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post #41 of 93
I've also had this problem. It's not too severe in OS X (mainly slowing downloads) but it plays havoc when gaming on XP - which will take the interruption as a disconnect. Meaning interrupting any online gaming and forcing me to refresh network list, select usual one, etc.
post #42 of 93
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Of those who've spoken to Apple technicians to address the matter, at least some report recognition of a more widespread problem, though none have said how soon Apple may fix the intermittent wireless behavior. Users are regardless told they may have to wait awhile for more thorough software updates: the most recent AirPort Extreme patches update the firmware for the Wi-Fi chipset itself and so prevent an easy rollback if it's the patch itself that sets the glitch in motion.


Never, ever, be the first one to test an update from Apple!!!

post #43 of 93
I have a 2006 Intel MBP 17. Never had a problem.
I bought my wife a 2008 iMac 24 and we had wifi problems from day one. this lasted several months. I took it to a local dealer here in Malaysia. After chasing a few geese, one of their techs tried booting the iMac from a showroom Mac via Firewire Target Disk Mode and the problem disappeared. He suggested a clean install of Leopard. I did this and then reloaded the 10.5.5 update and (damn it to hell) her iMac now accesses the net about 40% faster than my MPB. After 2 months, no further problems.
Never had a problem with the Extreme base station and it works like a charm. Haven't had to restart it or anything since I bought it 18 months ago.
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post #44 of 93
This is very likely an OS X problem, not a hardware issue. I have a four-year-old iBook G4 and this problem happens with me too. It also happens with a 2002 iMac and my new 2008 iMac. When I boot the latter into Windows, the wireless is flawless.

For those of you more technically inclined, here's a fix. I discovered in my experimentation with this problem that deleting the entry for your router from the arp cache brings your connection back. No idea why, but it works for me.

The workaround is to add an entry to your system cron that runs every five minutes (*/5). It has to be the system cron not your user account cron which doesn't have the privileges to run this command. (Download Cronnix and you can add entries to the system cron easily enough.)

Here the command. You'll have to replace the IP with your router's IP address.

/usr/sbin/arp -d 192.168.0.1

I did that on all three machines in question and the wireless has been perfect ever since.
post #45 of 93
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For those of you more technically inclined, here's a fix. I discovered in my experimentation with this problem that deleting the entry for your router from the arp cache brings your connection back. No idea why, but it works for me.

How on earth did you think of doing that?

How long ago did you implement this "fix"? Is it still working for you?
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post #46 of 93
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For those of you more technically inclined, here's a fix. I discovered in my experimentation with this problem that deleting the entry for your router from the arp cache brings your connection back. No idea why, but it works for me.


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How on earth did you think of doing that?

How long ago did you implement this "fix"? Is it still working for you?

If it is anything like when it happened to me, that fixes it for 5mins to an hour until it decides to drop again. Annoying.
post #47 of 93
An FYI to add to the troubleshooting:

I have a MBP from Oct 07, I had the problem in two forms. For one it would drop wifi connection with the router often but randomly. Second it would keep wifi to the router and home network but drop internet.

Both problems were non existant by booting to windows on the same computer, with the same settings and the same network. Dont have parallels or vmware to test windows within OSX.

BUT, WIFI and internet were fine on 95% of networks, and I didnt come across the problem in the first 12 months of having the MBP. Pity my new home network was in the other 5%.

Fixed it by doing 4 things:
1) Changing DNS servers to OpenDNS. You need to replicate your Airport wireless device in the networking settings window, otherwise you cant get rid of the original router DNS servers, and it will continue to try and use these.

2) Deleting all trace of previously connected wifi networks, from both the networking settings window and from my keychains (but wrote down passwords etc so I could add them again later). Apparently corrupted keychain entries can cause the problem, and for one network in particular this seemed to be the case.

3) Resetted PRAM. Probably not related but its fun.

4) Changed the WIFI channel of the router (from 6 to 3, not that this matters unless you also have SKY broadband in London with the new black modem and are getting the problem).

and its been solid for a good few weeks. Pretty certain its fixed for good.

