powerbook won't connect to internet as quickly as it used to

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by brent0saurus, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. brent0saurus macrumors regular


    Feb 16, 2006
    So as of late my powerbook g4 1.67 ghz running tiger hasn't be "realizing" it's connected to the internet as quickly as it used to.
    What i mean by this is when my mac is a sleep and i wake it up, it'll automatically reconnect to my router, but when i try to load a page in safari it says i'm not connected to the internet, sometimes for about 30-45 seconds and then FINALLY it'll load a page.
    I have roommates in the house with all different macs, none with my exact specs but someone has an ibook running tiger so i figure that's close enough. Also a mbp running tiger.
    i'm using an airport express that's extending wireless signal and my provider is Verizon FiOs.


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