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I'm connecting my MacBook Pro to a router which uses WEP security. It shows a Connection Timeout error every half an hour. The security level of the router can't be changed, since its a common router. Other Mac systems are having no problems with it.

So far I've tried removing the network from the System Preferences/Network panel and restarting the router and the computer, with no luck. What should I do next?

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Different devices use different wireless chipsets. Although most should be compatible sometimes they don't work well together.

Did you try to update the router's firmware? A newer one might correct some glitches.

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I didnt try so far..Is there any changes can be done in my macbook?.. –  Vishnu Prasath Jul 18 '12 at 12:31
    
I'm afraid no. If it always happens at about the same time it's most probably related to some wireless inconsistencies. –  Michael Nordmeyer Jul 18 '12 at 12:43
    
ok..Thanks for your suggestions.... –  Vishnu Prasath Jul 18 '12 at 12:47

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