Windows xp pro validating identity wireless
For years I have been using Wndows XP with wireless networks.
I have never had a problem connecting to wireless networks with Windows XP until just the past year it seems.
Choosing the NETGEAR Smart Wizard turns off Windows XP wireless network management.
You can turn it back on from the Wireless Networks tab, as explained in the following section of this document.
I can't provide a screen shot to illustrate how to do that because I don't know if you are using the built-in Windows Wireless Zero Config, or a vendor specific utility for your unnamed Wi Fi card.
None of these changes gets saved.I try to connect, I get a permanent validating identity message and all of the settings I entered are erased.
I can't access the router setup page because Internet Explorer loads, then encounters an error and has to close.
When I put the CD in the computer, and after getting the Starting installation wizard message, a software setup screen then comes up with Select components.2 boxes with check marks on them. I told her that if we don't get this darn thing resolved before Sunday night, I'll just return it to Comcast and try another one. If the modem and the computer are within reasonable proximity, connect them with an ethernet cable.
First box says Hardware enabling driver, second box says Software applications. I was happy to see that, when I accessed her wireless network, instead of almost instantly getting the [endless] certificate/Validating routine, I got that familiar opening of the box (Wireless Network Connection) with Type the key, and then click Connect. Disable the computer's wifi adapter and enable the ethernet port and reboot the computer. On the left side you will see "Change order of preferred networks" click on it.
As opposed to deletion and reinstalling, via the device manager, I figured I'd give it a try, updating the Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN. After typing in the Network Key that is on the ARRIS modem, lo & behold, I got an [endless] Acquiring network address. This will get your mom on the interent and you can piddle around with the wifi access at some later time. Then find the network name, click on it, then click "Properties"Go to the second tab "Authentication"Unclick the box "Enable 802.1x authentication for this network"That should fix your problem You asked "why wireless"?