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Connecting Apple MacBook

My router will permit an IBM laptop to connect wirelessly but not an Apple MacBook. The MacBook will connect wirelessly to our neighbors unsecured network. Why.

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Re: Connecting Apple MacBook

Try turning off encryption on your router if it is on. Many times the macs can have an issue with encryption.

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