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HT4628 No airport card installed!

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Apr 9, 2012 7:49 PM

No airport card installed! Thats is the message when I trying to turn on the airport. This happened last week, someone else?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Bob Timmons Level 9 Level 9 (75,845 points)
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    Apr 9, 2012 8:32 PM (in response to Foto7)

    Unfortunately, there are 2 main reasons for this message:


    1) The AirPort card has failed and will need to be replaced


    2) The AirPort card is not making good electrical contact in the socket where it is installed


    In either case, this is a job for a service shop, so you should take it to an Apple Store....if you have one in your area....or contact Apple Support directly for options and instructions.


  • MichelA Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
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    May 1, 2012 9:35 AM (in response to Bob Timmons)

    What did it for me after everything else (SMC, PRAM reset) failed was to reinstall my system using the original disks that came with my computer. Back up your important stuff first, of course.


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