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Solved: Use window to configure my wireless network

Q: Solved: Use window to configure my wireless network

My quot Use window to configure my wireless network settings quot gets unchecked each time I reboot I then have to go into run services msc -- gt Wireless Zero configs and click Use wireless to my Solved: configure network window to start its always stopped then go to properties in wireless connections and recheck the box and wireless internet comes back I tried using a tech support service recommended by lynksys since I m out of warranty on my router stuff and that company they referred me to could not fix it after hours on phone amp phone calls They tried uninstalling all of my lynksys software including going into the registry and deleting references to it They ultimately said because i m using XP its no longer supported and they could do nothing further All this started when I installed new wireless Solved: Use window to configure my wireless network printer Brother MFC DW I couldn t get it working and set up and couldn t get the software to install This company couldn t either I called Brother they got it installed and recognizing printer and wireless connection within minutes but said my wireless problem was not their problem I really Solved: Use window to configure my wireless network feel like it was installing that Brother software that changed something because in the years I ve had this computer which I ve upgraded over years this has NEVER happened I have read other people post this same question but did not understand how they fixed it or if they fixed it I don t speak computer tek so hopefully someone can give me some instruction in lay English on where how to look for culprit I think its related to brother wireless printer Thanks in advance nbsp

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There is NO connection although Belkin Wireless Adaptor is blinking to catch signal.

Whenever there is no connection, I need to click Belkins Utility at System tray at the bottom in order to get connection, however it does not keep connected and lasts only 10-20 minutes.

Besides this, I found when I clicked, icon of Belkin > Properties > Network and found there is no 'Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings.'

How to remedy this issue?

Thanks for your help in advance.

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A picture is included to the post to make it clear what do I mean.
There is also a command "netstat -e" callable in command line, but It shows doubled number of packets in both directions


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I would definitely go with some network monitoring software, even Microsoft has its own program (Microsoft Network Monitor, how original lol). Trying to get reliable/accurate data from that window is like trying to claim your PC's power from the Windows Experience Index.
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I have connected my laptop to the Internet using a wireless PCMCIA card and a router Using the same card and router for my wife s laptop the browser IE or Firefox responds quot Cannot find server quot to all addresses although the Can't network wireless configure card claims it is connected THE IPCONFIG FOR THE FAILING PC IS - Microsoft Windows XP Version C Copyright - Microsoft Corp C Documents and Settings Val VAL-LAPTOP gt ipconfig all Windows IP Configuration Host Name Val-laptop Primary Dns Suffix Node Type Mixed IP Routing Enabled No WINS Proxy Enabled No Ethernet adapter Local Area Can't configure wireless network Connection Media State Media disconnected Description Can't configure wireless network VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter Physical Address - -CA-C - A-FF Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection Connection-specific DNS suffix Description NETGEAR WG v Mbps Wireless PC Physical Address - F-BS- -CF- Dhcp Enabled Yes Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes IP Address Subnet Mask Default Gateway DHCP Server C Documents and Settings Val VAL-LAPTOP gt THE IPCONFIG FOR THE WORKIING PC IS - Microsoft Windows XP Version C Copyright - Microsoft Corp C Documents and Settings Family amp others gt ipconfig all Windows IP Configuration Host Name tosh-laptop Primary Dns Suffix Node Type Mixed IP Routing Enabled No WINS Proxy Enabled No DNS Suffix Search List home Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection Media State Media disconnected Description Intel R PRO VE Network Connection Physical Address - - - E-CC- E Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection Connection-specific DNS Suffix home Description NETGEAR WG v Mbps Wireless PC Card Physical Address - F-B - -CF- Dhcp Enabled Yes Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes IP Address Subnet Mask Default Gateway DHCP Server DNS Servers Lease Obtained August Lease Expires August C Documents and Settings Family amp others gt Can anyone advise me what to try please I am not very literate about networking stuff Thanks nbsp

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How do I keep 'Use windows to configure my wireless network settings' checked?

I have a wireless home network (kids computers plus my laptop) but my main desktop was wired. A couple of days ago I fitted a wireless card to the PC and now, every time I start the computer, there is no connection. What I have to do every time is check the box against 'Use windows to configure my wireless network settings'. Once this is OK'ed then the computer connects. The next time I start the computer the box has unchecked itself and I have to check it again.

As a point of interest, Wireless Zero Configuration is set to auto and is running.

