If that works then it is a wireless problem and there is more possibility that I it is a wireless security.You it does not help then try it again with wireless but this time you have to disable the router for wireless security.
Wireless says validating identity
Once that opens can you click the Authentication tab and then uncheck everything in the window then click OK to exit then restart yoru machine and let me know if you can now connect to your network without the validation message.
I am using a enhanced-G USB wireless adapter to connect to a desktop computer.
After that you have to go to "authentification" tab and there you have to untick the box which says "Enable IEEE802.1x to the available network" and I am sure that it will solve the issue for you.
A wireless local area network (WLAN) is a local area network (LAN) that doesn’t rely on wired Ethernet connections. Validating Identity Security-enabled wireless network. Just for the hell of it I tried the August 2007 Vista driver but the install recognised my system was not. Click on Properties once you select the wireless network that is having problems.
Whenever I try to do that it shows me some message which says "Validating Identity".
I have 26 digit WEP code for the gigabit-N router setup. Any help from any one on this forum will be appreciative. I think that you have to update all the Windows XP software downloads.All you have to do is just open the "Wireless Network Connection" from available wireless networks and now click on the "Change Advanced Settings" and after that you have to go to "Wireless Network Connection properties".Select the wireless network tab and click on properties and open the "Authentication" tab.There you have to uncheck the top box "Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network".This will assume that you are not using the authentication at all.To configure additional wireless network connection settings, or if you are having difficulty making a connection to the wireless network that you selected, click Advanced, and then configure the settings in the Wireless Networks tab.