|Aug 13, 2011, 10:55 PM||#1|
Wifi on but no internet connection? MB pro
I have a Macbook pro OSX version 10.6.8. Recently my brother bought an ethernet cable and connected it to his Xbox for XBoxlive. Soon after, my internet stopped working. AirPort says that I am still connected to my Wifi network, but I can't search the web. Additionally, the wifi symbol on the top right corner of my screen has an exclamation mark on it. My router is a Westell Versalink 327W Model# D90-327W15-06.
On my iPhone4, I am connected to Wi-fi on the same router, and I'm able to access the internet (going on any website).
These are the resolutions that I tried.
-Rebooting the router
-Restarting my MB
-Manually removing and re-adding the IP address
-Manually deleting and re-adding the IPv4 Address, Subnet Mask and Router.
-Manually deleting and re-adding the DNS server and Search Domains.
-Removing ethernet cable from xbox and from router
How can I fix this "wifi on, but no internet" problem?
Last edited by qqisvip; Aug 13, 2011 at 10:56 PM. Reason: Forgot to add something.
|Aug 14, 2011, 12:35 AM||#2|
This happened to me today after I had plugged my Ethernet into an Airport Express to configure it.
Just add a "new" network, choose your router and re-enter the password. That's what worked for me.
MacBook Pro 15" 2GHz i7 8GB RAM 480GB SSD iPhone 6 64GB Space Gray iPad Air 16GB iPad 4 16GB iPod classic 160GB iPod touch 4 iPhone 5C
|Aug 14, 2011, 04:24 PM||#3|
Network settings: Orange
I might have to call my ISP and see what's going on.
|Nov 7, 2011, 03:59 PM||#4|
OP: did you find a resolution or the cause of the problem? I'm having the same issue
MBP 13/8 GB/1 TB(mid 2010) iPad 1 16 GB WiFi Verizon iPhone 4s 64 GB iPod Classic 120 GB (6th Gen) ATV2 2011 Mac Mini 2.3
|Nov 7, 2011, 04:30 PM||#5|
I notice that turning Wi-Fi off and turning it on again fixes the problem.
However, the problem resumes the minute you wake the computer from standby/sleep.
Very irritating problem.
iPhone 4 16GB (White)
Macbook Pro (2011) 2.3 GHz i5 8GB RAM 500GB Momentus XT HDD
|Dec 23, 2011, 05:27 PM||#6|
self assigned IP
OK, had the same problem, here my fix:
Check Keychain and delete the Network you want to connect to. Then start again and hopefully it will work without any problm
|Apr 3, 2013, 02:13 PM||#7|
Just figured it out....it's the Airport Password
Was having similar problems to the above thread. Wifi Network was showing it was connected but I could not connect to Internet. Airport Extreme was flashing AMBER.
Modem signal was fine.
Network Prefs showed:
Airport Settings: Green
Network Settings: Green
After checking with ISP and connecting to the internet via Ethernet my ISP told me that there was something wrong with my wireless router (the Airport Extreme).
I ran Airport Utility and and it came back reporting problems.
(IMPORTANT: A few days earlier I had re-set my email password.)
As soon as I updated my "new" password in the Airport Utility...the airport restarted and I was good to go.
It was as simple as entering my new password!!
Hope that helps!!
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