Validating identity xp
ensure that the wireless drivers are updated to the latest version.
I changed the settings for the wireless connection from "obtain IP/DNS Automatically" and put in the various addresses...
Symptoms: After entering the correct network or passphrase for a wireless connection, you see one of the following: To avoid these error messages, you need to manually create or add a wireless network profile.
Follow these steps to manually add a wireless network on Windows XP and Vista computers.
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Right click on the network icon, select properties, then the tab for Authentication. If you have an antivirus with firewall, make sure to also deactivate windows firewall.
In order to configure the connection back to Automatic, edit the EUI-Wi Fi profile, go to the Connection tab and check Connect when this network is in range: Figure 14: Setting Automatic connection  = If the Wireless Network Connection icon is not present, this may be due to the wireless network manager of your vendor's card taking over from Windows' built-in one (Wireless Zero Configuration).
I tried this and when attempting to connect again, a prompt box appeared asking for a network key (also called a WEP or WPA key). It finds the router fine but stalls at \u0027validating identity\u0027. It finds the router fine but stalls at 'validating identity'.
I just installed a new Linksys ADSL modem/router at home.
On installation, my sons (Vista) machine connected instantly and is running like the clappers. Sly Even if this was working before (on two machines simultaneously?
The below guide has been tested on MS Windows XP Professional and is based on Windows' default wireless configuration tool (Wireless Zero Configuration).
Screenshots are taken from Professional version thus may slightly differ from other versions (e.g. You have now succesfully configured Windows XP to connect to EUI-Wi Fi.