Many XP with SP2 wireless issues can be fixed by
installing MS Hotfix
Case 1: The
XP computer doesn't have option to select WPA2.
Case 2: You can receive strong wireless
signal but not connection.
Resolution: Downtown this hotfix:
Description of the Wireless Client Update for Windows XP with Service Pack 2
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917021. Note: This update replaces
The Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2)/Wireless Provisioning Services
Information Element (WPS IE) update for Windows XP with Service Pack 2 is
Case 3: You have a USB-based wireless
connection enabled on a computer that is running Windows XP or Windows
Vista. Even when there are five or more wireless network connections
available, the Wireless Network Connection
dialog box shows that there are a maximum of four wireless network
Resolution: download and install this
hotfix: You see only four available wireless network connections when you
use a USB-based wireless network adapter in Windows XP or in Windows Vista
Case 4: After you install Microsoft Windows
XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), your Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol (PEAP)
connection does not authenticate successfully. This failure occurs during an
authentication attempt to a third-party Remote Authentication Dial-In User
Service (RADIUS) server.
Resolution: Download and install this
hotfix: PEAP authentication is not successful when you connect to a
third-party RADIUS server.
|If your wireless network
doesn't have an AP, you will need to set your cards to use "AdHoc"
mode. When setup Ad Hoc mode, make sure all wireless
clients use ...