Skip navigation

Airport not configured annoying problem

141 Views 0 Replies Latest reply: Feb 28, 2013 2:00 AM by Rad Bielicki RSS
Rad Bielicki Calculating status...
Currently Being Moderated
Feb 28, 2013 2:00 AM


I have this annoying problem on my MacBook Pro 2007. It used to be that if I set up a wireless network with a password (either my home network, or a coffee house I frequent), then this info would work and the laptop would automatically connect itself to the network after I powered it up, or it woke up from sleep.


Now something changed. When I power up the laptop, OR if I close the screen and put it to sleep and then I open it up — the Wifi icon on the top menu is grayed out, and when I pull it down it says (grayed out) "Airport: Not Configured", and an available "Open Network Preferences". No connection. So I go to Network Preferences, then I have to pull down the Network Name, find the one I want (Zyxel), and wait until it connects. After it does, when I pull down the wifi icon from the top menu — it still does not show you any available networks (as it used to). It just shows "Airport: Not Configured", and "Open Network Preferences". But now there's a connection to Zyxel wifi (visible in Network Preferences box).


EVERY TIME I put the laptop to sleep or turn it off, I have to go through this. Is it a small problem, but annoying as ****. Any ideas on how to fix it greatly appreciated. Thanks!



MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), MacBook Pro 2007 500 GB HD 4GB RAM


More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)


  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.