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 From:  "Patrik" <paake at telia dot com>
 To:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Wireless network problems
 Date:  Fri, 13 Aug 2004 15:59:27 +0200
James,
I did not have the fix installed. Did install it but the system works as
before. Too bad I only
have Dell system in my surroundings. I also have tried with and without WEP
but nothing.
Thanks anyway!

> Your message made me thing about my own WLAN problems. I had given up
trying
> to fix it. Your problem may not be on your m0n0wall but on your laptop.
Have
> you installed the "Update for Microsoft Windows XP (KB826942) -- Wi-Fi
> Protected Access (WPA) support"? See
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=826942.
>
> I just removed the update, reinstalled the driver for my wireless card,
> setup the WEP passphase, and wireless now works. Before I set the WEP
> passphrase - I could not get an IP from the m0n0wall.
>
> My config is different so your mileage may differ. I'm running 1.0 on a
> net4501 and I am using a Belkin AP on my OPT1 interface (renamed LAN2 -
for
> my home machines). I am running DHCP on LAN2 (but not LAN - my SBS 2003
> server is handling that for LAN). My laptop is using an old SMC 802.11b
card
> (SMC2632W). Nether the Belkin or the SMC support WPA - WEP only. I think
> m0n0wall only supports WEP not WPA. The Windows update may try to force
WPA
> - thank you Bill.
>
> Hope this helps and thank you for getting my thoughts moving.
>
> _________________________________
> James W. McKeand