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Wireless Encryption Protocols for Apple AirPort

Part of the reason why maintaining a solid AirPort wireless connection is so difficult is the different number of wireless encryption protocols available today. WiFI Encryption Methods available on Leopard WEP – Wired Equivalent Privacy LEAP – Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol WPA – WiFi Protected Access 802.1X WEB – Port based Network Access Control

AirPort wireless connection Drops on Leopard 10.5.2

Symptoms AirPort wireless connection randomly stops working, even though signal strength to base station is good. Wireless connection strength drops, clicking on AirPort starts scanning, wireless strength returns to full, but Internet connection is lost. Can’t create wireless connection to DLink DIR-625 wireless router after upgrading to 10.5.2. Possible Causes AirPort attempts to connect to… Read More »

Slow Internet with Leopard

How to fix Slow Web Browsing and Slow Internet in Leopard (10.5.x) Symptoms Web pages load slowly in Safari or Firefox in Leopard. Web sites won’t load, only load partially, stop loading after a few hours. Slow DNS (domain name) lookup in Leopard. First load of web site is slow with “looking up domain” in… Read More »