1 Reply Latest reply: Aug 19, 2006 12:39 PM by BDAqua
Mark Jenkinson Level 2 (285 points)
When I access the "Other..." menu option from the AirPort status in the menu bar, I get this:


Does anyone know why the network names are truncated to only one character?? This happens on my laptop as well.

Does anyone else have this problem??

Thanks in advance for the help.

PowerMac G5 - Dual 2.7 GHz, Mac OS X (10.4.7), 4.5 GB RAM, 512 GB HD
  • BDAqua Level 10 (121,625 points)
    After searching my Hard Drive, it looks like those names are picked up on the fly, and not stored anywhere that I can find. There are a few files that I can't check because they are Open by the System, so perhaps it could be there.

    Could be something as weird as a bad Font... did you perhaps clone one Install to the other, or Migrate your settings/Apps?

    There is a file... "com.apple.airport.preferences.plist" that contains some of those names under "List of Known Networks", but not all.

    Have you tried setting up a New User to test whether it's the System or User that's messed up?

    If so, and the New User doesn't work, then I fear an Archive and Install is the minimum required to get you back to good.