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Macbook Pro airport extreme

I bought a Macbook Pro recently and installed boot camp on it along with a copy of windows xp pro on the partition it set up. After installing I installed all required updates and such. The main problem is that in Mac Osx the airport works flawlessly,connecting to everything Ive tested it on. Windows is another story. I popped in the first mac osx disc that apple said had the boot camp drivers on it for things like bluetooth,isight and airport extreme. It installed fine,and windows detects the airport extreme as a broadcomm 802.11n network interface. When i go to network connections and double click it,it cant find any networks and if I click refresh network list the same thing happens, ut osx can connect fine if I reboot into it.

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  • Networkgamer May 11, 2008

    Well in Windows it doesn't report errors or problems with the card, but when I search for an access point it cant it cant ind anything,but it can when I boot into osx.

  • Networkgamer May 11, 2008

    Well my main reason for needing the net in windows is to download Microsoft's Visual Studio Express IDE's,but what I'm thinking is using VMware's Fusion (I have that with boot camp) to boot up windows,and download and install the IDE's,then just boot into windows for the days I need one of them, but I thought it would be nice if I had wifi in windows. Thank you.

  • Niels Boehme May 11, 2010

    Just saving your post, since I plan to do the same thing. Maybe I can help you then.

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You should only use Windows xp for running a program that is not yet available from Apple. There shouldn't be much reason to link to the net while in Windows. Also while in Windows you are wide open to any viruses that exist. Try getting your work done without getting on the net, then go back to your Apple format. There you are 99% free of viruses. … Still need to link onto the net let me know I will ask at our Apple Computer Club on Monday

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