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Air won't automatically join my WiFi


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My Mac Book Air won't automatically join my WiFi system after it's been asleep. I need to manually click on the WiFi Icon at top right of the screen, wait a couple of seconds for the available WiFi signals to come up and then click on my Network. I recently upgraded to Lion OS X across all three Apple Computers (MacBook, iMac and the MacBook Air). The other 2 machines join automatically. The settings in System Preferences/Network/WiFi are the same. I've rebooted the Air several times. I'm new to the forum and my apologies if I haven't posted this in the correct location. Any advice would be much appreciated. Robert
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i have been experiencing the same issue intermittently. i believe this is an hw issue rather than sw as i have only experienced it on this MBA (2.13GH, 2nd gen) and have seen it happen on both leopard and lion.

additionally,
- i have my network settings set to automatically join "known" networks
- i have reset both my wifi port and my wireless rtr

this only happens when bringing the mac back from sleep mode and i would estimate that it occurs approximately 20% of the time.
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