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You can multi-select & delete from System Prefs > Network > WiFI > Advanced… Shift ⇧ or Cmd ⌘ Click to select multiples, then hit the — button underneath. Note that this will also clear the same settings from any linked iDevice.


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Access Spotlight - either with cmd + spacebar or by clicking the magnifying icon on the right top corner of your screen Search for Activity Monitor. Select the far-right tab titled Network and you will find a description of all the network processes going on on your machine. If there's a high network consumption process, you'll be able to spot it.


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Properly done you can achieve this by prioritizing one interface over the other. Prerequisites: two different networks (physically and logically) e.g. Ethernet: 192.168.0.0/24 and Wi-Fi 192.168.1.0/24 assign static IPs to the ethernet adapters on the source(s) and the target(s) with a proper net mask. A default gateway is not needed. In System ...


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Below is a network diagram based on what I have read thus far. I have made some assumptions about the IP numbering conventions, but that will have no effect on the overall scenario. I am assuming that you are using two different subnets rather than 2 different classes of networks. But, either way, you have two very different network IP addressing schemes ...


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First I'd try to just connect to the Wi-Fi network and then run the recovery. But this will not work if you have a new and empty hard drive (i.e. no OS X recovery partition on the hard drive) and need a full Internet Recovery from Apple's server. If it doesn't work, I'd try and connect the Mac to another Mac or a Windows PC using a common Ethernet cable ...


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Click the Apple on your MBP and select System Preferences... and then choose Network. Click Advanced at the bottom and WiFi should be highlighted. In that is Preferred Networks. Select the work on and hit the - to remove it. Then connect to the MiFi and in that same area, click the +. Should be all set then!


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Short of asking them to simply blacklist your MAC address on the work network… You'll have to remove one device or the other from iCloud Keychain. On the Mac or iPhone, go to System Preferences > iCloud and deselect Keychain. Then when you remove the Wi-Fi network on your Mac, it will not affect the iPhone.


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I have been having the same problem. Changing the name of the SSID fixes it immediately. But if I ever happen to switch off the router and switch it back on, the problem recurs and I have to think of yet another name.


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I've had similar problems with macbooks. I've found that going into "Network Preferences" / "Location" / "Edit Location" and creating a new location can work. Here's another option: set your IP manually to an IP the router will accept, instead of by DHCP. If your other devices connect at 192.168.1.25, for example, configure yours to 192.168.26 (keep it ...


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Never game/stream on Wireless. Run Ethernet cable. Wireless bandwidth drops tremendously when another connection is streaming or gaming. It has to do with the way routers split or share bandwidth.


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My AirPort Wireless card was broken Turns out a spider crawled into my computer, nested itself under the wireless card, and died in direct contact with the wireless card. Go figure. The guy who looked at it said there was water damage (ew), and, after disabling the wireless card (software-wise), my crashes stopped as well. The crashes were the main reason ...



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