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Old 04-30-11, 09:58 AM   #1
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Default Need a mac compatible router.

I have 2 different routers at my house, and both will lose a connection with a mac. It will work with the Macbook Pro for a day, maybe 2. Then it will lose the connection, and won't connect. I need a relatively cheap router for Mac/PC use, and it needs wireless, obviously.

Got any ideas? Thanks in advance!
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Old 04-30-11, 10:03 AM   #2
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Sell your mac.
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Old 04-30-11, 11:10 AM   #3
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LOL, turn off universal plug and play on the router...
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Old 04-30-11, 12:59 PM   #4
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I ended up with this.

http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-N600-Wi...f=pd_rhf_p_t_2
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Old 04-30-11, 01:57 PM   #5
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Why would you do that when you never found out the root cause of the problem with the other two routers? I bet your going to have the same issues with this new router...
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Old 05-02-11, 12:41 PM   #6
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I bet Runningman's solution would have fixed it by disabling UPnP. You also should have tried static IP/DNS first.

Oh well...
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Old 05-02-11, 12:48 PM   #7
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Albo the ideal consumer, haha.

every router works with mac, routers are not OS specific.
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Old 05-02-11, 06:09 PM   #8
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TCP/IP for the win!
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Old 05-03-11, 07:51 AM   #9
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Albo the ideal consumer, haha.

every router works with mac, routers are not OS specific.
Are you sure about that?
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Old 05-03-11, 09:43 AM   #10
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Are you sure about that?
Long live Appletalk!!!....Down with open standards!!!
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Old 05-03-11, 12:50 PM   #11
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Long live Appletalk!!!....Down with open standards!!!
It's funny how people think you gotta have an Apple wireless router for a Mac.
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Old 05-03-11, 08:03 PM   #12
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I realize that routers are for both formats, but there is a reason why 30 people have submitted complaints while using the two routers I was using. Also, both routers were 6 years, so it was time to upgrade. And the new router has greater range, and I've been losing signal on the other side. So I've been looking for a router for a while, and since I was losing the connection on the Macbook, so I thought to look for a router that would be more compatible. Of course, I would get ridiculed on nvnews, as always.

Also, the router hasn't come yet, so I tried the setting he had set, and it did nothing. The problem still exists. The router I chose had a review saying that it worked perfectly with his Macbook, and there were no reported problems with it on google. So I decided to spend my money on something I wanted, sue me.
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