Re: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.

How do you turn off the security center?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 9:44 AM
Subject: Re: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.


> I turned off the windows firewall and security center.
>
> Johnnie Apple Seed
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 11:41 AM
> Subject: RE: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>
>
> And I'm afraid mine was fixed by rerunning the wireless networking
> wizard.  This evidently opened up some needed ports which the newly
> installed xp sp2 firewall had closed.
>
> Alternatively, if this isn't it, some laptop manufacturers provide their
> own software to help you "Manage" your wireless connections.   This is
> usually a separate application, not just the card driver.  IBM calls
> theirs IBM Access Connections.  In the case of an IBM thinkpad, this
> software automatically disables the Windows service for controlling
> wireless connections (called Wireless0 I think) and handles these
> connections itself.  Unfortunately, it didn't play well with the xp sp2
> firewall, so I disabled it ( the application from IBM I mean), then I
> had to go and find how to re-enable Windows control of my wireless
> connections.
>
> I don't remember exactly where I found it; I had to go into control
> panel | network connections | wireless connections and somewhere in
> there is a check box that says "let windows manage my wireless
> connections" or something very close.  I had to check it.
>
> After I had done that, I ran the windows wireless connection wizard and
> finally all worked again.
>
> I have to admit that Windows didn't offer as many options as the IBM
> Access Connections utility, but it seemed to be the quickest way to get
> things working for me again, so that's what I did.
>
> Hth,
>
> Chip
>
> =20
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> > [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chris McMillan
> > Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 8:53 AM
> > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: RE: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
> >=20
> > Dear List:
> >=20
> > The Wireless Wizard might help but this is a know issue with=20
> > the major router companies and the PC manufactures.  I was on=20
> > two conference calls with Microsoft the last two weeks and=20
> > they blame the driver issues and firmware from the router and=20
> > wireless card manufactures. =20
> >=20
> > I have three wireless notebooks and the only luck I had was=20
> > not use the Microsoft wizards but my Dell software that came=20
> > with my wireless cards. =20
> >=20
> > Sincerely,
> >=20
> > Christopher McMillan
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
> > [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of david poehlman
> > Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 8:42 AM
> > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
> >=20
> > yu have to run the wireless network wizard.
> >=20
> > Johnnie Apple Seed
> >=20
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mike Mote" <mikemote@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 6:51 AM
> > Subject: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
> >=20
> >=20
> > Hi folks!  Not really a jaws issue necessarily, but I know=20
> > many people on=20
> > this list have had their share of problems with the new=20
> > Windows XP SP 2, and
> >=20
> > I'm wondering if I can get some help on my problem.  I=20
> > installed Sp2 last=20
> > week, and sense then, I've had nothing but trouble with my=20
> > wireless features
> >=20
> > on my lap top computer, specifically, my internet connection.=20
> >  It's as if,=20
> > it's not there.  Wondering if this is strictly Sp2 related,=20
> > and is there any
> >=20
> > documentation on how to fix this problem.  I'm using a net=20
> > gear router, if=20
> > that helps.  I'm not having any problems with my desk top at=20
> > home, but on my
> >=20
> > lap top, it's a different story.
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