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Is there a way to force BSSID?

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I've been searching weeks for help.  I'm pretty sure that this is no longer an option, but i'm hopeful someone can help or have another recommendation.  I'm at a summer job at a campus with my blackbook 4,1.  There are many APs with the same SSID around.  For some reason, my macbook wants to keep connecting to an AP that doesn't work.  This AP isn't even the strongest signal point, but it keeps connecting regardless.  There are 802.11a and g bands available, and the A band is working and quick when I am able to connect to it (rarely).  Is there a way to force OSX to connect to a specific BSSID (one of the working APs), or force it to the A band?  Again, I do not have access to rename APs.  Why can I do this on my PC, but not my Macbook?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.8)


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