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Can I create a WDS network over ethernet with multiple Airport Extremes?

I have an Airport Extreme and have ethernet wired through most of my house. I'd like to add another Airport Extreme/Express to parts of the house where the signal is weak. I don't want the network ...
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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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Why is the network speed on my Mac Pro (early 2009) so slow?

I have a really weird networking issue on my Mac Pro (Early 2009). I can’t get higher network speeds than about 2MBit/s. It doesn’t matter if this is over AirPort or one of the Ethernet ports. An iMac ...
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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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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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Is there any way to hide Bonjour AFP services from one network port or IP pool only?

I've got two Mac OS machines networked via ethernet, one with 10.5, one 10.6. They have self-assigned IPs, and I want to keep using AFP that way. However, for internet access, we're on a public WiFi ...
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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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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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Airport Express configuration

We are trying to set up remote access to a computer that houses a server fro a particular program we are running. The program says we need to configure the office router. In the firewall settings it ...
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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 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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Mac OS X: How do I disable SSID Broadcasting with Internet Sharing over Airport?

I'm currently using Internet Sharing from my Ethernet over Airport on my Macbook Pro, however I don't want my SSID broadcasted†. There doesn't seem to be an option in Sharing/System Preferences to ...
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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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Windows 7 can't connect via ethernet to Airport Extreme

I have an Airport Extreme router, and everything works beautifully on the Mac, but my Windows 7 computer, which is connected via a regular ethernet cable, can't see any network. The Windows computer ...
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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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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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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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How make static local ip for server on OS X, Airport Extreme

In my other question, I was trying to set up my mac as a server, and the thing they suggested after is setting it to a static local ip outside of the DHCP range so I could port forward to that and it ...
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How do you re-associate an Airport Time Machine backup after migrating to a new mac?

I used the migration assistant to copy my files directly from my old Mac to a new one. My new Mac won't "link" Time Machine backup on my Airport disk. I can browse the old Time Machine backup, ...
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MacBook wifi gets unreliable/slow when NOT charging

I've encountered a really bizarre problem with my MacBook: when running without the charger plugged into the computer the wifi connection gets really flaky. When the charger is plugged in the wifi ...