etc On your wireless laptop, go to the wireless network in range- Set the properties to have WPA (TKIP or AES)- Type the network key and try Connect to the wireless network.
- If still unable to connect, restart your machine, and try again.
I went to the atheros site and downloaded the lastest driver.Straight away windows asks for my password and it worked.Then go to "authentification" tab and untick the box saying "Enable IEEE802.1x to the availiable network" and that should solve your problem Graham UKRight, Graham's solution worked for me.I had been able to connect previously, but the connection would always indicate that it was validating.However, you may have to go into "view wireless networks", and then choose "change order of preferred networks" in left corner of screen.
After this remove your router from preferred networks list. I had this problem on a laptop (lenovo) which i reinstalled xp on.
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I decided to play with the driver, I uninstalled and then proceeded to install the driver and wallahh.... I have recently started having the Validation Identity problem.
What is strange though is that my netbook is connecting to our home network - which requires no password certificate.
I usually don't go to these settings as it will usually connect as long as you have the right E. I have made sure that "Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication" box unchecked in the Authentication TAB? I think there must be an issue with the router's encryption (WPA) and the USB adapter being able to connect to this encryption.