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04-20-08, 07:00 PM
I have been trying to fix my son's computer for months as his computer just
stopped showing any wireless networks to view. I never would have figured
this out.

Thank you!

"Ramesh R" wrote:

> Just to add more to this info: Some of the Wireless Card utilities,
> when installed (interactively or forcefully) turn off the WZC in
> windows services. Go to control panel ->administrative tools ->
> services -> WZC & make sure that the service is enabled & set to
> automatic start.
>
> Cheers
> /R
>
> On Aug 31, 2:38 am, "Phillip Windell" <philwind...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > "Dudi" <ard...@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> >
> > news:eMP2xS06HHA.2476@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
> >
> > > It works fine for the last three years. Please note that even now, I
> > > manage to establish the W/L connection when I run the D-Link utility
> > > manually. The problem is that the WZC service stopped somehow to function.
> > > Since the card as well its drivers are all the same I believe that
> > > something went wrong with the OS.
> >
> > The DLink utility will take control away from WZC. You can not use
> > both,..only one can be in control,...the other will remain disabled.
> >
> > I am not personally familar with DLink's tools, but there may be a place in
> > it to tell it to let WZC control the Wireless Nic which will cause the tool
> > to "get out of the way".
> >
> > For example, my laptop has a "Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility" that manages
> > the wireless networks. But if I want to use WZC then I have to go in the
> > "Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility" and uncheck the box that says "Let this
> > tool manage your wireless networks" which will cause the tool to "back off"
> > and let WZC manage the wireless networks.
> >
> > --
> > Phillip Windellwww.wandtv.com
> >
> > The views expressed, are my own and not those of my employer, or Microsoft,
> > or anyone else associated with me, including my cats.
> > -----------------------------------------------------
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