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Macbook cannot see specific wireless network after being connected to it for a while

Macbook cannot see specific wireless network after being connected to it for a while

Okay, so there's a single wireless network that my laptop has troubles with. My Macbook Pro used to be fine with it until it changed to using channel 13 (or 11?). Since then, after being connected to it for a while it disappears from my laptop's view. Other networks are showing up fine and other computers (including several Macs) have no troubles connecting to this network. If I clear my system cache using Onyx and then restart (sometimes a couple times) my laptop can see and connect to it again. But it seems that if I disconnect and try reconnecting I have to clear my cache again.

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Guest [Entry]

"Long story short, it turns out it was because I had Safe Eyes installed. Uninstalling it seems to have fixed the problem.

I found this out because I temporarily moved to a different laptop (Macbook) while my Macbook Pro, that was exhibiting the problems, got repaired for a separate reason. This Macbook had been connecting just fine to the problem router but since I setup my account and installed Safe Eyes it could no longer see the network. After uninstalling it, there seems to be no problems.

Safe Eyes is a parental control program and digs its roots deep into your system (the only program I use that does so) which might explain why it was causing problems. Now, why it was just this specific network and not others, I have no idea. But, problem solved. I may contact Safe Eyes support to report this problem and see if there are any known solutions, but that can wait until I have more time."
Guest [Entry]

"Ok you said you solved the issue.

BUT FYI. A USA bought Mac does not allow Wireless access on Channel 13. A way round it is to use a repeater to make the wifi connection and then plug in the Mac to the repeater via cable (effectively a LAN connection)"