This article will help you fix the validation and certificate errors in Windows XP and Vista, every time you connect to your NETGEAR router.

Symptoms: After entering the correct network or passphrase for a wireless connection, you see one of the following: To avoid these error messages, you need to manually create or add a wireless network profile.

According to my friend, this prevented me from connecting to the net despite having a wi-fi connection. My problem was not actually answered by the TP-LINK technical support staff.

So what I did was just: 1) open network connections 2) click properties 3) in the GENERAL tab, click INTERNET PROTOCOL (TCP/IP) 4) click Properties 5) choose obtain DNS server automatically My internet worked afterwards. I had to surf using an unsecured network server for the past months.

WPA2 is superior as it doesn't suffer from the recently discovered flaw with WPA that allows limited cracking, though it's not a method to actually allow someone to connect. I had to surf using an unsecured network server for the past months.

It turns out that I was using a specified DNS server when I set up a static IP address for port forwarding for my u Torrent connection.

The below guide has been tested on MS Windows XP Professional and is based on Windows' default wireless configuration tool (Wireless Zero Configuration).

Screenshots are taken from Professional version thus may slightly differ from other versions (e.g.

Advanced remote support tools are used to fix issues on any of your devices.

The service includes support for the following: NETGEAR Pro SUPPORT services are available to supplement your technical support and warranty entitlements.

If, for any reason, the connection turns to Manual, in order to re-connect, just bring up the available Wireless Network Connection window by double-clicking its icon in the tray bar [4], select eduroam and click on Connect.