This will keep out pretty much anyone from your wireless network. I dont want to keep my network open and unsecure, so the problem keeps bothering me. After saving the settings -- even if no actual changes were made -- AirPort access is restored in some cases. His setup went flawless, and all was fine since Christmas.
View Public Profile Find More Posts by chungjy ghporter Administrator Join Date:Apr 2001 Location:San Antonio TX USA Status: Offline Dec 2, 2008, 08:49 AM Originally Posted by chungjy Try Click Save and your set. The number of solid black lines indicates the signal strength (more black bars = stronger signal). Manually enter the SSID (network name) and new password. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1599424?start=0&tstart=0
Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Note that this workaround will require you to re-enter network configuration settings and may cause other lapses in functionality. Since I'm not that good with macs, I don't want to try anything that will make the situation worse. I'll try the $ symbol before the wep key.
Another solution is to open the "Internet Connect" app, choose the "AirPort" tab and in the "Network" pull-down menu, choose "Other". Sean share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply HelixOmnimedia, Oct 31, 2006 HelixOmnimedia thread starter macrumors 6502a Joined: Jul 26, 2006 Location: Traveling The Now this matters if these chips are used in systems not running Windows and the way I know this is from my experience with my Acer Ferrari (using BCM4318 chip) and Change security protocol[Useful for: repeated dropouts, slow wireless throughput]In some cases, WEP key-based access can provide better speeds when compared to the more secure WPA standard, or vice versa.
The only reason I can see for this problem is the way the Airport card establishes communication with the router. These are actually secure, whereas WEP is nearly trivial to break within minutes. Among the implicated applications are older versions of coconutWiFi.coconutWiFi is an application displays you a small aqua-bubble at the top of your screen which indicates whether or not. https://www.cnet.com/news/tutorial-fixing-wireless-connectivity-including-airport-problems-dropouts-slow-speed-more/ What does a firmware do?
Regardless, I have had success with this method multiple times. I had called Time Warner, and verified that the modem and wireless router were working fine. This works pretty good for now. All rights reserved.
macosx.com Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Media Media Quick Links Search Media New Media Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New Profile Posts http://forums.macnn.com/92/networking/281820/error-joining-the-airport-network-xxxxx/ Still, in a bind, it can restore wireless connectivity where other workarounds fail.] Download the Mac OS X combo updater directly precedent to your current system version if you applied an Mac's use broadcom wireless cards which have problems with many routers and WAP. Switch to WPA, and do it now.
Ok. Hi, Yes I did try the 0x you suggested and still nothing. User Functions Username: Password: Lost your password? Don't deal with Belkin share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Scavenger, Oct 30, 2006 Scavenger macrumors newbie Joined: Mar 13, 2006 #13 As
Will it help if I reformat my mac? then when i try to reconnect, i just receive the error message "there was an error joining the Airport network...". I bought my first Mac 2 days ago and after working with my existing wifi at home (WPA) for one day, it started acting up. There's got to be something wrong inside the iMac.
That's it. Links last 2 weeksNo recent new links What's New in the Forums? And it's indeed NOT obvious or logical to prepend a '$' to your hexadecimal key to get AirPort devices to process it correctly.
I attempted to direct update Airport with v 3.3 and that failed with a error that I already had the newest SW (I assume because I just updated to 10.4.11 from TM backup via Ethernet Get value for kCGDirectMainDisplay Webkit remote debugging with Safari on MAC os How to Remove a Device from iCloud Yosemite Calendar: change number of days in week Thanks. View Public Profile Find More Posts by Amir2007 ghporter Administrator Join Date:Apr 2001 Location:San Antonio TX USA Status: Offline Apr 6, 2007, 09:44 PM Originally Posted by Amir2007 Here
Just to test can you change the encryption to WEP temporarily to see if that works. I have tried several other things suggested in different forums and articles, nothing really gave any results.. 3. I've tried the various Airport solutions such as powering the modem off/on, powering Airport base station off/on and resetting the Airport base station.Thanks in advance!Jim MacBook, Mac OS X (10.4.11), Airport Quote Added to that is MAC address filtering.
What has me a bit puzzled is that when I view the Airport under System Profiler, it shows the Airport as 2.0, which is too old to work with WPA encryption. You will be prompted for your WEP or WPA password if one exists.