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Macdadeo3
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Registered: ‎05-01-2012
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Problem connecting to Wifi with MacBook and Desktops

I can't seem to connect my MacBook Pro to my Wifi at home but can easily do so at other external locations. Same issue with my two other Apple desktops. But I have no connectivity issues with my other wireless devices. I currently have a total of 8 wireless devices on wifi.
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Smith6612
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Registered: ‎12-15-2010

Re: Problem connecting to Wifi with MacBook and Desktops

Are the other devices you are using Mobile devices or Windows/Linux machines? Are you using WEP Encryption on the wireless? If using WEP, have you tried using Capital letters instead of entering in lowercase characters, and if WPA/WPA2 Encryption, checked the case of your Wireless key?

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jumpin68ny
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Registered: ‎05-14-2009

Re: Problem connecting to Wifi with MacBook and Desktops

Recommend changing the wireless LAN settings from WEP to WPA-psk.  PSK means pre-shared key.  You can define the password to your liking instead of the random letters and numbers from WEP.  Plus WPA is far more secure than WEP.

 

Jim

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Macdadeo3
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Registered: ‎05-01-2012
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Re: Problem connecting to Wifi with MacBook and Desktops

Jim, 

 

That solved it! Can't tell you how much time and frustration you saved me. You rock! 

 

Cheers.

 

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