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iMac Airport problem

Matetus

macrumors newbie
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Aug 25, 2012
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I have a recurring problem with Airport on my iMac(Snow Leopard 10.6.8, Build 10K549), every 6 months or so a problem occurs in the same manner:
Stage 1:
Connection to home network(WPA2) drops every now and again(usually once every 2 days) and continues to do so for roughly 2 weeks
Stage 2:
Can't connect to home network, this usually lasts for a week
Stage 3:
Can't connect to any wifi network(WEP,WPA2...)

This is the 3rd time it's happening and it's to say the least, frustrating.
I tried erasing all known networks and restarting many times, but to no avail.
I usually format the entire HD and put a clean install of Snow Leopard and I'm fine for another 6 months, but it's irritating, every 6 months i have to put every work I have on hold for a day or so.

Does anyone have any clue how to fix this or has even heard about something like this?:confused:
 

Matetus

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Aug 25, 2012
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Thomson st780, but i don't think that the problem is with it, because i can access the wi-fi network without problems from my laptop(win 7)
 
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btbrossard

macrumors 6502a
Oct 25, 2008
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I'd try rebooting the router when this happens to see if that helps.

Also - when this happens can you connect to the internet with an ethernet cable (if possible)?
 
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Matetus

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Aug 25, 2012
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I'd try rebooting the router when this happens to see if that helps.

Also - when this happens can you connect to the internet with an ethernet cable (if possible)?

I tried rebooting it too, but, nothing :/
And it's not possible for me to connect using an ethernet cable.:(
 
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