Problem with internet - PLEASE HELP

Discussion in 'macOS' started by anjinha, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. anjinha macrumors 604


    Oct 21, 2006
    San Francisco, CA
    I have a new 2.4 Macbook with Leopard. I connect to the internet wireless through a Linksys router and I use WPA Personal.

    Sometimes when i have been connected to the internet for a while it just stops working although airport shows full bars. So I disconnect from my network and try to connect again but now it says my password is wrong, which I know it isn't. So know in order to connect I just unplug my modem and router and plug them again and now I can connect with no problem until it stops working again.

    Can anyone help me with his? I didn't have any trouble with this with my old Macbook and this is getting annoying...
  2. Mark-NL macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2008
    Same thing here

    I have the same exact problem. it usualy happens when i'm watching a movie on You Tube; firefox freezes, i get disconnected from the network and i cannot reconnect to my router. I have to restart it to get it working again. I suspect that router is the problem. It's old and it was cheap. But still its very annoying.

    I'm upgrading to Time Machine when it's available here in the Netherlands. I hope that will help!
  3. fadethis macrumors member

    Nov 1, 2007
    experiencing pretty much the exact same issue

    i've got a belkin 2.4Ghz router, still not sure what it could be, i've exchanged it once, thinking of trying it again, might not fix the problem though

    anyone have ideas?

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