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14451 Views 18 Replies Latest reply: May 27, 2008 10:08 AM by decaturcomp
Currently Being ModeratedOct 29, 2007 10:17 PM (in response to JRDuncan)This same thing happened to me. I was able to get Airport back using the following procedure.
1. Connect to network via Ethernet.
2. Go to Network in System Preferences.
3. Select AirPort and under the gear dropdown choose Make Service Inactive.
4. Hit the plus and add a new AirPort service (Airport 2 or whatever).
5. In the Advanced tab add the name of the wireless network you wish to join.
6. Hit Apply.
7. After a few moments, the new service found my network. I deleted the "original" Airport service and renamed the new one to Airport.
Hope this works for some other folks.MacBook Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedOct 30, 2007 5:35 AM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)Thanks Ryan!
Your suggestion worked!
--> RustyMacBook Pro 2.33, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedOct 30, 2007 5:45 AM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)Hi Ryan,
I had the same problem after installing Leopard on an eMac. I actually put it down to the fact that I'd just installed the AirPort card (prior to Leopard it was hardwired to the Network).
Seems to be a bug with Leopard then. But I did exactly what you did and the AirPort card eventually showed up, and has been working fine ever since.
JamieBlack MacBook 2.16Ghz Core2Duo, Mac OS X (10.5), 2GB RAM, 160GB Hard Drive, 30GB 5G iPod, 120GB LaCie Mobile FireWire Drive
Currently Being ModeratedNov 4, 2007 1:11 PM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)Thanks Ryan!
That worked! I was looking and reading all over this forum on this matter.MacPro, PBG4, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 5, 2007 5:18 AM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)Ryan,
You rock. This was a huge problem and your steps below worked perfectly. (I did have to reboot to get the airport signal display working properly in the menu bar. Probably could have also solved that by toggling the 'show airport status in menu bar' option.)
Thanks!Powerbook G4, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 8, 2007 7:16 PM (in response to JRDuncan)Ryan,
Thank you, thank you, thank you! I have been scouring these forums ever since 10/26 looking for a solution to this airport problem. I'm back on line, baby!Macbook, Mac OS X (10.5), 1st gen
Currently Being ModeratedNov 11, 2007 12:12 PM (in response to RadRes)Yes, this worked... You have to follow exactly these directions. To get the Airport status to show correct information, uncheck the "Show Airport status" click apply, check it again and hit apply again.
-- JossiPowerMac G4 DP, Mac OS X (10.4.1)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 23, 2007 1:08 AM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)Thank you! This kind of reminds me of windows.Mac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 5, 2007 6:45 PM (in response to Jossi)That worked. Very well outlined procedure. Awesome.MacBook Pro 17, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 13, 2007 5:09 AM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)You rock Ryan,
Searched countless forums and discussions which turned up dead ends. This was the only solution that worked...why can't Apple tell us this? FYI, I lost my Airport Card on my MacBook after upgrading to Leopard (Clean Install). Thanks again...
Mike in Niagara Falls, NYMacBook (Intel) & G5 PowerMac, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 19, 2007 8:49 PM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)God bless you, Ryan Godfrey, wherever you are.MacBook Pro Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 24, 2007 1:05 PM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)Three cheers for Ryan!
To add to the general knowledge about this issue: For me, this did not occur immediately after installing 10.5. Instead, this problem occurred weeks later directly after installing ATT/Yahoo software for a Motorola 2210 modem (FYI: NEVER get ATT if at all avoidable - I've had unbelievably bad service over the last 6 months and only still use them because my apartment complex does not let me switch).
In any case, thanks for the solution!
Currently Being ModeratedDec 26, 2007 12:41 PM (in response to Ryan Godfrey)I was able to finally connect to the AEBS at a transmit rate other than (1 mbps), but I can only receive a "Self-assigned IP address" resulting in no internet, any ideas?
This was for MacBook (Santa Rosa) 10.5.1.
Message was edited by: cackeezyDual 2.0 G5, Mac OS X (10.4.10), 4.5 GB, FCS 1.0, QT 7.2
Currently Being ModeratedJan 18, 2008 2:31 AM (in response to JRDuncan)Ryan - thank you, thank you, thank you.
It really works.
You've saved me from giving back my mcbook to repairMacBook Pro 17, Mac OS X (10.5.1)