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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 11-15-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 24,220
Posted By Big_Mac
Again, this sounds like a PC 'internet sharing'...

Again, this sounds like a PC 'internet sharing' issue that messes with a Mac's chi - turn of uPnP on your switch. *Usually* unless you have Bonjour installed/active on the PCs as well, they are...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 11-15-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By Big_Mac
You've lost me a bit to be honest! So, you...

You've lost me a bit to be honest!

So, you are back online with WPA2 encryption in place? But, if you apply a time ring-fence to the network you lose connection?

WPA2 should be 'adequate' for...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 11-11-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By Big_Mac
Hi Jannesyl - do you get any error messages on...

Hi Jannesyl - do you get any error messages on the MBP, or TC?

Is it a wired, or wireless connection?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 11-11-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By Big_Mac
Hey Tyler - unfortunately, adding an AEX will not...

Hey Tyler - unfortunately, adding an AEX will not give you better wireless range/throughput on your network, it will diminish it slightly (it 'steals' some of the maximum 54mbs of wireless throughput...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-22-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By Big_Mac
You can still access the webui of the belkin,...

You can still access the webui of the belkin, which is where the snag probably lies, the 2wire is only forwarding DHCP information to it - you need to connect directly to it via ethernet (not...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-22-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,289
Posted By Big_Mac
Tattoo74 - are you running it through an AEX and...

Tattoo74 - are you running it through an AEX and TC? As in extending your current wireless network from the Time Warner router to Airport/TC?

If so, my suggestion would be to ensure you disable...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-22-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By Big_Mac
Fabinou - i have a DGN2000 setup on my test bench...

Fabinou - i have a DGN2000 setup on my test bench at the mo - what Netgear firmware are you running?

Does it issue an ip address (visible in airport and/or the router - under 'attached devices')...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-22-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,518
Posted By Big_Mac
theagent - as long as the Thomson has a usb port...

theagent - as long as the Thomson has a usb port (sorry, don't know if it has or not) for you to mount your nas drive on, you will be able to to navigate to it via Finder>go>connect to server on your...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-22-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By Big_Mac
DRMac - from what you are saying, it sounds like...

DRMac - from what you are saying, it sounds like you are using the Belkin as a wireless repeater only - correct? So, your 2Wire is the DHCP server, (where your IP addresses are issued from etc),...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-25-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,646
Posted By Big_Mac
As a footnote - try checking your processes for...

As a footnote - try checking your processes for any Adobe programs (i.e. multimedia Flash instances etc) running - kill them and see if this solves the issue....

To find out what port are being...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-25-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,646
Posted By Big_Mac
This is defo a media streaming process that is...

This is defo a media streaming process that is throttling those ports for you - Twonkey is the obvious consumer product (as you've found out), but as you are not using that, ensure there is nothing...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-25-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 24,220
Posted By Big_Mac
Are you bridging an internet connection through...

Are you bridging an internet connection through the PC to the modem? Double check that the ip info you are seeing is not that of the PC that is connected to the router - if you are bridging the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-25-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,348
Posted By Big_Mac
Try disabling/uninstalling Limewire, and then see...

Try disabling/uninstalling Limewire, and then see if the others work - Limewire can sometimes 'throttle' your connection, or you may have a software firewall enabled on your mac, that only allows...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-25-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,643
Posted By Big_Mac
Sorry - forgot to mention this site as a good (if...

Sorry - forgot to mention this site as a good (if a little outdated resource):

http://www.index-site.com/WIFI1048.html
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-25-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,643
Posted By Big_Mac
Guys - Waz's response is about spot on in terms...

Guys - Waz's response is about spot on in terms of the root cause of the issue you are seeing....

Like your hardware failure, (applying the same principle to the airport card), you wouldn't see a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-18-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By Big_Mac
Personally, i would go for the 160 Gb model. It...

Personally, i would go for the 160 Gb model. It gives you more options, especially if you intend storing your ITunes content on there instead of streaming...I've synched my content for better...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-30-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,467
Posted By Big_Mac
Hey there, Just to confirm everything that...

Hey there,

Just to confirm everything that has been said, you need to have the following config for your setup to work like Kool & the Gang:

This is how i set it up, for anything Apple flavored...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By Big_Mac
Make sure you have selected the 'wake for network...

Make sure you have selected the 'wake for network access' as follows:

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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Big_Mac
Yeah, agree with you Collin - haven't had any...

Yeah, agree with you Collin - haven't had any issues with drives dis-mounting etc, since disabling the wireless SSID on the wireless router and using the router (as DHCP only)<connected to>TC...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Big_Mac
This points to an issue with the hardware...

This points to an issue with the hardware dropping the mounted drives when entering into 'sleep' mode...will need to dig out the settings, as i can't remember off the top of my head...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,064
Posted By Big_Mac
How many clients does your router 'accept'...

How many clients does your router 'accept' wirelessly? If you connect your MB via ethernet, does it connect with no issues?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By Big_Mac
Yeah, defo check your network setup first. How...

Yeah, defo check your network setup first. How many other 'clients' are connected to the same wireless Access Point as the Apple TV out of interest, or is it connected via ethernet to your Mac/PC?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Big_Mac
Sucking eggs i know but...i think a simple...

Sucking eggs i know but...i think a simple solution would be to check what the wireless password is on the router initially?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,491
Posted By Big_Mac
If only...unfortunately, the broadband speed has...

If only...unfortunately, the broadband speed has no bearing on your wireless speed, which is tempered by current technology....getting better with 5 GHz though (until that frequency gets clogged with...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,980
Posted By Big_Mac
Assuming that your AE takes it's DSL connection...

Assuming that your AE takes it's DSL connection from a router/modem - use DHCP assignment from that, instead of the Extreme - i.e. use the AE in Bridge mode (defined under 'Internet Connection' in...
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