But a few notes:
a) None of these alone fixed the problem. Only all 4 at once. I reckon the changing of the channel of the router and the DNS servers fixed the "wifi with no internet problem", and all combined fixed the "wifi dropping out" problem. But I have no evidence or proof.

b) These will likely not fix your problem, because everyones case seems to be different. But why not give it a go.

c) No one seems to have problems with unencrypted networks - why cant we all just open up and share the wifi love?
post #48 of 93
There was an interesting article on xlr8yourmac.com at http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/archives/...08.html#S24836 where Real Player seems to at least contribute to many of that connection problems. May be worth a try.
post #49 of 93
I have had every powerbook, macbook that has come out since the PB 12inch. During that time I have had linksys and airports as my routers. My 12inch never had problems, my white macbook never has had a connection issue, my 1st MBP 15 aluminum has had flawless reception, and my current late 2008 MBP has better connection than any of the rest. I use WPA2 AES and have 3 windows boxes, a ubuntu laptop, and two iphones on the same network and have had nothing but great success with wireless on all three floors of the house.

I am about to create a dual network for the systems in the house that can use .11n 5ghz, and use a secondary airport express to handle the .11g traffic.

airdisk has never given me grief such as disconnecting, etc, etc. I use it as my media server

So, have I just been 100% lucky ALL the time, or are you folks doing something extraneous to cause the issues?



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post #50 of 93
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I thought it was basically known as a leopard issue?

my wireless reliability has definitely gone down over the time I've had my Macbook Pro (core 1 Duo, 6.12Ghz) and I always attributed it to 10.5.x because that's when it got real dodgy . . .

Not a leopard issue, I have a GEN 1 macbook pro (core 1 duo, 2ghz) with tiger on it.
My guess is a dodgy airport security update which seemed to only affect the core 1 duo's.
It is a fact that the plastic macbooks have much better reception than a aluminium macbook pro.
If I move 10 meters from my base station I get problems, the macbook from my dad goes up to 100 meters.

I have checked the internal antennas connected to the airport card, seemed fine.
However, there was a loose(broken) ribbon cable which goes to the left light sensor to get the keyboard backlighting on. It is such a flimsy ribbon cabe and it was probably broken when technicians swapped out the motherboard because the video card fried after just 2 months.
Maybe I damaged it myself but that doesn't matter anymore because I decided to take the ribbon cable thus disableing the left sensor.(there's one on the right too)
Since then I have much better airport reception, maybe the sensor which may not have been working properly was distorting the wireless signal. The sensor is right next to the airport card.
Still 10meters isn't much, before I took out the cable I was unable to keep a wireless connection.
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post #51 of 93
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I thought it was basically known as a leopard issue?.

Nope - had it on a Tiger imac and no one ever believed me
post #52 of 93
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Nope - had it on a Tiger imac and no one ever believed me

Same here. MBP Tiger...
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post #53 of 93
This problem is particularly annoying. Its gotten to the point where watching streaming video with my iMac is almost impossible.
post #54 of 93
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There was an interesting article on xlr8yourmac.com at http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/archives/...08.html#S24836 where Real Player seems to at least contribute to many of that connection problems. May be worth a try.

I know that this will not solve everyone's problems but it solved mine!!!! My connectivity would only be active for 10-30 seconds at a time.....airport would show full signal strength, but no internet or local networking.

Realplayer has this internet monitoring thingy where it looks for web clips to download. Once I cleared out realplayer and the downloader agent....eureka!

Details: Intel iMac 1 year old. Running 10.5.5 ; newest Airport update installed (-0004); connected to Airport Extreme, only computer on network with the problem, no router or airport changes affected problem or performance (went through permutations of all of them).
post #55 of 93
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Originally Posted by Squuiid View Post

I was experiencing this with my brand new late '08 Macbook too.

I fixed the drop outs by changing my WiFi encryption from WPA2 using AES to WPA2 using TKIP. Seems the Macbook has an issue with AES as the encryption. Works perfectly with TKIP.

(Router is a Linksys WRT-54GL running Tomato 1.21)

UPDATE:
Just to clarify, I'm a Sys admin and have several wireless computers at home. The Macbook is the first and ONLY one that drops out like this on my network. It definitely has a problem with using AES, which is a shame as AES has less overhead than TKIP.

