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Just installed Airport Express. I can select it from iTunes on my PC running vista. The music plays but songs intermittently stop...it like it can;s download fast enough...suspect the laptop can't send fast enough. Any ideas?

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Make sure that between the laptop and airport express you don't have devices that can interfere, like microwaves, phones, etc.

Also, if its a newer express try using the 5GHz band and that the airport is set up to "Join the network" not "Extend".

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