|Jan 24, 2007, 02:58 AM||#1|
Wireless connection keeps dropping iMac C2D
My iMac has been connected wirelessly to my D-Link DI-604 802.11g router for near 4 months now.
About 3 days ago, the iMac started to exhibit strange problems.
Every 3-4 minutes, the connection drops.
The airport icon at the top shows full bars (and the router is about 2 feet from the iMac) but the internet does not work anymore.
Also, if I deconnect and try to reconnect, at first it gives me an error ("there was an error connecting to network XXX"), then my network disappears from the list for 1-2minutes and then I can connect.
I think it has to do with an authentication problem but the password is correct etc.
I don't know what may cause this.
My PC with a wireless card is unaffected.
It seems to be a software problem with my iMac.
Does anyone have a solution?
-Late 2008 Unibody Macbook Pro - OS X 10.6
|Aug 17, 2009, 05:10 PM||#5|
Go to System Preferences->Network and highlight your Airport card. In the right windowe, at the top of the pane you will see the word "Location". Use the drop down to make a new custom named Location and once you make the new Location, at the bottom of the pane, hit the button for "Apply".
See if this helps. Good Luck.
Mac Pro Dual 2.8 Quad(Rev B.), 16 G RAM, OS X 10.9, 23'' LCD
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