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Odd behavior with Airport Express connected to existing network

At my business I have set up a network to accommodate both wired and wireless connections. My setup includes a Motorola Surfboard SB6141 cable modem, an Ethernet switch, and two Airport Express ...
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Two network-ranges, one gateway - Double NAT issue

I have one network 192.168.0.x which is slowly running out of IP addresses. I wanted to remedy this by creating a second network for mobile devices (192.168.1.x). The first network has a gateway of ...
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Massive reduction in wifi speed in 1 meter

When I'm sitting on my desk the speed and reliability of my wifi is horrible but if I move my laptop 1 meter towards the source (trough open air) it gets much better (but now it's no longer on my ...
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Using an AirPort Express to extend an AirPort Extreme's signal in 2.4 GHz from 5 GHz

I have an older AirPort Extreme and a new AirPort Express. Now because the 2.4 GHz bandwidth is very crowded I want to switch the signal towards 5 GHz. However I have a number of devices that only ...
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102 views

Why does this grep filter not work as expected?

Preface: I've added alias airport="sudo /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport" to my .zshrc. myuser:~/ $ airport prefs ...
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Why does my MacBook Pro wireless networking stop working?

I have a network that looks like this: wireless router: 192.168.1.1 Linux machine: 192.168.1.16 (via cable) Mac machine: 192.168.1.17 (via wireless) Windows machine: 192.168.1.18 (via wireless) ...
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Airport Express Airplay Over Existing WiFi Connection

I am trying to use my Airport Express as an Airplay adapter (play to speakers through iOS device) connected to my existing (not-Airport-Extreme) wireless network. The Express is the kind that you plug ...
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1answer
746 views

Wifi monitor bandwidth by IP address

Is there a way to monitor the bandwidth being used by each IP address in my network? I'm using an apple time capsule router.
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228 views

What does “WLAN adapter PCIE config space was not restored” mean?

My mac (macbook pro 17", mountain lion 10.8.2) is having wireless issues, where it shuts down my wireless connection and I can't bring it up again unless I reboot. The wifi menu bar icon (diamond wifi ...
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142 views

Allowing Wireless Clients Access To Your Network

Allowing Wireless Clients Access To Your Network I have company coming over and I'd like to offer my Wi-Fi connection Using my Airport Express without giving them my network password. I have an ...
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1answer
594 views

How do I leave a WiFi network on OS X without turning AirPort off?

I'm unable to find info on how to use networksetup or some other tool on OS X that will allow me to disassociate/leave a WiFi network without turning off AirPort or removing the preferred networks ...
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646 views

Mac: Internet blocked over WiFi

I'm not sure how it's happened but for some reason when using a shared internet connection on my iMac (OS X Lion) all internet traffic is now blocked from being sent to my other devices. However ...
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715 views

Filtering sniffed logs using Wireshark

I'm experimenting with packet sniffing and log examination using Wireshark, and I'm quickly realizing that I'm not nearly as safe as I should be when using public hot spots. In efforts to better ...
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1answer
552 views

Is there a way to manage and sort lots of wireless networks on OS X?

On OS X you can manage your wireless networks; that is drag them to set preferred order, delete ones you don't want any more, etc. The only problem is that there is a tiny window which only shows ~4 ...
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How can I set up a keyboard shortcut to toggle the Airport (wifi card) on OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reset network (Airport) connections from the command line? How can I set up a keyboard shortcut to toggle the Airport (on/off) on OS X?
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Can't find Time Capsule and AirPort Express through my wireless router

I have recently gotten a new router for internet, but sadly it hasn't been much of an improvement to my network. I own a Time Capsule and an AirPort Express. They are both hooked up to my wireless ...
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1answer
635 views

How to throttle wireless speed on Macbook Airport sharing?

I am trying to simulate poor wifi connection conditions using my Macbook as an access point (using Airport sharing) Any idea to reduce the wireless speed?
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How to bond Ethernet and Airport Mac Pro

I have two internet services. I have a Verizon DSL 1.5m/768k and a Time Warner Cable 30m/384k. My Time Warner is coming in through an Airport Extreme which is wired via ethernet directly to my Mac ...
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1answer
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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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204 views

802.11n and network slowdown

My router, 1st generation AirPort Extreme, is 802.11n 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz capable. Whenever I turn it on, instead of 802.11b/g/n the network slows down considerably within a few days. This probably is ...
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1answer
470 views

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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1answer
2k views

AT&T U-Verse and Macbook Pro Wireless connection drops

I got AT&T U-Verse set up. Everything's fine except that my Macbook Pro and my daughter's Macbook Pro lose wireless connection every 15 minutes or so. When that happens, I can't ping to the router ...
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1answer
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AirPort fails to connect to existing networks after Repairing Disk Permissions

So my system was running a slower than normal, and I started poking around and found that Disk Utilities provided buttons to verify and repair permissions and disks. I chose to verify both and learned ...
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3answers
951 views

What are the possible reasons why a MacBook can't join a working wireless network

My MacBook won't connect to the Internet via my home wireless network that was working just a minute ago. All the other devices connected to the network went back to normal after the AirPort Express ...
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0answers
697 views

Connection timeout & Wrong password.. but other computer connecting to router fine

I have two macbook pros connected to a wireless router. One was too far and lost signal, and when I brought it back in range, I am getting connection time out and ocassionally "wrong password". I ...
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4answers
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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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4answers
2k views

