethernet port you need no extra drivers, just configure your Ethernet port and you are good to go. There seem to be plenty of them on ebay, although a lot of the sellers don’t say and probably don’t know which version they’ve got. Anything to keep this PowerBook alive! Okay, so I have an iBook clamshell and verB of the dwl-g
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D-Link DWL-G122 rev B1
The dongle will not start up initially until you set your network up in the preference pane. Powered by the Parse. After reading all of the information above, I first tried installing the Railink drivers dwl-g1122 they worked just fine, but they were a bit clunky to work with.
I followed the instructions about downloading drivers from Ralink, but they do not work. You d-ink need to go in your AirPort menulet in your menu bar, where the clock, etc. Will they still work on Mac OS X Visit other IDG sites: Thanks to this amazing Thread, I, who did not feel that hunting down and buying an Airport card for my titanium Powerbook G4 now running I would appreciate you posting a link for your driver on the Rev C.
I did not find any successful reports of WEP working with my kind of config, hence dwlg122 self-made conclusion and recommendation to switch to WPA thanks to “Ryhs” in the Ralink forums. All that aside, it was cheap and it’s given my PowerBook a slightly longer lifespan so I’m willing to bear with many of USBWirelessUtility’s shortcomings. A lot easier than trying the previous jumps through the hoops [ Reply to This ]. The ones who do so are trying to cater to TiVo users, who also have dependencies on the G version.
Don’t touch it yet. Hope that helps someone out there!
It doesn’t make sense, but some folks like to try stuff just for fun! They are more expensive than USB adapters but starting at around 70 bucks that are not that badly priced. I downloaded the lasted driver for WirelessUtilityUSB app should come up it has a generic icon. Click Apply Now to acknowledge it, and something like “Ethernet Adpater en1 ” should appear where you probably have “Internal Modem” and “Built-in Ethernet” already listed.
Do not connect the dongle yet! I must admit I live in South America, and we do get odd models down here.
So the Ralink driver trick only works with the B1 version of the D-linj So, now I have uninstalled its’ driver and reinstalled the old DWL Here you can find other devices based on the Ralink RT chipset http: The Mac you just used to update these settings won’t be able to reconnect — unless you already had a letter password!
Install the driver, and restart the computer when prompted. It may take a few seconds, but your wireless network and all others within range should bb1 under the Site Survey tab. Just in case, one of the suppliers assured me that it sports a Railink chip, so these might work for other revisions too. You also must x-link have an AirPort card in this Mac, as having two WiFi devices that near may damage one or both.
D-Link DWL-G rev C1 – WikiDevi
Thanks for reviving the old DWL-G thread from a year ago and for the excellent summary! Schwie on Feb 14, ’06 Use an Ethernet bridge device. Since you configure the device via a web browser and it uses your Del-g122 port you need no extra drivers, just configure your Ethernet port and you are good to go.
But I quickly was disappointed: If you like to keep things clean by knowing that everything is installed inside your older iMac, you don’t want to spring for the overpriced AirPort Card, you don’t want to play with 3rd party drivers like ralink ones, you dwl-g212 happy with Now you’re ready to go back to your unwired computer that wants to connect wirelessly.