Apple, please fix!

Thank you - THAT was helpful!
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post #56 of 93
My AirPort Extreme loses connection to the Internet randomly and needs to be restarted about 2-3 times a day... This never used to be the case so I suspect something in the AirPort Extreme? My iMac is connected directly to AEX with a cable/

I am I.T. Manager here and we have several new iMacs and MacBooks, the FIRST thing I do is replace the Apple mouse with a $10 Logitech or HP wheel mouse. We do not have time to deal with the poorly designed trackball on the Apple mouse.


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Thanks I found that out too when I went into the Apple Store and they had exactly the same problem with some of their mice.

Seems stupid to have to do it, rubbish Apple design!

My $5 HP scroll mouse never misses a beat.

tekstud

Mine is the white sided mouse, so don't hold out any hope there.
post #57 of 93
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I've noticed this very issue only just recently on my Mac Mini. I've also got an Intel iMac, but it is hard wired, so no issue there. I haven't seen anybody else mention having issues on the Mini. Anybody?

Yes! Thank you! Constant issues on my Mac Mini. We use the mini as our entertainment center / tv and can't get through half-hour programon Hulu without the connection dropping. Ive gone through 2 linksys routers and just bought the airport extreme and now im realizing it is the mac mini. I have been considering swapping the aiport card for the sonnet wireless N upgrade. It is very frustrating. My white macbook has the same issue but not nearly as frequent.

My new macbook pro is the only machine that actually maintains a connection.
post #58 of 93
I have a PowerBook and it still constantly drops the WiFi for no reason, even though I sit less than 20 feet away from the transmitter. (I am one floor up, but sitting directly over it.) The only way I can get the signal back is to open the window for about thirty seconds. Then once the machine finds the signal again I can close the window and it will work fine for another 20 min or so before dropping out again. It's a huge pain in the ass now that's it's winter, I should really send Steve Jobs an invoice for my heating bills.
post #59 of 93
I've got the same problems with my core duo. It had been working fine, but an update somewhere or something made it go all buggy. I've got lots of problems with it now. Makes me angry.
post #60 of 93
I am having the same issue with the original white macbook (2ghz core duo) for the past few months. It turns out that after I finally gave up on my Airport Express (Original) and got a new netgear router, it solved my problem and have not had another issue since. I am a huge mac fan and apple's inability to get wifi going for everyone is very disappointing. This is something that should have been resolved and a non-issue years ago. They have plenty of experience and resources for a fix like this. I know this because Windoze has figured it out, which means if they can do it anyone can.
post #61 of 93
My daughter and I both have Intel MacBooks - plastic bodies.

I had this problem many weeks ago and I don't recall how I fixed it, although it did entail considerable telephone time with my friendly AppleCare tech. Actually, it escalated to a second-level specialist.

Now my daughter's MacBook is hitting the same thing.

We use a d-link dir-655 router, and I recently patched its firmware.

I also have had some wireless problems with iPod Touches on the same router, which mostly cleared up after I disabled the auto wireless config.

Two iPhones have never had a problem on the wireless at all. An old iBook G3 happily purrs on the wireless, plus a PowerBook G4 and a Wii. (Yes, call it an iHouse, ya wanna make something of it?)

There's definitely something funny going on, and I bet the code base for wireless in OSX is developing first on the iPhone and then going to the other new devices on the silly assumption that once they get things fixed or working on the iPhone, they don't need to pay attention when they run the same code elsewhere.
post #62 of 93
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I have the original iPhone, and WiFi is always coming and going when I try to access my AirPort base station in our home.

I've had similar experiences for about the past year (sorry, I didn't document when it was working but just know it's been this way for some time now). I have a 1st gen MacBook Pro (2.0GHz Core Duo bought in April 2006, running OS X 10.5.5 with all patches), and it works rock solid when I'm AT WORK (where we use Cisco Aironet units), AT HOME (where I connect to a Linksys WRT54G), or ON THE ROAD in various locations.

