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I live in China and use a macbook and an Airport Express base station to acess internet. It used to work well, but after I changed my internet conection to China telecom (using an Alcatel ADSL home plusplus 500) I can't acess using airport express (because every time I conect it to the modem it does not work - doesn't get signal). I don't have any problem with the internet conection if I use an ethernet cable directly from the modem to the computer; it only malfunctions when I connect the airport base station to the modem. Can You help me?

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Hello,

I found this information on another site, but it may help.

Go into your airport utility and up at the top hit internet. Go to the DHCP and look at the DHCP lease. Mine was set up for one hour. I just set it up for 365 Days. So that means, in theory, I should stay connected and I would have to hit that Renew DHCP lease once a year. :-)
It has worked fine ever since.

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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