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HT4628 My MacBook Pro does not automatically reconnect to Wi-Fi after sleep

225 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Dec 21, 2012 5:17 AM by MarkusDelSur RSS
Benderdundat Calculating status...
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Sep 25, 2012 4:12 PM

I have to manually Open Network Preferences and choose my home airport (or office network) every time that I wake up from sleep.  I would like to have it automatically choose the network.  Is there any way to fix this?

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • sheldaze Calculating status...

    Not I solution, but I am hoping a similar issue to provide more insight.  I am seeing your auto-connect issue, but I only seeing the issue on the first network listed in the preferred networks.  I recently switched the order of of my preferred networks, and the auto-connect failure was immediately switched to the "new" first network.


    To elaborate, I have never had issues with my home network.  However, a few days ago I switched my home network to the top of my preferred networks list.  Now I must always select my home network to connect.  Also, I was always having problems with my parent's network, which was first in the preferred networks list.  Now that it is second, I have no problems connecting to their network automatically, when waking from sleep or from a clean boot.


    I am still searching for other similar reports of this issue.

  • MarkusDelSur Calculating status...

    I am observing the same trouble after installing MountainLion on my iMac, not only after the sleep modus, but every time I start up the Mac.  Ihave deleted and re-installed all my network connections, but this did not solve the problem.


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