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My new macbook white does not configure.

It just hangs (' configuring the macbook') after the desired wireless network was selected. even tried ' my macbook does not connect to internet'

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  • Sean Cole
    Sean Cole May 11, 2010

    Hi, I can help but I will need just a few more bits of information:


    • Have you tried with any success connecting using wired ethernet?

    • What kind of wireless router are you connecting to?

    • What version of OSX are you using (find out the Apple Logo at the top and then About This Mac)?
    Look forward to hearing back from you

    Sean
    PiDigital


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Can you connect hardwired?
If so, try selecting "Software Update" from under the Apple in the upper Left hand corner. There have been a number of updates that effect wireless connectivity.

Additionally try repairing permissions Application / Utilities / Disk Utility

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