However, whenever I visit my folks, who have an original Airport base station, my wireless is constantly going between connected/disconnected (as in solid black radial icon in menubar to grey and back again). It's absolutely useless, so I've had to wire my laptop in to do anything truly useful. The strange part is, my old ThinkPad T21 (now ~8 years old) running WinXP SP2 works just fine, as does my dad's ancient ThinkPad 770Z using a Lucent 802.11b PCMCIA card.

The ONLY machine that has trouble talking to the Apple Airport base station is an Apple MacBook Pro!! That's a bit wonky.
post #63 of 93
I have a new MacBook 2.4GHz - it can't hold a wireless connection for long at all. It can't remember my network or the password. It's fine if I connect with a wire. Is this the same problem as the iMacs and new MacBook Pros have? I'd be grateful for any info.

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post #64 of 93
I have the new MBP and haven't had any issues on multiple wireless connections. I have installed all the available updates. My connections are always very fast and responsive.

Very strange.
post #65 of 93
Apple has been using wireless for 9 years, there should be no fucking problem at all. Always form over function with those people.

New line of Apple Computers get a thumbs down from me.

Glass Screen, Wireless problems, no firewire on macbooks, no firewire 400, glass screen...oh I said that already, freaky no button trackpad, bad keyboards,
post #66 of 93
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Apple has been using wireless for 9 years, there should be no fucking problem at all. Always form over function with those people.

New line of Apple Computers get a thumbs down from me.

Glass Screen, Wireless problems, no firewire on macbooks, no firewire 400, glass screen...oh I said that already, freaky no button trackpad, bad keyboards,

It's always the people that don't own them and had no intention of buying them who bitch.
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Apple has been using wireless for 9 years, there should be no fucking problem at all. Always form over function with those people.

New line of Apple Computers get a thumbs down from me.

Glass Screen, Wireless problems, no firewire on macbooks, no firewire 400, glass screen...oh I said that already, freaky no button trackpad, bad keyboards,

I disagree about the new keyboards, other than the silly repositioning of some of the Fkeys, it has to be the best keyboard I have ever had. No doubt.

In fact I have been in stores where PC users have almost begged the salesman to sell them one to use on their PCs, except the salesman had to point out how the PCs would have trouble remapping the keys. Unlike OSX which is brilliant at remapping PC keyboards.
post #68 of 93
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Hurray at last someone will talk about this. I have my suspicions this is due to the stupid aluminium cases these things come in. I have 2 previous model white iMacs which have none of the problems in identical locations relative to the Airport Extreme.

I have had this since June and have spent countless hours talking to AppleCare about it and being constantly told to wipe my hard drive and reinstall.

And that as we all know is the road to HELL!!!!

I had a black PLASTIC macbook (with the GMA 950) and it had the same problem.
I now have the new Al macbook and I have not run into ANY wifi problems in my apartment.

*I have a 2.4 Ghz model Al macbook
*Airport Express with 802.11n
post #69 of 93
This problem has had me consider "switching" ... to a windows or linux laptop. I have been sitting next to a friend with a XP laptop - he could connect, I could not, OFTEN - and at other occasions I have been right next to my wife with her macbook (I have an early 2008 MBP) and again, she could connect and I could not.

A laptop with malfunctioning wireless is very nearly useless.

Search for wireless problems in Apple discussions for macbooks & MBPs and you will see this is a LONG running problem which apple has NOT fixed. Anyone remember the school district (NY?) that put their large MB purchase on hold because the wireless didn't work there? And, the most entertaining thing is: those afflicted can boot their mac laptops up in windows via Bootcamp and have flawless wireless, which pretty much makes it a lock that the problem is software, yes?

This should be an extremely high priority at Apple, and I fear it is not. Add to .. glossy only and (on low end) no FW on the new machines and I think Apple is trying to drive me away entirely, and they may succeed yet (and I've used macs for over 20 yrs).
post #70 of 93
purchased wifes MBPro back in August. worked fine till around the beginning of Oct.. Purchased a new model MBPro for myself late Oct. Issue affects both notebooks. setting up a static IP address seemed to help but, alas, the problem remains. Both are using 5ghz .11n via linksys. I will try the AES to TPIK setting this weekend and see if that helps. I will let you know.
post #71 of 93
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How on earth did you think of doing that?

