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One possible fix for internet connections that drop out
Authored by: pdotoole on Jul 03, '08 11:10:36PM

My wife gets this problem on her Black Macbook (2.0GHz Core Duo). The AirPort signal indicator will very briefly drop and then come back. This ONLY happens when the MB is NOT connected to the mains power. When it is connected to the mains power there are no signal drop outs. Tried just about everything I can think of but can't fix it. I think it's a hardware issue because of the difference when using the power adaptor. These are the steps i've tried:

Boot from my MBP using target disk mode and FW cable, still the same - this rules out any software error
Re-set PRAM, PMU

I'm using a Netgear router provided by my ISP, haven't tried another yet.

Anyone have any other ideas? I guess last resort is pay for someone to service it.

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