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So I moved to a new place for my university and I attempted to connect to the wifi network. My HP laptop was able to connect instantly once I put in the wifi password. My Mac recognizes the network but when I put in the same password it says the password is invalid.

I have checked and double checked to make sure I have the right password a million times. Any reason why it's not connecting? My OS X version is 10.6.8.

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Have you checked Console for messages from the Network subsystem? Might shed some light on the issue. –  Ian C. Sep 4 '12 at 21:52
    
For some reason when I checked an hour later, the Wifi I was trying to connect to had two separate channels. I tried both and one of them connected with the Mac. Any reason why there was only one Wifi before but there is two now? Just curious in-case i have another issue. –  Derek Sep 4 '12 at 22:12
    
Now when i checked later tonight, the wifi that I connected to no longer exists. I really need to get internet for my classes. Any way to get a quick fix? I checked the console and it says nothing. –  Derek Sep 5 '12 at 4:13
    
When I check the Airport in System Profiler, it lists the two different wifi. But when I search with my Airport, it cannot find this second wifi. –  Derek Sep 5 '12 at 4:37
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