Magic Mouse vs. wireless internet connection

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Oktober, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. Oktober macrumors regular

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    Yesterday I purchased a magic mouse and paired it with my iMac running SL and that was fine. Then my iMac decided to keep loosing its connection with our wireless router - Linksys by Cisco WAG160N - and again today it has been doing it again, but more often. So I have resorted back to my mighty mouse (wired) and so far *touches wood* it has been fine.

    What could be the problem? Surely a bluetooth pairing can't possibly interfere with a wireless internet connection, can it?
     
  2. rgarjr macrumors 603

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    Did you try changing channels on your WiFi router. I use the magic mouse on my MacBook and have no issues at all.
     
  3. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    Isn't the MM BT? If so, does it really interfere with the wifi signal? Either way, I'd change channels.
     
  4. Oktober thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks for the idea. I have changed the channel twice and so far so good. A bit of trial and error is required.
     
  5. mstrze macrumors 68000

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    Well if it's loosing the connection you may want to tighten it.


    ...sry...couldn't resist....
     
  6. Oktober thread starter macrumors regular

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    hahaha...good one :D
     
  7. HBOC macrumors 68020

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    i have a BT microsoft 5000 mouse and i have had no problems with it interfering with either of the routers I have had; the Linksys WRT160N and now the Apple Airport Extreme. I am going to be buying the MM soon.
     

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