active wireless but no connection

  emk559 14:14 06 Aug 2008

hi there
i have an external USB wireless stick. i have just signed up to AOL and have activated broadband though only when i have the ethernet cable plugged in. when i unplug it, despite the fact that it says i am connected via wireless to my network, i have no internet. does anyone know how to fix this?
thanks alot

  djbenny 12:49 07 Aug 2008

what operating system are you using and firewall and anti virus?

  emk559 12:58 07 Aug 2008

i am actually on a mac OSX - i know this is a pc website but couldnt find anything else. macs have inbuilt firewall and anti-viral stuff apparently...

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