Recently I had problems with my Airport assigning itself a “self-assigned IP address”.
I tried various suggested methods for fixing this and none of them worked. However I managed to fix it in the end without any online help, just some common sense and various stages of trial and error. So in case it helps anyone else, this is what worked for me.
What you will need:
- an Ethernet (network) cable (and an Ethernet port on your Mac)
- access to your network both Wired and Wireless (WiFi)**
**I am working on the assumption that your Wireless and Wired network are the same (both from the same router) Continue reading