) it can't be created a second time, ISPs don't support that. There should be only "Local Area Connection" there (and/or possibly "Wireless Network Connection"). (copy in a command prompt, just highlight the text with a mouse drag and press enter). Did you run the networking wizard once you reformated and reinstalled the OS. After all of this is done then connect using the wireless connection.Is the network setup for just auto IP configuration. Oh and make sure that the mac address of the wireless card on the xp machine has not been excluded in a mac address filter in the router.This article assumes background knowledge in IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN and associated security technologies and the components of a Windows-based authentication infrastructure.For background information, see Wireless LAN Technologies and Microsoft Windows.in between the computer icons of connection activity.Why is this the only network connection that does this?
Since the session is currently running (and now, a question – by modem or by the Vista machine? Wireless Network Connection (this is the one trying to validate identity) 1392 Connection (net Adapter) – Connected Thats on the XP machine that has just been reformatted. Open a command prompt and type ipconfig /all Copy and paste the result here. Next enable the security type and settings that you are going to use.Edit: since you have just reformatted the xp machine.ensure that the wireless drivers are updated to the latest version.For information about how to troubleshoot wireless connectivity on wireless networks that do not use 802.1X authentication, see Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows XP-based Wireless Networks in the Small Office or Home Office.Troubleshooting Tools in Windows Wireless AP Troubleshooting Tools IAS Troubleshooting Tools Troubleshooting IAS Authentication and Authorization Summary Related Links The tools for troubleshooting wireless connections in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 are the Network Connections folder and tracing.In this window make sure you are in the "Association" tab.You will need to enter your encryption information here in order to connect to your network.Select your encryption type from the "Network Authentication" and "Data Encryption" drop downs.Uncheck "The key is provided for me automatically" and enter and confirm your Network key.I have tried to troubleshoot all I can, and now all of a sudden when I try to connect to this wireless network, it says "windows is unable to find a certificat to log you onto the network GOMEZ, after when Iclick on status, it says validating identity.but it keeps on bouncing on the icon activity when I bring up the status it has a big red ?I have never encountered this with other wireless connections for which I have the password.Can anyone out there shed some light on this problem?In the next window click on the "Authentication" tab, Make sure "Enable IEEE 802.1x...." checkbox is UN-Checked, the rest of this window should be greyed out.