New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

Wireless Internet Problem


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Kuzco

 
Member Since: Nov 22, 2009
Posts: 19
Kuzco is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 2GHz Intel Core Duo 2GBs Ram on 10.6.8

Kuzco is offline
I have a 2007 MBP running Mac 10.5.8, running off wireless as well as hardwired cable modem.

The internet most of the time works fine, but it happens maybe every so often the internet doesn't work and wireless is dropped. I usually have to restart the router to get the connection again? Why is that? I am using firefox and I believe it is a net gear wireless router I am not sure of the model, its in a room mates room and it gets aggravating to have to ask to have it restarted all the time. Anything I am doing wrong? I don't understand. Please help.
QUOTE Thanks
VegasGeorge

 
VegasGeorge's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 23, 2006
Location: Las Vegas, NV USA
Posts: 893
VegasGeorge is a jewel in the roughVegasGeorge is a jewel in the rough
Mac Specs: iMac, and Macbook Pro

VegasGeorge is offline
Nothing you do should cause the router to need rebooting. But they do get flakey every now and then. I've had to reboot my Airport Extreme only twice in three years. But I remember I had to reboot my previous D-Link a lot more often than that. I think your best bet would be to get a different router.
QUOTE Thanks
Kuzco

 
Member Since: Nov 22, 2009
Posts: 19
Kuzco is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 2GHz Intel Core Duo 2GBs Ram on 10.6.8

Kuzco is offline
Thanks much appreciated, any suggestions?
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Sharing Airport to Virtual XP | Win vista business will not connect to apple wifi »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
mac pro airport wireless problem nick_harambee Internet, Networking, and Wireless 3 09-24-2009 10:08 AM
MacBook Pro full bars, but no internet in only 1 wireless network KypSide Internet, Networking, and Wireless 3 06-28-2009 06:39 AM
Wireless Networking FAQ cwa107 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 40 04-08-2008 09:25 PM
Not your typical wireless networking/router problem... sshrago Internet, Networking, and Wireless 5 01-08-2007 04:38 PM
Wireless Internet with Both Macs & PC's nepgunes Internet, Networking, and Wireless 6 05-23-2006 06:58 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:49 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?