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.

AIRPORT, macbook not automatically selecting network..


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
SpliCer261

 
SpliCer261's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 11, 2006
Location: UK
Posts: 231
SpliCer261 is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: MacBook Pro 15", 3.06 GHz, 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 500GB SATA hard drive, 8gb iPhone

SpliCer261 is offline
I've got a macbook pro..and it connects with my wireless network..I use a netgear for it.

The problem is, since i got my macbook and connected to the internet..it has always automatically connected to the netgear network..

My netgear screwed up and i resetted it.then on..upon restart or after i close my lid ..i have to manually click the network icon on the bar and choose my network..

Now on i have to do it everytime..It's getting annoying

This is what i tried to do, i went to system preferences, network and chose AIRPORT..

Upon the "by default, Join:" section i have chosen Preferred networks..and my network is showing up on the table.

Also i have clicked Options and chose "Automatically join any open network"..

Still no luck..upon restart or from sleep..i have to manually choose the network from the bar.

I've tried to change my SSID and WEP key..still no luck..i'm considering reinstalling mac onto my computer and have it automatically figure it as it first did... neye:

I'm quite new to macs..as this is my first transition to one using a macbook..and i'm happy to say..from now on it's macs forever.

and after this, whenever i start up windows XP on my macbook it isn't connecting to the internet..i choose my wireless properties, and it has a completly short wep key..i input my WEP key and still..it doesn't connect anymore.. if it could connect automatically to my network in my mac everytime i start the computer..my xp's internet would work as well..as it used to be fine.

Anyway, any help would be great! thx! :doctor:

Building the future and keeping the past alive are one and the same thing - Solid Snake.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Airport Express Filtering | D-Link DWL G122 Ver B1 »
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
MacBook impressions - trip to store kaidomac Schweb's Lounge 24 10-14-2007 01:45 PM
AIRPORT, macbook not automatically selecting network.. SpliCer261 Switcher Hangout 0 08-11-2006 08:07 PM
problems adding a laptop with a belkin wireless g network card to an airport extreme Lelboy89 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 02-12-2005 07:56 AM
Need help with Airport Express & College Network SilverBeetle Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 07-21-2004 08:09 PM
Airport network help WilliS Internet, Networking, and Wireless 15 04-04-2004 01:24 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:40 PM.

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?