Airport Express not working with iTunes

After experiencing cutting out and poor sound quality, I reset my Airport Express to factory settings. It is part of of my network with an Airport Extreme. Everything appears to be correctly configured and I get a message indicating it was successful, but then I get an error message after the restarting of the Airport Express and I can no longer see airport Express listed in the Airport Utility window. Playing iTunes through my stereo speakers does not work. In order to attempt the configuration again, I have to reset the Airport Express to see it in the window again. I get the same result each time. Can you suggest anything in the configuration of my Airport Express which would be causing the problem I have an iMac running OS 10.4 Thanks for your help.

I had a similar problem. My solution was NOT to use the Airport Utility application. Make sure you reset your airport express then do the following:
1/ Open Preferences
2/ Choose Network
3/ Highlight Airport and insure it is clicked "ON".
4/ See if it shows up under "Network Name"....if it does click "Apply".
Let me know if u get it working...

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