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Macbook won't connect to fios router

Posted on 2014-08-18
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Last Modified: 2014-08-28
Hello I have a macbook running OS 10.9.4 and I am having the hardest time connecting this system to a Verizon fios router I connect to the network type in the wep key and Alert no internet .....The status is on and it says the wifi has a self assigned and will not be able to connect to the internet .... I have it set to DHCP .... not sure what I am doing wrong....Any suggestions?

I just notice when I plug in the cable the IP address is ... I wondering should I just use a static address
Question by:Deerek11
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That sometimes means the signal is too weak. Do you have the same problem if you move the Mac closer to the router?

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It's right beside the router with a network cable plugged in
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"... type in the wep key …"
Are you seriously using WEP encryption on this router, or did you mean WPA/WPA2?  If not, is there a reason you keep using WEP? I have seen several reports of problems of OS X 10.9 with the older, insecure WEP encryption protocol.

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