WPA on startup

Discussion in 'Wireless Networks' started by Navid, May 7, 2005.

  1. Navid

    Navid Guest

    If I have my router and windows configured to use WPA when my laptop boots
    up, the wireless card cannot connect to the router and it insteads gets a
    169.254.xxx.xxx IP.

    If I then disable my wireless card and re-enable it, I get the correct
    192.168.xxx.xxx address.

    Also if I set my router and wireless card to not have encryption or to use
    WEP everything goes fine.

    Has anyone seen this before? or any hints for solving the problem?

    thanks in advance
    Navid, May 7, 2005
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  2. I would ensure that you have the latest firmware on your router and the
    latest card drivers for you wireless card. This sounds like a hardware

    Jeff Baziuk
    Microsoft Corporation

    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties,
    and confers no rights.
    Jeff Baziuk [MSFT], May 10, 2005
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  3. Is the target network secured with WPA or WPA-PSK?

    Are you using the Microsoft Wireless client to manage the profile?

    What operating system version is this? XP SP2?
    Jerry Peterson[MSFT], May 12, 2005
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