Then go to "authentification" tab and untick the box saying "Enable IEEE802.1x to the availiable network" and that should solve your problem Graham UKRight, Graham's solution worked for me.I had been able to connect previously, but the connection would always indicate that it was validating.etc On your wireless laptop, go to the wireless network in range- Set the properties to have WPA (TKIP or AES)- Type the network key and try Connect to the wireless network.
However, it didnt work, until I disconnected, turned the power off my Wi Fi, unchecked the tab in the authenticate dialog box, clicked ok, then switched the Wi Fi power back on, and reconnected.
I have a laptop with a Dell D630 with Wi Fi power switch on the side.
For detailed information about how to deploy a wireless LAN using IEEE 802.1X authentication, see Deployment of Protected 802.11 Networks Using Microsoft Windows.
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.
I went to the atheros site and downloaded the lastest driver.
Straight away windows asks for my password and it worked.
NU Validate, the University's identity management system, allows for convenient management of University Net IDs and Net ID passwords.
To fix, you go into the properties page of your wireless connection, go to "Wireless Networks" tab and then to Properties of the chosen wireless network you are trying to connect to.
However, you may have to go into "view wireless networks", and then choose "change order of preferred networks" in left corner of screen.