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Is deleting the SystemConfiguration folder safe on OSX Snow Leopard?

I have a problem with Airport and wired connections on OSX Snow Leopard on a MacBook Pro. They are dropping after a few minutes of being in use. There is no notification when this happens, and ...
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MBPro, mid 2010 can't see Dlink DIR655 signal after sleep etc

This is my son's MBP 7,1 running Snow Leopard 10.6.7. Router signal is fine since iPad, Wintel on same table 20 feet from router are fine. the MBP however frequently wakes and fails to find the ...
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Macbook Pro Wi-Fi intermittently won't turn on after sleep

My current generation MacBook Pro 15" (10.6.5) intermittently has problems turning the Wi-Fi (airport) on. The usual symptom happens when I: Sleep the machine Open from sleep Wi-Fi is off (the ...
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How do you change your Airport or Ethernet MAC address in Mac OS X 10.6?

I have a MacBook Pro and would like to set a custom MAC address for either my Airport WiFi card, or Ethernet port. In older versions of Mac OS X, you could do it like this: $ sudo ifconfig en0 ether ...
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The OS X firewall causes certain applications to hang, only while AirPort is connected. How do I find the cause of this problem?

I'm experiencing three strange problems on OS X (Snow Leopard), which only appear while I am connected to a wireless network over Airport. The "Security" tab in System Preferences takes about 1 ...
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Which routers do work with Snow Leopard without any problems?

I know this sounds pretty much like a question asked because of frustration, but i see no other solution but this one: i want to buy a new router and live with a stable internet connection. Some other ...
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How to blacklist a problem Wi-Fi access point by MAC address in Mac OS X

So I am a small Mac-user cog in a larger Windows-based network machine. The network here works fine for most everyone else (on PCs), but I have random timeouts and issues with the Wi-Fi. Luckily, I ...
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How to back up a network volume to my Time Capsule?

I have a Time Capsule that I'm using for my backups. I have a network volume (coincidentally on the same time capsule) that I'd like to back up as well. How can I tell Time Machine to back up ...
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Mac OS X automatically turn off Airport if ethernet cable is plugged in

I have a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard, any way to do this?