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For detailed information about a Windows-based authentication infrastructure, see Wireless Deployment Technology and Component Overview.

For detailed information about how to deploy a wireless LAN using IEEE 802.1X authentication, see Deployment of Protected 802.11 Networks Using Microsoft Windows.

When you repair a wireless connection, it is disabled and re-enabled, which clears many error conditions on wireless network adapters.

When a wireless client running Windows XP with SP2 or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 attempts a wireless connection, it goes through the following authentication states, which are indicated as the status of the wireless connection in the Network Connections folder, and in the new wireless connection Status dialog box, and in the Wireless Network Connection dialog box: Once authentication has succeeded, a wireless client running Windows XP with SP2 or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 then attempts to obtain a valid IP address configuration and goes through the following states, which are indicated as the status of the wireless connection in the Network Connections folder, and in the new wireless connection Status dialog box, and in the Wireless Network Connection dialog box: These improvements give the user and the network troubleshooter more information about how the wireless connection is progressing, from the initial association to the allocation of a valid IP address.

This article assumes background knowledge in IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN and associated security technologies and the components of a Windows-based authentication infrastructure.

For background information, see Wireless LAN Technologies and Microsoft Windows.

Uncheck the Let this tool manage your wireless settings checkbox.

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If you are not able to connect to Wireless Pitt Net using our automated wizard, you can manually configure your computer using the steps in this help sheet. Right click on WLAN Auto Config and select Properties. Set Startup type: to Automatic, click Apply, then click OK. Note: In Control Panel, set View by: to Large Icons.