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Q: making windows 2000 detect home wireless network ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: making windows 2000 detect home wireless network
Category: Computers > Operating Systems
Asked by: harshag-ga
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Posted: 01 Aug 2006 08:29 PDT
Expires: 31 Aug 2006 08:29 PDT
Question ID: 751470
I have a dell laptop with windows 2000 as the OS.
This is my office laptop.
I cannot get the wireless internet connection to work at my house.
It works fine at the office though.
I have a Enterasys roamabout wireless card and it works just fine when
I use it in office.
But when I try to create a new connection for my home using the
roamabout client manager,
(in win2000 as wireless networks are not automatically detected like in XP etc..)
It just doesn't recognize my home connection. There is no problem with
the home connection
also, as I use it on my personal laptop(with win XP) and it detects my
home connection
pretty easily..

I am unable to configure wireless in win 2000 and make it detect my
home connection.
Any help on this issue is much appreciated.


-- harshag-ga

Request for Question Clarification by keystroke-ga on 01 Aug 2006 11:15 PDT
have you updated all of your wireless device drivers?


Clarification of Question by harshag-ga on 01 Aug 2006 11:39 PDT
Yes. I also tried using other wireless cards like netgear and
linksys..but somehow  I am not able to make the OS detect my home
wireless connection..

Request for Question Clarification by keystroke-ga on 01 Aug 2006 14:27 PDT
I have personally had the same issue with Windows 2000, the only fix I
could find that quickly sorted it out was an upgrade to Windows XP.

Have you updated the copy of Windows 2000 that you are using to make
sure all the latest updates are installed?


Clarification of Question by harshag-ga on 01 Aug 2006 14:47 PDT
even I would have loved to update the OS to win XP but this is an
office laptop and I can't do whatever I like with it. That is the

since it is an office laptop, I assume all the up to date stuff is
updated automatically..
the current version of OS is win 2000(5.00.2195), service pack 4
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