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Jack \(MVP-Networking\).
04-30-08, 06:13 PM
Hi
May be this can Help.
My Wireless does not work - http://www.ezlan.net/wireless.html
Wireless Basic Configuration - http://www.ezlan.net/Wireless_Config.html
Wireless Security - http://www.ezlan.net/Wireless_Security.html
Jack (MVP-Networking).

"greatcham" <greatcham@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:201871D9-7BD9-431C-801B-94A89C40B20D@microsoft.com...
> My Dell WLAN card has always worked fine with its native driver.
> Recently, I
> encountered problems with a local non-secure wireless network with a
> strong
> signal: the connection status showed as "connected" showing a good signal
> strength etc. But there was obviously no working connection: every
> attempt
> to access a web page immediately gave a blank page with "Done." Also, I
> had
> previously used this network with no problem -- yes, I did verify that the
> network is still non-secure.
>
> Assuming that the problem was with my card, I enabled Wireless Zero
> Connection as described in Knowledge Base article 871122. Now the
> connection
> still doesn't work (although the radio shows a strong connection in
> place),
> and I'm thinking of disabling WZC. Should I do this by doing Configure ->
> Advanced for my WLAN card and disabling "WZC IBSS Channel Number" and "WZC
> Managed Ethernet"? Could I also have messed up the process of enabling
> WZC?
> Now, when I attempt to "View Available Wireless Networks," I get only an
> error message saying "Windows cannot configure this wireless connection"
> and
> referring me to the Knowledge Base article on starting WZC. Get rid of
> WZC;
> uninstall and reinstall; or try something different?