How long ago did you implement this "fix"? Is it still working for you?

Honestly, I don't recall how I ran across that. I was chasing down everything I could think of and was determined to figure out, at the very least, a workaround for this problem. I'm still not sure why it happens, but I know that deleting your router from the ARP cache brings your wireless connection back. I've been doing this on all three wireless machines I have for 2 months now and all three have been perfect.

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If it is anything like when it happened to me, that fixes it for 5mins to an hour until it decides to drop again. Annoying.

Right, which is why I gave instructions to set it up as a cron task that repeats every 5 minutes.

It's a kludge, that's for sure, but it works, and deleting entries from your ARP cache is harmless. Your computer re-caches it the next time it needs to talk to the router. It's a basic function of TCP/IP to cache the MAC address of a host or router.
post #72 of 93
"I fixed the drop outs by changing my WiFi encryption from WPA2 using AES to WPA2 using TKIP. Seems the Macbook has an issue with AES as the encryption. Works perfectly with TKIP."

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Thank you - THAT was helpful!

Glad SOMEONE read my post instead of ranting and whining about Apple. \

Thanks for the feedback.
post #73 of 93
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My story was similar to yours, right down to the "They'd never heard of it before".

It's long been apple's unwritten (?) policy to delete threads on their "help" site and deny problems until they come out with a fix (or not). Anyone remember the update last summer that toasted MBPro superdrives? There were about a million posts around the net but all of them on Apple's own site mysteriously disappeared, as did the update. They still don't publicly acknowledge the problem, but will fix the drive on out-of-warranty computers for free...
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Also be aware that at some point Apple switched from using Atheros chips to Broadcom (end of 2006 maybe?). I wonder if there's any correlation between which client chips are being used? I have an Atheros 11n chip in my 15" MBP and it is rock stable all the time running 10.5.5 w/ the latest airport update. WPA2 Enterprise at work (Aruba Networks APs), WPA-PSK at home (old Airport Express).
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Hurray at last someone will talk about this. I have my suspicions this is due to the stupid aluminium cases these things come in. I have 2 previous model white iMacs which have none of the problems in identical locations relative to the Airport Extreme.[/B]

Apple has had aluminum computers before. I haven't had trouble with my MacBook Pro.

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I don't know what paying for Applecare has done for me. Apple wants you to always prove the problem before they will act, and always leave you under the threat of incurring charges for supposed software issues. Which this may be and of Apple's own creation.

In my experience, sometimes they are willing to replace even if it's not really necessary.

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I had the problem with my mouse too. When I asked in the Apple discussions, 20 people condescendingly replied "Clean it with a wet napkin or towel" as if I was supposed to figure that one out on my own. Anyways, just wet a napkin or towel then flip your mouse over and run the trackball all over the wet napkin to remove dirt from the sensors (remember how dirt built up on the sensors in the old-style trackball mice?). Anyways, I still think it was stupid on Apple's behalf to make the ball inaccessible so you're stuck having to clean it every other week. Hope that helps you.

Yeah, it's not really a good solution because it's the design that was flawed. People have problems like that and there will always be at least one Apple fan, sometimes ten, that will blame the user for being messy, sloppy, grimy or something like that. It was like that with the white Macbook discoloration too, which I think was a bad batch of parts or contaminated material. The problem with that argument is that competing products don't get problems like that, and it's not as if there was visible cheetos dust anywhere. I get the impression that Apple keyboards, trackpads and mice need to be used in cleanroom environments.
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My story was similar to yours, right down to the "They'd never heard of it before".

I have been having serious problems with wireless ever since I upgraded from Tiger to Leopard, and Apple Care has insisted that the problem with with my notebook, not Leopard. They even said this when I had the problem on a MacBook Pro that was right out of the box. So now I don't buy Apple notebooks anymore. If wireless is unreliable then there is no point having a laptop.
post #77 of 93
I have an 802.11b/g and an 802.11n network in my house, both with WPA security enabled. I have many devices connected to these networks and working with no issues. I have 3 Macs:

- Mac Mini from a couple years ago. No issues.
- 20" Aluminum iMac purchased Oct 2007. No issues.
- 24" Aluminum iMac purchased Jan 2008. No issues (with Wifi).

