MacBook Pro :: Wireless Disconnecting And Connects Automatically

Dec 14, 2010

I have 1.5 year old MacBook P ro with 10.6.4 OS. The AirPort disconnects several times in an hour and connects again automatically in around a miutes. This problem started happening a few days ago. When the macbook is disconnected, iPad that I have on the wireless can connect to internet.

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