If I get a ! and "No Internet Connection," is it almost always the router?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by oxband, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. oxband macrumors 6502

    Sep 10, 2009
    I'm staying in a home where the internet works fine for hours and then every now and the I get the "!" and the message "No Internet connection." Then, after some time, it starts working OK again.

    Is this always a router problem? Is it possible it is something on my computer that does this?
  2. iabacus macrumors member


    Sep 26, 2011
    Could be your service provider

    My Internet service provider was unreliable, and would go out for a few hours at a time. I would receive that same message. I would unplug/restart your router, and toggle your wifi off and on. If it doesn't fix the problem, then it's probably out of your control.
  3. WesCole macrumors 6502a

    Jul 1, 2010
    It probably is your ISP...try resetting the modem. Also, if it still happens, try switching to a different channel on your router.

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