AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n*, Firmware 7.1.1

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  1. Dwight Schrute macrumors member

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    Apple just released a firmware update for Apple Airport Extreme Base Station 802.11n. Here's a link:

    http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/airportextremebasestationwith80211nfirmware711.html

    About AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n*, Firmware 7.1.1
    This update includes all fixes in Firmware 7.1 plus additional compatibility updates for the AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n*.

    Firmware 7.1 provided improved Mac and Windows support for:
    - Printers and Routers, VPN, PPPoE, WDS(ACL), WEP(TSN)
    - Localized file naming, port mapping, IPv6, and NAS
    - Improved stability with keychain passwords
    - Improved support for third party applications saving files to a USB disk
    - Improved support for AirPort USB disk stability and power saving, disk read/write performance, disk file sharing and passwords
    - Addressed an issue where Base Station would not request a password when expected

    This update requires AirPort Utility 5.1. If you have AirPort Utility 5.0 installed, you can update to AirPort Utility 5.1 by installing AirPort Base Station Update 2007-001:
    AirPort Base Station Update 2007-001 for Mac
    AirPort Base Station Update 2007-001 for Windows

    For detailed information on the security content of the Firmware 7.1 update, please visit this website: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798

    * Based on an IEEE 802.11n specification.
     
  2. Reflow macrumors 68000

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  3. AliensAreFuzzy macrumors 68000

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    Installing now... Hopefully it'll help some of the stability issues I've been having
     
  4. Mac-Addict macrumors 65816

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    Just updated now and my connection seems faster...
     
  5. Dwight Schrute thread starter macrumors member

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    I've noticed that my iMac re-establishes its connection faster when waking from sleep mode since installing this update.
     

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