G4 Mini/10.4.11 Intermittent connection issues.

Dec 31, 2006
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Macbook Pro 14" M1 Pro, 16GB, 1TB, OS 12.6.9
My G4 Mini is having intermittent connection problems with my wireless network. I'm running 10.4.11, with all updates installed. The network is off a Netgear g router.

It will just show real weak signal off of a sudden...down to one bar on the indicator and have no activity. There are times when it won't connect, as if the network isn't even there. I have WPA security on the router, and SSID broadcasting is turned off. Reboot does nothing. It will all of a sudden just connect again randomly, but I have to do it manually.

-I've manually removed the network from my airport preferred network list and reconnected. No change.
-I've repaired disk permissions multiple times. No change.
-I've run Onyx to wipe and clean everything. No change.

My Macbook and my girlfriend's G4 mini are also on the Network, and have zero issues. I've put the MB right next to the Mini at times when it's dropping the network, and the MB is still at full signal, functioning fine. It's definitely an issue with the computer, not the network.

Any ideas?


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