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Hey guys I found a problem with my Wireless Zero Config starting up as Stopped even though it's set to Automatic To fix I have to go into Services msc and start it then open the connection's properties and check quot Use Windows to Configure my Wireless Network Settings Configure Settings Network to my Reverting: Use Windows Wireless quot This is annoying In my research this morning I've fixed the first issue Reverting: Use Windows to Configure my Wireless Network Settings by simply making a bat file with quot sc start wzcsvc quot and putting a shortcut to it in the Startup folder My hours of research have not turned up anything on Reverting: Use Windows to Configure my Wireless Network Settings making a similar fix for the connection properties changing back to Windows configuring I have looked through the programs and found none that control connections though I believe there had been some in the past such as RealTek With those uninstalled I either need some way to force it to stay on Use Windows or at LEAST a command to open the connection properties window reducing the steps to get it checked back Thanks Rhyr

A:Reverting: Use Windows to Configure my Wireless Network Settings

I would first recommend an SFC /scannow to verify all files are working correctly.

That's what this sounds like - bad files or possibly registry damage.
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My HP Compaq 6820s laptop wireless network connection viewer is not displaying networks. It will still search and find a wireless network, even connect (automatically), but it will not list them. In place of the networks I get windows zero configuration error and I've already tried to trouble shoot it. The laptop has and intel wireless card and everything is up to date. XP Pro. This seemed to happen after installing service pack 3. All I want is to be able to view all of the networks so I can select the right one it's connecting to random networks.

I've, updated the bios
wireless drivers

made sure it was configure properly in services.

I've right clicked on the inf file and reinstalled.
I've also disable the HP wireless assistant and unistalled it.


A:Solved: Wireless zero configure

If the following repairs do not resolve the issue try using the Intel Proset utility. Sometimes it works better than WZC.

(From a JohnWill post)

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2 or SP3.

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.
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I have a Linksys WAP54g v.2 Wireless access point.
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When I type in the IP address I belive it to be it just gives me the old 'page cannot be diplayed' error.
You may ask why I am playing around if it all works, well when I first set it up I didn't secure it (yes my head is looking down in shame) and I'm just trying to secure the signal.

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Hi chaps

Bit of trouble with home computer (family)

Running with XP - after two or three start ups I lose my wireless connection and have to
1.right click on the start-up menu (bottom right of screen) on the icon of a PC Monitoir with a red X next to it.
2.Click on Wireless Connection Properties - Wireless Networks Tab -
4.finally check the "Use Windows to congiure wireless network settings" and click OK

Bit of a long winded solution.

I think there must be a conflict somewhere between which application controls the wireless network - but I don't know how to resolve. Any ideas?

There are - when the wireless network is running fine - two icons on the start up bar both telling me about the status of the home network - one is a series of 5 horizontal bars; the other is a monitor with two )) (green) brackets.



A:Computer forgets to "Use Windows to Configure wireless network settings"

i have exactly yhe same problem on my acer aspire laptop, every time i turn the computer off, found a solution yet?

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Running Windows 7 Home Premium, I've experienced this issue about five times in the span of two weeks.

When my wireless connection isn't found, sometimes Windows is unresponsive when clicking on the wireless icon near my system clock. It shows either the empty bars with a yellow indicator or the empty bars with a red x. When I try to click and bring up the list of available networks, nothing happens. Even right-clicking doesn't do anything.

Explorer has given an error and needed to shut down three of the five times this error has happened.

Any idea what could be causing this to happen?


A:Wireless Network window freezes?

Quote: Originally Posted by rwkleinjr

Running Windows 7 Home Premium, I've experienced this issue about five times in the span of two weeks.

When my wireless connection isn't found, sometimes Windows is unresponsive when clicking on the wireless icon near my system clock. It shows either the empty bars with a yellow indicator or the empty bars with a red x. When I try to click and bring up the list of available networks, nothing happens. Even right-clicking doesn't do anything.

Explorer has given an error and needed to shut down three of the five times this error has happened.

Any idea what could be causing this to happen?


hi and welcome

there are several things.
first if y ou are NOT using homegroup, you can disable IPv6. it is located in network and sharing.

Second next time it happens type cmd in search>type Ipconfig /flushdns, then ipconfig /renew. let us know if that helps

type device manager in search> go to the wifi tab. look for your wifi card, is it listed? does it have a yellow triangle on it? are there any other "unknown devices" with yellow on them?

Let us know the results
Ken J
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Windows is unable to connect to the selected network. The network may no longer in range. Please refresh the list of available networks, and try to connect again.

This message poped up during connecting to a wireless network

this information might be usefull

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Jayden Gilchrist>IPCONFIG/ALL

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : PC123911455270
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Networ
k Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-18-DE-B5-17-5C

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connecti
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C:\Documents and Settings\Jayden Gilchrist>

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Anyone have any idea how to get my Wifi back?Click to expand...

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IGNORE IGNORE.... fixed it thanks anyway
Hi there,
I am having trouble connecting to the internet from my laptop via a D-Link wireless ADSL router.

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When i click "repair" it seems to hang at the point of acquiring my IP address.
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What type of ISP do you have? Cable or DSL etc.
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Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

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Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
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The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.

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