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My imac loses its wireless connection, regains it,

My imac loses its wireless connection regains it loses it regains it.... I'm assuming the airport card has begun to malfunction. Looking for a replacement card.

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Best place to look is ebay as these cards are nolonger made. First try and plug and unplug your card a few times.

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Depending on what type of Internet service you are using, your Intel iMac comes standard with an Airport Extreme wireless card built in. As a result, if you are unable to connect wirelessly to the Internet, you will need to try this:

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So here are some basic steps and resources you can try.

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