Setting up 802.1X wireless connection on OSX

I am an OSX user, I have Snow Leopard 10.6.5 and an updated AirPort (version 5.5.2). I am trying to connect to my university's wireless network, but it has a 802.1x security that I am having trouble ...
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How to turn your Mac into a WiFi hotspot using OS X’s internet sharing while connected to a VPN

I have somewhat of a complex configuration question for you. I would like to share my VPN conncetion to other devices, iPad and Apple TV via Wi-Fi using my Mac Book Pro and Airport. I know that OSX ...
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2answers
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Macbook WiFi won't connect to public wifi hotspots, but works fine otherwise

I've looked at other posts with similar keywords, but none of them seemed to apply quite right. (I have a Macbook purchased in June 2008) I am able to use my home wifi, the wifi at my mom's house, ...
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1answer
740 views

Apple Airport Extreme multi station network problems

I have 2 Apple Time Capsules and one gigabit airport extreme for 3 stations total. All support 802.11a/n-802.11b/g/n. It is absolutely beyond me how to set this up effectively as a single wireless ...
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1answer
754 views

Using a Mac as a wireless access point

I am trying to setup a Mac as a wireless access point to an existing network. Internet is shared from the Ethernet connection to AirPort, and AirPort is all setup. I can connect to it with a wireless ...
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2answers
963 views

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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1answer
381 views

Wi-Fi vs. Ethernet on AirPort Express

I use an AirPort Express to extend my Wi-Fi network and it works great. My question is whether I would notice a significant signal boost by plugging in an ethernet cable into the AirPort Express ...
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1answer
649 views

Can I plug a computer directly into an wireless router that is extending a wireless network?

My current wireless network consists of an Airport extreme plugged into my cable modem via ethernet and an airport express that is extending the wireless network (wirelessly). I have an extra airport ...
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2answers
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Got an AirPort Express, what do I enter for 'DNS server addresses'?

I just got an AirPort Express. Want to use it as the primary wireless network here. I've connected it directly to my cable modem. I'm setting up the AirPort stuff from my MacBook. My ISP uses DHCP I ...
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682 views

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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305 views

How do I turn AirPort on in Windows 7?

I have a MacBook 2010 and I installed Windows 7 Ultimate using Boot Camp. I can't connect to the Internet. I have a wireless rooter in my house. Internet Explorer say's that maybe the wireless adapter ...
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1answer
284 views

Some Networking questions with Airport

Is it possible to to connect to multiple networks at the same time using the AirPort wireless card on my iMac 21.5"? Can I connect to an ethernet-based network at the same time as I'm connected to ...
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1answer
525 views

MacBook's Airport not working from menu bar

All of the sudden my MacBook doesn't connect to my wireless after waking from sleep. My network shows up at full signal strength and it remembers the password correctly, but I get an error message ...
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Macbook cannot see specific wireless network after being connected to it for a while

Okay, so there's a single wireless network that my laptop has troubles with. My Macbook Pro used to be fine with it until it changed to using channel 13 (or 11?). Since then, after being connected to ...
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3answers
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Vista laptop won't connect to AirPort Extreme

Our previous router died, and to replace it I procured an Apple AirPort Extreme. My Mac, my Linksys WRT54GS (with DD-WRT, acting as a bridge) and a Linux machine have had no problem connecting to the ...
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3answers
138 views

2nd/3rd version of wireless network appears

I replaced an old SpeedTouch ADSL router with a Netgear DG384 that I have and whilst doing so decided to change the wireless password. For this question assume my wireless network SSID is DeddersHome. ...
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2answers
1k views

Can't mount Time Capsule via Wi-Fi

I have an Apple Time Capsule, and have been able to back up to it without a problem for the past few months. However, today I found I cannot connect to the Time Capsule from Finder, though it appears ...
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6answers
3k views

Airport wireless not working after using Bootcamp

I have a strange problem. If I boot into windows (7) using Bootcamp, then the next time I boot into OSX (Snow Leopard) Airport cannot connect to my wireless network. It can see the network but with a ...
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1answer
2k views

Do I need to create 2.4 & 5GHz networks manually with dual-band Airport Extreme?

I'm thinking of getting Airport Extreme dual-band version, because specs say that it offers 2 separate networks: 2.4 & 5 GHz. This setup would work great at my place, since I have mix of G and N ...
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5answers
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How can I tell which network interface my computer is using?

On a MBP (OS X 10.6.2) I've got the wired ethernet and wireless airport configurations set up to use the same static IP to my router (e.g. as described at ...
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2answers
1k views

Is there a software alternative to Mac OS X built in internet sharing services?

The Internet Sharing feature in Mac OS X (available at the "sharing" System Preferences panel) seems to be somewhat limited, it does not have the ability to use WPA when sharing through AirPort for ...
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817 views

How do I get more information on a potential network freeloader?

I have a home network set up, complete with a relatively good password. I'm in Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and have been noticing, on occasion, a computer showing up in my Finder's Shared section, ...
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2answers
346 views

Why would my router randomly become unreachable under WPA2?

We just switched ISPs from AT&T DSL to Comcast. AT&T had its own (horrifically bad) router, but with Comcast we're using my 802.11n Airport Extreme. Unfortunately, the router randomly ...
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4answers
4k views

Upgrade AirPort on Macs to support Snow Leopard's Wake on Wireless/WLAN?

Snow Leopard now supports Wake on WLAN, but not all hardware supports this. For example, my Octo Mac Pro from early 2008 has an AirPort card, but it does not support this. Nor does my 2007 2.33GHz ...