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I've noticed when doing a backup or even just logging onto the WHS console, my MBP will lose it's wireless connection usually about once a session. Any idea why?

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How are the two machines connected to the router? –  Alexis Hirst Jul 16 '09 at 18:13
    
The WHS is wired, and the MBP is wireless. –  webjedi Jul 16 '09 at 19:06
    
@webjedi: so I guess then your macbook is loosing connection with your router, not with WHS? I think you will have to add more information for us to be able to supply a solution to your problem. –  fretje Aug 14 '09 at 12:51
    
Unfortunately...there isn't a whole lot more to add. I can sit with my laptop connected to say WoW for hours...no problem. But when I connect to WHS...I'll be cruising along...and then all of a sudden the taskbar icon shows that I am not connected to a network. Right click...reconnect all is good. But this will also happen when I am doing a manual backup via the WHS...and this is no bueno. Drivers are all updated...seems ducky, except for the random drops. –  webjedi Aug 25 '09 at 21:57

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Here's one rule of thumb: set the MTU on your MBP and/or the router to 1490, or maybe even little less.

The maximum is 1500 and it's usually the default on Mac and some routers. This may bring some problems eventually. Here is a nice guide on how to optimize it. I hope that link doesn't break too soon. :P

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