While the modem seems to be operating properly, on her laptop, the only computer she has, running Windows XP, when connecting to the wireless network, at the bottom of the screen, I get an [endless] message, Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you onto the **** network.
At the top of the screen, where it says, Choose a wireless network, I get an [endless] Validating identity.
Uncheck "The key is provided for me automatically" and enter and confirm your Network key.
I did bring over my all-in-one desktop yesterday and checked the direct connection, the Ethernet connection, and at least that works fine..header_background_full .header_background_slim .welcome-container .wlc-header .wlc-content .linksys-search-form .As of recently, she was able to use this computer to connect to a neighbor's/friend's secured wireless netowork and another neighbor's/friend's unsecured wireless network.What's really strange, now I noticed, that this problem is occurring with any Network in range on the list. Without actually looking at the system, it is hard to tell exactly the problem but here are 2 general things to explore: Did you by chance install any of the Comcast utilities on her machine?In a few simple steps you can bypass Windows Validation, and the resulting "Limited or No Connectivity" issue on an encrypted connection.
In the next window click on the "Authentication" tab, Make sure "Enable IEEE 802.1x...." checkbox is UN-Checked, the rest of this window should be greyed out.You will need to enter your encryption information here in order to connect to your network.Select your encryption type from the "Network Authentication" and "Data Encryption" drop downs.Search Form #lia-body .linksys-search-form .lia-js-hidden #lia-body .linksys-search-form .search-input #lia-body .linksys-search-form .lia-search-form-wrapper .search-granularity #lia-body .linksys-search-form .lia-component-common-widget-search-form input.lia-button-search Form-action #lia-body .linksys-search-form .This article will help you fix the validation and certificate errors in Windows XP and Vista, every time you connect to your NETGEAR router.Sometimes when the settings of the client device and the router don't exactly match, the client won't see the router's Wi Fi network.