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I am unable to connect to my home wireless internet using my MacBook Pro. I am not the most computer savvy person and my kids are off to college, so now I am helpless. But here is what I know:

  • My iPad, iPhone, and PC work perfectly.
  • Network is detected by my Mac "5WIRE525".
  • I checked the Proxy settings and none are checked.
  • Using Assistant, "airport" setting shows green light.
  • I have tried changing the type from WEP, WAP, WAP2, etc. none work.
  • After selecting my network, I am promted to enter my password, after this step I get a message indicating that I have entered the wrong password, or network is not working (again, my other devices work fine).
  • After checking and reseting options, I take my Mac back to Starbucks and other public places and it works perfectly.
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Are you absolutely certain that you are typing in the password correctly? Sometimes it helps to type it out somewhere you can see it (in a blank textedit document, perhaps), then copy and paste it into the password field. – Chris Herbert Oct 25 '12 at 0:55

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