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Any OS 9 USB dongles for wireless G?

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I thought there was no WPA at all for Mac OS 9, regardless of your hardware, because none of the wireless software supports it. Not that I don't also want it.

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There might be, provided you're iBook is running Mac OS X.

 

The G3's only support USB 1.1, though, so you won't get super fast download speeds (but that's not really the point :) )

 

If you want WPA2, I think you need to be running 10.4.11. Not super positive, though.

 

For OS 9, ianj is correct. There is no software that will allow you to use generic Wireless G WiFi cards/dongles with WPA/WPA2 support. Not yet, anyway (it's not within the realm of impossibility that someone will eventually figure out a way to implement this functionality, so it could very well become a thing).

 

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OK, figured I would ask.

 

I installed OS 9.2.2 on the iBook G3 since the video chip sucks for OSX and I have G4 Powerbooks anyway for OSX.

 

If somebody can make a Commodore C64 Ethernet interface I would think somebody could get a WPA device for OS 9 if they wanted.

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Hey there, I'm in the process of writing a guide for this.

 

You need a system running at least 10.4.11, that last combo update allows you to connect to WPA encrypted networks. But be warned the original airport card is puck with routers and will not connected, even if you have it set to WPA on your hub.

 

I'm ATM trying to figur out a solution

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Was wondering if there were any USB dongles for old G3 ibooks to give you wireless G capability (WPA)?

I'm using two ethernet bridges like this

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B005N6XBDO/ref=mp_s_a_1_4?qid=1438292333&sr=8-4&pi=AC_SX110_SY165_QL70&keywords=netgear+ethernet+bridge&dpPl=1&dpID=31plN9yTp2L&ref=plSrch#productDescription_secondary_view_div_1438292497657

to get fast modern WLAN on different devices (TV etc) and some old Macs.

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My old USB Wifi gave up the ghost, so I tried an Edimax EW-7811Un adapter it works! Amazed Edimax had drivers for OSX 10.4.11 for my 2002 era 700 MHz G3 iBook. I'm cruising along with Camino 2.1.2 with iTunes playing in the background on this computer with 384 MB.

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How do you use a WPA password for those when they have no drivers?

The WLAN bridge is configured with an Internet Browser on a computer that already has an Internet connection, i.e. your current Mac. It's very easy.

The (old) Mac with Ethernet doesn't need a password, as it "thinks" there is an Ethernet cable. :)

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