However, one of my daughters recently purchased an iPod Touch (2nd generation). Wifi does not work with WPA/WPA2 enabled. This is a known issue. This product actually shipped with this defect and it has not been fixed yet. I'm wondering if the newer iMacs/notebooks are using the same Wifi chipset as the 2nd generation iPod Touch? Could be the source of all these 802.11 issues.

As a recent Apple convert, I must say I'm absolutely blown away with how poor Apple's quality is. Really inexcusable in this particular case. Seriously, how do you screw up 802.11 b/g these days? All Apple has to do is select a competent 802.11 chipset supplier. They've already had a working 802.11 chipset in previous products. Really amazing.

- iPod Touch (2G). Wifi doesn't work with WPA/WPA2 enabled. Last I checked, Apple does not acknowledge this on their support site. However, if you take the time to talk to a "genius" in the Apple Store, they will tell you it's a known issue. Suggested workaround: disable encryption and use MAC filtering. Yeah, right. Product has been shipping for 4+ months now with no proper solution.

- 3G iPhone. Ridiculously poor modem performance. On our 3rd replacement. They've all performed poorly. Previous phone was Nokia N75 on AT&T (3G phone) -- had no issues. In addition to the ridiculous modem performance, the apps crash all the time. Safari crashes at least once every 5 minutes. Again, no real acknowledgement on Apple's support site; however, all you have to do is talk to a "genius" and they'll gladly swap out your iphone for a replacement with no questions asked (and no explanations given). I suspect the modem performance is attributable to the new Infineon BB/modem. Not sure if the apps instability is purely s/w or possibly h/w (not enough RAM)? Again, product has been shipping for 4+ months now with no proper solution.

Good luck to all of you with iMacs/notebooks with wifi that doesn't work. I suspect it will be many months before Apple acknowledges/fixes your problems based on my iPod Touch/3G iPhone experiences.
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As a recent Apple convert, I must say I'm absolutely blown away with how poor Apple's quality is. Really inexcusable in this particular case. Seriously, how do you screw up 802.11 b/g these days? All Apple has to do is select a competent 802.11 chipset supplier. They've already had a working 802.11 chipset in previous products. Really amazing.

There's nothing wrong with the hardware. This is demonstrated by the many posts from people experiencing problems in OS X but then booting into Windows on the same Mac and having no problems at all.
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There's nothing wrong with the hardware. This is demonstrated by the many posts from people experiencing problem in OS X but then booting into Windows on the same Mac and having no problems at all.

Yes, I should've said chipset solution (HW + SW). Does seem like a SW issue.
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THANK YOU SQUUIID!!!!

This worked for me. My girlfriend and I both have MBP 2.0. I struggled with the problem first, then a few days later my lady started having the problem with her machine.

Tried this last night and have had relatively speedy connection and NO DROPOUTS!!!! (For 2 days at least so far).

Question - I have an SBC/U-Verse router which I was able to change to TKIP encryption and thusly solve the problem (as far as I can tell). I also have an Airtunes/Airport Express which I use to network our printer and, well, for Airtunes as well. I'm guessing that once I add the Airtunes network via 'add or extend ones wireless network' that the problem may return being that the Airtunes only provides encryption via AES??? (Hoping I'm making sense here...)

OR - does the Airtunes depend on the encryption of the 'host router' if its set up to 'extend the wireless network' using the same IP address yadda yadda yadda?

Thanks again! So far, the explanation of the issue and the resulting 'its working' makes more sense than anything I've read so far.

I'm also interested to see if posting on the Apple discussions on some of the longest threads over there will stay 'posted'...

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"I fixed the drop outs by changing my WiFi encryption from WPA2 using AES to WPA2 using TKIP. Seems the Macbook has an issue with AES as the encryption. Works perfectly with TKIP."



Glad SOMEONE read my post instead of ranting and whining about Apple. \

Thanks for the feedback.
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