Presumably you could avoid the problem by putting the USB antenna at the end of a cable, correct? Put simply for you quick-minded network genies , you need to enable WPA Personal encyption instead of WEP, which seems to be totally broken with this version of the driver and use a character password. It happened several times to the point I just returned the usb adapter. You may try to download the driver for your version from here http: Please kinkdly help me if you guys know what’s wrong with it. The driver you speak of I think I am using it also. The Ralinktech drivers are for the B version.
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Use a D-Link DWL-G USB WiFi Dongle – Mac OS X Hints
There is one Mac-related question our wireless experts get asked more often than any other: Sorry – that’s OSX Thanks a lot for your help and please let me know any questions. Click here for dwl-g122 coverage of Lion on Macworld. Even Apple itself doesn’t seem to have caught on to D-Link’s corner of the market, either. One is an airport graphite and the other is a recent Linksys model. Thomas Walter came up with a solution for the reboot problem, which I have yet to test.
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Exactly the same situation here, it only works with the recently updated drivers from here: There is a very fast electronic switch in the card that connects the antenna to either the transmitter or receiver, depending on what it wants to do, but never both at the same time.
Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Macmiester on Nov 30, ’05 One reason why you might be interested in a USB wireless antenna even if you’ve got a modern Mac with builtin wireless is that the reception on the Airport cards at least in a titanium PowerBook like mine is notoriously weak.
Based on the old DWL-G thread I purchased a combo pack with router and with the rebate got a faily decent deal.
It works, as long as WEP is not enabled. My network is only After reading all of the information above, I first tried installing the Railink drivers and they worked just fine, dwl-gg122 they were a bit clunky to work with. When I get home I will definitely try the Rad driver’s mentioned above and pray.
I followed the instructions about downloading drivers from Ralink, but they do not work. I had to return what I had. Of course, d-linkk you are using a closed network, you must enter your dongle’s MAC address see label on the dongle, look for “MAC ID” under the Access Control tab, like you would do for any computer you want to give permission to access your wireless network.
You also must not have an AirPort card in this Mac, as having two WiFi devices that near may damage one or both. Click Apply Now to acknowledge it, and something like dwl-g1122 Adpater en1 ” should appear where you probably have “Internal Modem” and “Built-in Ethernet” already listed.
Apr 9, 5: I have never had a break in using this type of security.
I’ve even had to go so far as to manually set the IP address but after I do that once I can switch back to full DHCP and it will dwl-t122 automatically across reboots until I try to connect to a different wireless network.
His solution is to use the Asus WLG wireless accesspoint. Apr 12, Then you must repeat steps seven to eleven to reconnect.