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Old Mar 5, 2011, 07:36 PM   #1
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MacBook Air losing WiFi connection...WTF??

I have had my macbook air 11" ultimate for 3 weeks now...all of the sudden i keep losing wifi connection...its driving me crazy...my router is fine...dont know what the problem is..
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Old Mar 5, 2011, 09:22 PM   #2
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Have you used Chrome?
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Old Mar 5, 2011, 10:01 PM   #3
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NO....im about to take this POS back....this is annoying....every 5 min this thing drops WIFI connection...i cant stream anything...
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Old Mar 5, 2011, 10:52 PM   #4
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NO....im about to take this POS back....this is annoying....every 5 min this thing drops WIFI connection...i cant stream anything...
Have you tried reinstalling the OS using the USB stick that came with the MBA?
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Old Mar 5, 2011, 11:38 PM   #5
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I had that issue with iPhones and other wifi devices. Turned out to be my linksys Wireless router. Switched to an airport extreme and haven't had the problem since.
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Old Mar 5, 2011, 11:51 PM   #6
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First step is to calm yourself down.

I had an issue with dropping wifi connections when I first got my MBA. Figured it was the laptop for sure because I had another laptop that didn't have the issue and was associated with the same router. Just for good measure though I power cycled the router and all was well.
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Old Mar 6, 2011, 12:04 AM   #7
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Try this simple trick it saves me a lot of times might work for you, go to your WiFi router settings and change the Channel id, it was on 6 for me and used to get very slow speeds disconnections changed to 1 and its like a new router.

You might need to play around to get the best channel with the least interference.
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