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Struggling to connect to the internet

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Struggling to connect to the internet

Setting up XP .... got the wireless driver working... and am connected to the router via wireless....
got a balloon message...
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Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network  <ljs>

(<ljs> my wireless connection ssid)  not really but that is where it would be....
So what am I missing/doing wrong, and how do I correct it.. Please....

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Re: Struggling to connect to the internet

Have you installed SP2 or SP3 yet? SP2 added WPA support and SP3 included the update for WPA2.
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Re: Struggling to connect to the internet

I always do installs and related updates using a LAN cable and I'd advise you to do the same.
Wireless I don't even look at until the end.
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Re: Struggling to connect to the internet

Yes Have done sp2 ..... just doing sp3 now.....
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cant get sp3 to work.... as it is a .iso file on cdrom... windows xp does not recognise it.
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Re: Struggling to connect to the internet

OH dear.... Never mind chaps... I found the answer..... 
Use the correct Network Key.....
(I forgot I had changed it from what it says on the bottom of the router....... now sticking a new label on there.... )
Doh !  Roll eyes
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Re: Struggling to connect to the internet

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.... as it is a .iso file on cdrom...

An ISO file is supposed to be an image of the contents of a CD http://pcsupport.about.com/od/termsi/g/isofile.htm .  If what is on the CD is an ISO file itself then you made a mistake when creating ("burning") the CD.  Your burning software should have 'decompressed' the contents of the ISO file.
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Re: Struggling to connect to the internet

And if you can't figure that out just let Windows Update download and install it.  Wink
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Re: Struggling to connect to the internet

Yay !  now I got my wireless working... that is what will happen !... thanks guys
Wink