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i got a wg111 v3 and i dont think it is compatible anymore ;) i cant get it to work on leo or 10.4.8 :wacko:

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i got a wg111 v3 and i dont think it is compatible anymore :jerry: i cant get it to work on leo or 10.4.8 :(

Yeah, generally when there are new revisions to the WG111 they use different chipsets. (weird if you ask me)

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ahhhhhh... if it was supported in network settings would there be a new device that isnt connected? cause all i show are my ethernet and firewire. so im pretty sure it doesnt work.. are there any cheap usb wifi dongles on frys.com or microcenter.com that are known to work? this is the 2nd ive tried that is going back

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For WG111v3 go to Realtek website:

HOME>Downloads>Communications Network ICs>Wireless LAN ICs>WLAN NIC>IEEE 802.11a/b/g>MAC/BBP>Software

download RTL8187B

At first reboot i have a crash, but now it's OK

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yup that did it for me!

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I dont understand why it is so hard to get an answer to this. the netgear wg111 usb dongle v2. everyone here has installed the realtek stuff and have the crab bouncing on the dock then nothing. from there can ANYONE give a step by step as to what to do. people just want to know if you got it working what did you do

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i have a wg111v3 which is a pci card and i cannot get this to work...can someone please help me

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I dont understand why it is so hard to get an answer to this. the netgear wg111 usb dongle v2. everyone here has installed the realtek stuff and have the crab bouncing on the dock then nothing. from there can ANYONE give a step by step as to what to do. people just want to know if you got it working what did you do



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I happened to have one of these laying around. I downloaded the driver given by the link on page 1. You have to add interface in System preferences under Network. It is kind of irritating that the interfaces only show up as Ethernet. I have THREE interfaces that say Ethernet, you just have to try each of them to see which one works. After that just delete the ones that are not valid.

What I have found is that I have to pull the dongle out and plug it in around 3 times after booting before it works otherwise it never sees any access points. When it works it works great but I don't know why I have to plug it in more than 3 times before it works.

I am using Kalyway 10.5.1 installation.

I dont understand why it is so hard to get an answer to this. the netgear wg111 usb dongle v2. everyone here has installed the realtek stuff and have the crab bouncing on the dock then nothing. from there can ANYONE give a step by step as to what to do. people just want to know if you got it working what did you do



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Hello to all forum members

I got my 1st version of iatkos 1 week ago. With the help of the people on this forum I was able to install on my DELL XPS M1330.

I now have a fully working dual boot with 10.5.2 and Vista

Got the Nvidia graphics working well and today I purchased a new Netgear WG111v3

Downloaded the driver from the Realtek web page listed here installed and working perfectly. Amazing !!!

I can only get sound through my USB speaker but other than that almost go a fully working system

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You have to add interface in System preferences under Network. It is kind of irritating that the interfaces only show up as Ethernet. I have THREE interfaces that say Ethernet, you just have to try each of them to see which one works. After that just delete the ones that are not valid.

I have no idea what this means. I have interfaces in my Network setting, but they appear to be completely unrelated to the blue bouncing crab. You mention you have 3 and you have to "try" each one. I am not sure how I "try" them. When I add the usb device and run the Realtek crab. He bounces for a while and then nothing. What you have described does not really have any effect on the crab. If you could explain how to tie the configuration of Network to the Realtek Wifi utility that would be very helpful.Ethan


BTW I have this dongle installed on a Imac 700mhz machine.

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Hey Guys,

I'm just trying to get the WG111v2 to work, but the device is only showing to be an ethernetport in the network list. I've tried the Realtek, the Netgear (for 10.4) and another USB-Wlan-dogle. Can somebody post a link or a howto to get it work? What about this network patch? I cant find it.
I'm using 10.5.2 installed with leo4all. Everything works, except the wlan and the sound.

thanks in advance.
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I have no idea what this means. I have interfaces in my Network setting, but they appear to be completely unrelated to the blue bouncing crab. You mention you have 3 and you have to "try" each one. I am not sure how I "try" them. When I add the usb device and run the Realtek crab. He bounces for a while and then nothing. What you have described does not really have any effect on the crab. If you could explain how to tie the configuration of Network to the Realtek Wifi utility that would be very helpful.Ethan
BTW I have this dongle installed on a Imac 700mhz machine.


Hi biggietx, are you using wg111v3 or wg111v2? Because I think v3 is using the chipset of RTL 8187B and v2 is using RTL 8187L. I have a wg111v3 and I installed the realtek 8187L driver by mistaken and the result is having that bouncing crab thing. Then I uninstalled the RTL 8187L driver, downloaded and installed the RTL 8187B driver from "ftp://210.51.181.211/cn/wlan/87B_Mac10.4_v1117.zip". It works fine.

Hope it helps.

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Hi, i finally got my WLAN working!
I use the Netgear WG111v3 Stick together with a driver from Realtek (attached to my post). OS is iAtkos Leopard 10.5.1 updated with kalyway_hack_10.5.2ComboUpdate and Kalyway.10.5.2.ALL_KERNELS.pkg (Speedstep Kernel is the one!). I also have to use a SPEEDLINK audiodriver USB-Stick to get my audio jacks (earphone and mic) working because Leopard only recognizes the build in speakers. Now everthing works great!

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Enable it from network utility, how do I do that? Also, in system profiler, my WG111v2 is showing up as a Cohiba 3887 Rev 0... Is this normal? I could not find anything about enabling anything using network utility. Please help (again).


I have the Netgear WG111 V2 also, in windoz its showing up as Cohiba 3887 Rev 0. Does this chipset work in OSX 10.5.2 or is this the same chipset as the realtek? :)


littleone did you ever figure this out?

Anyone figure this out????

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Sorry to sound stupid...but what patch specifically are you talking sbout when you say 10.4.5 Networking patch? I am running Kalyway's 10.5.2 and system profiler sees the card no problem, the realtek drivers installed with no problem. However, no network card is detected! Any advice would be great.

Take Care

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I tried the Kalyway 10.5.2 and selected the rtl8187L drivers during install. After loading, I opened the realtek utility and I could see my AP, clicked connect, entered my key and it said connected but after 3 seconds, it disconnected. kept doing forever. checked the network configuration under System preferences and saw it as ethernet but with selfassigned IP(169.xxx.xxx.xxx). How do I get this to work????

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try to set it manually.

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finally got it working by setting to WEP instead of WPA2...no more disconnects





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