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Internet connection problem.

My Macbook won't connect via Airport to our linksys router even though the connection was strong ten minutes before. I was about two feet away from the router, with absolutely no obstacles.

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If you have a macbook, it should have 802.11n, which gives you a 50ft range. Your linksys is probably the wireless G, which gives a 30ft range. Pull the power cable from the router and put it back in 5 secs later. Notice if you get flashing lights on the activity displat on the router. Linksys is the consumer side of Cisco. Ive seen those linksys routers blow in rainstorms. You may need to have to plug the computer to the router with an ethernet cable and reconfigure the wireless.

Let me know.....I can assist you in resetting the router.

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