Gordon wrote:
> "Gordon" <gbplinux@gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:OXgaRC8jJHA.1168@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>> Strange problem. My wife's laptop - XP SP2 cannot connect to our WAP
>> that has WEP 128 bit security. She can connect to other wireless
>> networks with (possibly) 64 Bit WEP. (I don't know the setup of this
>> other network but I'm guessing at 64 bit from the password length).
>> Does XP not connect to 128 bit WEP?

> Thanks to all who responded - I've just found the answer. XP will NOT do
> Shared Key whereas Vista will.

I glad that you got things working, but your conclusion is not correct.
Windows XP certainly does support "shared key" encryption. In fact,
the overwhelming majority of home wireless networks that are encrypted
use this feature.

Lem -- MS-MVP

To the moon and back with 2K words of RAM and 36K words of ROM.