Airport question

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by The Hitman, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. The Hitman macrumors member

    The Hitman

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    #1
    I recently got a wireless router, and created my own network. But everyone once in a while it switches to another network (not mine) called "default" so I have to switch back (this happens when I am online); and it also picks up a few other networks around my neighborhood. Is there a way to delete/stop these other networks for coming on to my Mac or do I just have to live with it?
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

    Eidorian

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    #2
    In the Network preference pane you can turn off Automatic joining and remove other networks you've happened upon.

    What's the SSID of your network if you keep joining another one?
     

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  3. ~J~ macrumors 6502

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    #3
    Sure. Do this:

    System Prefs > Network > Airport, then configure

    Select "By default, join: Preferred networks"

    Hit the "+" sign, and add ONLY your network. If there is anything else there, remove it via the "-" sign. This will tell your computer to join only that network(s) you tell it to.
     

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