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I have the same problem. After the update to Yosemite 10.10.5 the WiFi network does not work properly. With previous versions it was a little slow, but now the WiFi network is almost totally out. It's not a problem in the router, it's a problem with the software running in the mac itself. The problem goes even worst if you turn on the Bluetooth to use a ...


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Update to latest OS X 10.10.5 and iOS 8.4. Both the updates solve the annoying Internet issues. The issues were frequent disconnection in regular intervals, slow Internet speed etc. In Yosemite, Apple introduced the troubling Discoveryd component for networking which was the main cause. It has been replaced in OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4. Install the updates ...


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Open up System Preferences. Click Network. After you select Wi-Fi on the left, click Advanced... . Drag your home network to the top under Preferred Networks. Click OK then Apply.


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You need to turn off WiFi before you leave the coverage area (or more precisely - before you reach the point where WiFi is still "connected" but not viable.) In iOS 9 there will be a system setting to allow cellular data to take over sooner, but on iOS 8 and less, your device will throw errors when WiFi fails you and before the radio disconnects from WiFi. ...


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This is a partial-temporary solution. Basically, if the frequencies are on different channel numbers then it is possible to "set" the particular wifi band (worked on OSX Mavericks). steps: 1. Find the channel numbers of 5 GHz and 2.4 Ghz. Are they different? if yes proceed to step 2. 2. Set 5 GHz channel number using airport command. Detailed ...


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Hold alt and click the Wi-Fi symbol in the menu bar; in the extended menu does it list the Internet as reachable? If not, it can be a external problem or perhaps there is a secondary login required on a splash website or something.


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Apparently it's possible to enable MAC filtering using the Internet Sharing feature in Snow Leopard. Here is an extended description how to do it and at the same time overcome some flaws of the sharing implementation of SL. Essentially you have to add an additional key/array in the /etc/bootpd.plist containing the MAC as string: .... ...


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The advantage is you can locate the airport potentially closer to you than the modem. The disadvantage is you need to set it up and perhaps string an ethernet if you wish to avoid delays of wirelessly extending a network. If I could, I would always run an ethernet cable (gigabit if possible, but 100 is usually faster than any WiFi consumers use in practice) ...


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The chain icon is showing that the internet connection is being bridged through another device. It is not specifically for personal hotspots.


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On stock ( or as some people call it vanilla ) iOS it is not quite possible. However, if your device is jailbroken, then you can use some tweaks to make it possible. Firewall iP7 allows you to monitor all applications & decide whether to allow or deny any outgoing connection.


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I had this problem too. It would connect to every network but my own! Like Zim stared to say, open Network preferences/advanced. And I noticed that i had the "Remember Networks" box checked. So it saved about 10 networks and mine was at the bottom. I removed all networks and unchecked the box. Back to the from page I just added my network and it works ...


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Go to System Preferences -> Network. On the left sidebar click Wi-Fi and then "Advanced" at the right bottom corner. Now choose the tab Wi-Fi and you'll see a list of all the wireless network you joined. Drag networks in the order you prefer (e.g. the domestic network should be the first). Update: on the same screen, if you want to remove some of the ...


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There could be a few reasons, but your security settings are probably the most likely candidates. Temporarily turn Off the Firewall The easiest way to test this is to (very) temporarily turn off your firewall: System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Firewall > Turn Off Firewall Retest your connectivity, if it works, turn your firewall back ...


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Not configurable on iOS. Depending on your Wireless Access Point/Router you can sometimes turn down the signal power to shorten it's reach to a smaller radius.


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The Fing network scanner is the tool I'd use. You'll have to pay their upgrade to get syncing of the data and some advanced tools, but the free capabilities allow you to tap on the SSID and then geo-locate the device for the scanning and save the results for later review when you are elsewhere. As for making colorful maps, that isn't something I've seen ...


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VirtualBox and OS X provide several (no-NAT) methods to connect your VM: 1. The VirtualBox "Bridged Adapter": First remove bridge1 in Terminal and use a "Bridged Adapter" instead of vboxnet0 in your VM. Go to the Network settings of the respective VM -> Adapter1 -> attached to: and change the type from whatever it is now to "Bridged Adapter" then choose ...


