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MacBook running Snow Leopard does not remember WEP password

I have a MacBook Pro5,5 running OS X 10.6.4. I can connect to a certain WLAN using AirPort with a WEP password successfully, but the password is not remembered after each disconnection. What's more, ...
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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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1answer
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Snow Leopard custom script on startup?

I'm sharing my MacBook's internet connection wirelessly with a PC, and every time I startup my Mac, I need to go to System Preferences>Sharing and uncheck then recheck the Internet Sharing box again ...
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1answer
473 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
454 views

Using Wireless for Internet & Gigabit LAN for NAS?

As my homeplugs are faulty, I have sent them back and while I wait for them to be repaired and sent back to me, I am currently running on Wireless on both of my laptops (MacBook Pro and HP Envy 17). ...
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Why does my 20" iMac running Snow Leopard suffer from very slow wireless?

3 different Windows machines on the same wireless from a position 2' from the aforementioned iMac are snappy. All machines using DHCP, and are using the same DNS servers, so it doesn't seem likely to ...
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1answer
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How do I prevent OS X from joining a particular open network?

There is an open wireless network near my home, and I don't want to join it. Unfortunately, OS X does it automatically, and I have to manually select my own network. How can I configure AirPort to ...
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1answer
1k views

Mysterious shared server with same name appearing / disappearing

I have a mysterious and somewhat suspicious occurrence on my OSX Snow Leopard. Every now & then I get a shared network entry appear in the finder, and then disappear after say 5 minutes. The name ...
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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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1answer
520 views

Can the Epson V700 be used with an Airport Extreme and an HDD at the same time?

I have a MacBook Pro, Snow Leopard, an Epson V700 Scanner and a standard external 1TB Hard Drive used for Time Machine. I'm thinking of buying an Airport Extreme. Two questions: Can I use the ...
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2answers
969 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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Using a Mac as a wireless router, and run all wireless traffic through a proxy/VPN?

I am looking to use a Mac (Snow Leopard) as a wireless router, so I can wirelessly connect my laptop (Windows XP) and Android 2.1 (rooted) phone. However, I would like all of my wireless traffic to be ...
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1answer
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Wireless Connection Drops, Mac OS X 10.6.4

I am not sure if this correlates with installing the 10.6.4 update, but I have made no hardware changes to my machine. The wireless connections just drops occasionally, and the only way to pick it ...
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OpenVPN/Tunnelblick through wireless router, no connection

I'm using OpenVPN with Tunneblick on my Macbook Pro to access a server on my job. I't works fine, but i can't get it working with my Netgear WGT624v3 wireless router. I get this warning: WARNING: ...
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4answers
574 views

MacBook Pro with OSX 10.6.3 (Snow Leopard) Wi-Fi network connection breaks after few minutes

I have a MacBook Pro with OSX 10.6.3 (Snow Leopard). After connecting on a Wi-Fi network, the connection "breaks" after a few minutes. What I mean by "breaking" is that all requests, whether it is ...
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0answers
687 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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1answer
233 views

Mac: Execute program when joining a specific wireless network

My question is essentially the same as this one, but for OS X 10.6 instead of Windows 7. I would like to run a program whenever I connect to my home wireless network (not the one at work or ...
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1answer
2k views

Can I get my Mac to ignore a specific SSID?

I have a secured wireless network and my Mac (Snow Leopard, 10.6.2) normally connects to it without any problems. There is, though, an unsecured network frequently in range (called generically ...
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Where Are Wireless Passwords Stored on Mac OS X?

After the Snow Leopard update I can't connect to my home wifi router. I removed it from Network Preferences and from Keychain but when I reconnect it will not ask me for the password. All other ...
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2answers
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Snow Leopard steadfastly refuses to connect to Wi-Fi

Snow Leopard on my Macbook (Model identifier 2,1) is refusing to connect to the internet via the WiFi connection I use in the office - the very same network that my iPhone is happily connected to ...