XP Pro SP3 and wireless issues

Discussion in 'Wireless Networks' started by Elbow Grease Ventures Ltd, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. Good Day

    I am at a bit of a loss here as to what I should do to get my laptop to
    connect. IBM Thinkpad R40 connected with no issues prior to updating to SP3.
    I now can see my wireless network - full power enter correct key for
    security but it won't connect. I can however conect to my neigbors unsecured
    wireless network. It has me stumped. I can connect to my wireless with 2
    other laptops I have but not this particular one...

    TIA
     
    Elbow Grease Ventures Ltd, Sep 23, 2009
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  2. Find the chip set for your NIC and see if there is an updated driver for Windows SP3.
    Many of the wireless NIC card have had trouble with a common dll file that Microsoft changed in SP3.

    | Good Day
    |
    | I am at a bit of a loss here as to what I should do to get my laptop to
    | connect. IBM Thinkpad R40 connected with no issues prior to updating to SP3.
    | I now can see my wireless network - full power enter correct key for
    | security but it won't connect. I can however conect to my neigbors unsecured
    | wireless network. It has me stumped. I can connect to my wireless with 2
    | other laptops I have but not this particular one...
    |
    | TIA
    |
     
    Richard in AZ, Sep 24, 2009
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  3. Hi
    Log to the Router and disable the security.
    If you can connect enable the security again and choose a new pass phrase.
    Update the pass phrase in the computer thereafter.
    Jack (MS, MVP-Networking).
     
    Jack [MVP-Networking], Sep 24, 2009
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  4. Elbow Grease Ventures Ltd

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    ULASYAPÄ°, Sep 24, 2009
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