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IMO - the true fix for this is to get off 2.4 GHz when it's not reliable. I put together a bit of a guide on how to know if you have to spend the $$ to get a better frequency, and the tools/books are about $20 each. Get off 2.4 GHz - use 5 GHz as it's far less susceptible to interferance and channel overlap. If you are on 2.4 - get a tool like WiFi ...


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Troubleshooting WiFi connectivity is one of the more frustrating issues I deal with personally/professionally. For people looking for assistance (and the OP if the issue still persists), you will want to isolate things and gather data. Use Wireless Diagnostics to capture and analyze the wireless network - both before you have a problem, during the ...


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thanks doublesharp. I have three macs that are continually dropping the WiFi connection - all running Yosemite and one of them being a BRAND NEW 5 day old Macbook. I deleted the files you recommended and the Wireless Diagnostics app (spotlight will find it) now runs without registering dropouts every few minutes. If this continues to work for another hour ...


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If you have family plan it is free. I use it all the time. Check with a rep he or she will confirm


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I live at an apartment complex with lots of other wifi networks. I used mac's 'airport' tool to find which wifi channels everybody was on (1 & 11), logged into my router, and switched the channel default from 11 to 4. Worked like a charm. That was the last thing I did that really budged the needle. Before I did that I followed most of the standard ...


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I figured out the problem. I wanted to post a solution in case anybody else sees this. There was a corrupted lease in our DHCP server that this Mac kept trying to request. As a result, the two (DHCP server & Mac) went into a loop until timeout. Fixing the DHCP database the Mac acquired an address with no issues.


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Apple talks to Apple, they know their own products and know when it is an Apple device or not. Apple may have their own MAC Address range or they simply see all the information there is about this device, ie: If you go to About this Mac, System Report, Network, Wifi. You will see the following details about this network/device. Check at interfaces: Card ...


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I had the same issue with an Apple TV 3. The signal would drop intermittently (every couple of minutes). I read various forums ad nauseam and tweaked my router (the settings were fine, and it is located 5 feet from the Apple TV). I ended up unplugging the Apple TV 3 from the Monster Power strip and plugging it into a completely separate outlet. Voila! It ...


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I would try re-installing OS X to fix this. To re-install OS X without losing files and without a DVD try these steps: Shutdown computer. Start up computer while holding the Command, Option, and R keys until you see a globe icon appear on the screen like this one. This may take a while, be patient. When a screen like this appears, select "Reinstall OS X". ...


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FaceTime Audio works great, but only Apple product to Apple Product (iPhone to Mac or iPad to iPhone, etc.) I'd give it a try, just go to the FaceTime app and tap Audio on the top, then select or add who you wish to contact.


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The Wi-Fi antenna in your phone has a typical range of few meters. It finds a Wi-Fi router within that range. So the power of the signal should be enough that it would be able to survive for few meters. On the other hand, for 3G data transfer, you need to send the signals to the receiving antenna which could be a up to a few kilometers from where you are. ...


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I had the exact same issue with a tplink access point and this made me crazy. Nothing worked for me, until i found the solution: Disable WMM in the wireless advanced settings!!!


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The issue was Discoveryd component in Yosemite which was causing the problem. Apple replaced the component with mDNSResponder in 10.10.4 which solved the issue. If you are running 10.10 to 10.10.3, you should upgrade immediately to 10.10.5 which is more stable with plenty of bug fixes.


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I do not know if I had this problem because I have unlimited data, but my friend did. Notably, she also has a different carrier (Verizon) with limited data and when she noticed the high data usage she contacted Apple. They acknowledged that with some carriers this is a bug in the newest version of the iOS. The fix they had her implement, until the next ...


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Connect to Sandisk flash drive wifi signal. Go to http://www.sandisk.com/myconnect.


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Ok I've got to the bottom of this. It was my router. I have now upgraded from a Virginmedia Superhub VMDG480 to the latest Superhub 2ac. Its been over a week now and the connection is solid, so I'm answering this myself. Their latest kit has concurrent 2.4Ghz & 5Ghz, which I think has resulted in a more robust connection overall. Considering there ...


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Solution: Create a new RADIUS server for 802.1X wireless of wired connection standard configuration. Used the same exact settings as the previous connection request policies and network policies. Deleted the old ones.


