MacBook Pro :: Internet Running Slow On Wireless Connection?

Jun 24, 2009

I just bought my MacBook Pro 13.3 inch and it is amazing. I just have one problem. The net is running very slow on wireless. I have a NetGear router that has always had PCs. It works fine through Ethernet.

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Jul 15, 2009

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Jul 31, 2008

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Jul 21, 2009

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Oct 13, 2008

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Dec 8, 2008

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Sep 21, 2010

I thought I fixed it with a wireless-n router and it worked perfectly till now. I was loading videos on youtube in seconds with no buffering and fully loaded, and could stream even 1080hd videos on there and other sites no problem. Now the MBP is going slow again, like there's this lag when browsing, and I can't even watch youtube videos anymore unless their 240p as anything else buffers every couple of seconds.

It's not the internet, as like I've said before I have an pc in another room across the condo on the wireless network and its blazing fast browsing and watching/streaming videos. I've seen other post about this lately and really leading me to believe these $ MBP just suck on wireless networks, b/c I can be right next to my router and no changes... and my girlfriends cheap netbook can stream videos faster with no buffering then my expensive piece of aluminum.

I saw someone else say enter this for DNS and I had already done that, so is something screwed up here?:
and Search Domains next to that says: domain

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Aug 1, 2009

just got my 17" MBP today and it's beautiful. Playing a lot learning a lot (my first mac). Having one big headache though.What's up with the wireless speeds? I did some file copying from my Vista machine connected via ethernet and speeds were fine. Now I'm trying to copy some stuff from my girlfriends iMac over wireless (using a linksys wrt54g, both connected at G) and it's just balls slow. I'm talking about a meg a second, the hell?Now, what's really making me upset is the fact that it's also crippling my internet speeds when I'm doing this wireless to wireless file copy. It's like it's pegged so bad at the super fast 1mb/sec that I can't even browse the web without it timing out half the time. Internet is fine when the file copy is not happening.

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Apr 26, 2012

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Nov 8, 2010

I installed windows 7 on Basecamp but I can't figure out how to configure it to work wirelessly with my airport base station. Is there a specific driver to install? If yes would it be on apple or windows website? If this helps I'm using an AirPort Extreme (0x14E4, 0x93) card that came with the MBP.

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Mar 13, 2012

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Apr 2, 2012

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May 18, 2012

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Feb 14, 2009

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Jun 8, 2009

I've got a Mac Pro and a Linksys Wireless N Router. I've got my cable modem hooked up at the moment directly to my Mac Pro. I was wondering if there was a way to share my internet connection on my other connection to the router? In other words, internet comes into the Mac Pro, shares with the wireless router, which broadcasts it to a third computer.

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Jul 11, 2010

Basically I've tried googling this problem ever since I first received my mac. Found threads, found solutions but none of them worked for me. What I'm running:
Macbook 13"
Version 10.6.4
2.26GHz intel core 2 duo

The setup:
I'll try to explain as much as possible.
#1 ISP: Telia
#2 I have a Netgear "box" which is basically for extra internet cords to be plugged into.
#3 This box, is plugged into another Netgear box (for internet cords as well) which is connected to our Modem, which is Zyxel. (Sorry, I don't have the exact models off the top of my head. If they are needed, yell at me and I'll find out the exact models.)

Quick Information about the problem: It's only the wireless that doesn't work. Well, some times. At first it worked, then it didn't (for just a few hours) then it did for a day. Then it didn't for and you get it. But it hasn't worked for months now. The actual problem: Connection Time Out. I enter the password and it 'loads' for a bit, and then gives me this error. [URL]

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Feb 26, 2012

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