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Airport Extreme disconnecting


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I have the newest airport extreme and a SSD hard drive connected to it so I can watch movies I have stored on it and access files and music. Sometimes when I play a movie or tv show that is on the hard drive, quicktime will give me the spinning wheel and I will disconnect from the network altogether. Then I have to unplug the AE and plug it back in. Any ideas what is causing this and how to fix it? I've spoken to Apple and they can't help.
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Do you have the wireless channel settings set to auto? If so, try setting them to a fixed channel.

I find the best way to locate rogue DHCP servers is to send 240V down the appropriate port. Follow the smoke.
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I do have it set to auto. Which one should I select?
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Try channel 1 6 or 11. If you need to choose a 5Ghz Channel just take your pick it won't matter too much.

I find the best way to locate rogue DHCP servers is to send 240V down the appropriate port. Follow the smoke.
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Thanks, I'll try that
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Ok, I put the 5ghz to ch 48. I'll let you know if it works.
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