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  1. #1

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    Feb 21, 2010
    Wireless Problem
    I'm a new mac user so i don't know much about how airport work ? At home i got a macbook and an imac, when i try t connect to my wireless it only work for one mac at a time, when i have internet on my macbook the imac lost the internet and the other way around. Is this because i need to buy an airport base station ?

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    rzj90059's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 03, 2009
    uMBP 2.4/4GB/250GB; iPhone 3GS
    No you do not need to.

    Although highly unlikely, it can be the subnet your router is set to. The subnet might be allowing only for one client at a time. Check that the IP addresses are whenever you successfully connect with either machine.
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    uMBP 15.4" 2.4 Ghz/4GB RAM/250 GB, uMBP 13.3" 2.53 Ghz/4GB RAM/500 GB, iPhone 4 (Black), iPhone 3GS (Black)

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    Member Since
    Feb 21, 2010
    I just check it ! The I.P on the 2 two computer are different. one is and the other is

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    Collin Bl's Avatar
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    Apr 07, 2009
    Napier NZ
    27 iMac i5, MBP 13 & iMac 20, 2TB dual TC, AppleTV, iPh4S
    Sounds like u need to set up your wireless router correctly. What model do u have? Is it set to hand out the DHCP?

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