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.

Blocking adhoc networks


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
arcing

 
Member Since: Nov 14, 2007
Posts: 2
arcing is on a distinguished road

arcing is offline
Hi all, first time poster....

For the last coupe of months I've been recieving an SSID "hpsetup" from one of the flats surrounding me, presumably from a wireless printer. It's become increasingly frustrating, as everytime I wake my iBook up from sleep, it connects to it instead of my SSID.

Is there any way I can block these networks? I've found details that suggest you can do it in XP by only choosing to display insfrastructure networks, is there anything similar in OS X?
QUOTE Thanks
bobtomay

 
bobtomay's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 22, 2006
Location: Texas, where else?
Posts: 25,017
bobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: 15" MBP 2.33 C2D 256 4GB, MBA 13" i7 1.8, MB 2.0 2GB, Nano 4th, 3GS, iPad 1

bobtomay is offline
10.5 - System Preferences - Network - Airport - Advanced
Add your network into the Preferred Networks box and delete the others - it will then auto join your own network.

Similar in 10.4 - but don't think you have to click on advanced.

I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Wireless networking and Video editing | macbook wireless IP printer help »
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
Preferred wireless networks SLC Flyfishing Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 09-07-2007 12:26 PM
Connecting to other networks... TheInvsbleMan Switcher Hangout 5 06-24-2007 07:31 PM
Automatic VPN and server connect on certain networks? xpxixpy Internet, Networking, and Wireless 3 06-02-2007 09:27 PM
OSX seems to be blocking web pages wicksta OS X - Apps and Games 7 02-20-2007 01:44 PM
Can't connect to wireless networks with "log-in" xmarc999 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 01-08-2007 02:23 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:55 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?