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The issue was resolved by removing the network from the list of Preferred Networks: System Preferences --> Network Preferences --> Advanced --> Find network and click "-" to remove from list of networks. After that I restarted the computer, and was able to connect and save the network without issue.


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You might want to try KisMac2 : https://github.com/IGRSoft/KisMac2


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You can easily install using homebrew Do brew install aircrack-ng Then do airodump-ng-oui-update to install or update airodump-ng


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I have had the same problem. What seemed to work for me was deleting all the WiFi networks I had saved on my system in the 'Preferred Networks' list in settings, network, wifi, advanced. Then just re-joining the network i needed again.


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But if you separate the two by SSID, giving you a dedicated 5Ghz and dedicated 2.4Ghz band, does it still transmit on both of those simultaneously to separate devices? Yes (non-issue if the Airport Express units connect on 5GHz). ...so I'm just curious if there's anyone familiar with this or if it's even necessary. I've had various Airport ...


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The could be a couple of things going on, hardware or software. Let's eliminate software. Go to /Library/Preferences and look for the ones that start with "com.apple.network" I have three of them. Delete them and reboot. Now go back into your network preference pane. Any VPNs you set up will be gone and you should have the default list of all interfaces ...


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Apple TimeCapsule doesn't offer netboot/netinstall services. None of the essential requirements for such services like NFS (Linux/OS X), http(s) (OS X) or tftp (Linux/Windows) run on the Time Capsule. You need Mac OS X Server, a NAS/Linux server or a Windows Server (I think some pimped Windows Client OSs will do it also) to accomplish this.


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Make sure that you are not holding down the Option key together with the mentioned above two keys (Command+R). As of the description here (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201255), if you hold down the Command+R keys while restarting, your system is going to boot into Recovery mode and then from the menu bar you will be able to access the Reset Password ...


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Netflix and YouTube is not possible. I have not found this info anywhere but Apple and/or Netflix apparently do not allow AirPlay without Wifi. Using the latest Apple TV A1469 "EMC 2633" you are able to AirPlay without wifi from iOS 7 or later but if you try to "mirror" Netflix or YouTube you will receive error messages and the videos will not play. Hulu ...


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Your need to press at the proper time and hold. If you are trying to reset your password - that is windows, not Mac. Some Mac features are available by holding down certain keys during startup. Press and hold the keys immediately after you turn on your Mac and hear the startup sound. Keep holding until the described behavior occurs. These combinations ...


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From OS X: About OS X Recovery OS X Internet Recovery Newer Macs include the ability to start up directly from an Internet-based version OS X Recovery. Your Mac automatically uses this feature when the Recovery System on the startup drive isn't available. For example, if your startup drive encounters an issue, or if your startup drive has ...


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It will work wirelessly if you are able to get Wifi from some of the old routers. In other words: you need Wifi signal from your existing network for both your AirPort Express and the Apple device to use AirPlay in this configuration. The Airport Express will work on client mode and will not extend your network, but it will allow AirPlay. This is because ...


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No, not without special functionality on the accesspoints themselves. The thing you are referring to is called wireless roaming, something that usually can't be done with simple consumer hardware. As for OS X, it only reconnects when the current connection is lost. If you can make sure there is no overlap between the accesspoints or repeatets, the ...


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Sounds like it might be a bad Airport card, if you have the tools, open it up and then disconnect and reconnect the antennas connecting to the card. If that doesn't work, remove the card, clean the contacts with isopropyl alcohol on the card and then reinstall it. If that doesn't work, you'll need to buy a new card, specific for your model of MacBook.


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I do have the same trouble, as terminal says : 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=21 ttl=64 time=3.205 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=22 ttl=64 time=2.310 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=23 ttl=64 time=6.834 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=24 ttl=64 time=4.042 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.1.1: icmp_seq=25 ttl=64 time=7.804 ms 64 bytes ...


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I tried to remedy this problem from everything this and other sites said to do. It wasn't until the suggestion to go on the Western Digital MyBookLive to change parameters that I found it needed to be updated. I updated the firmware and the backups started automatically while I took a nap!


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It could be just that the Yosemite is not recognizing your Airport card -WiFi function due to the bad setup. Just to confirm, the Ethernet and Bluetooth are working. To check, open the About this Mac and look in Networks for information, showing your hardware and drivers and more. If it shows it there do following steps. Disconnect Ethernet and do ...



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