Validating identity network connection
The connection may be trying to use a wireless connection.
Try disabling any wireless connections on your computer. Selected my network and choose "change order of preferred networks ..." 4.
The wireless connection of this system works fine, but when connected via the LAN connector, you will see that little connection animation (which you see when you get a DHCP address assigned as well)but only now it tells "Validating Identity" The connection works so their is no real problem, it's just very annoying. Product: DIR-655 - HW Version: A2 - FW Version: 1.33NAb01Product: DAP-1522 - HW Version: A1 FW: 1.20Product: DWA-643 - HW Version: A1 - FW Version: 2.0Product: DWA-160 - HW Version: A1 - FW Version: 1.20 EProduct: DCS-1130 - HW Version: A1 - FW Version: 1.01hmmm..question....Manually add a wireless network on a Windows Vista computer: Gear Head Support is a technical support service for NETGEAR devices and all other connected devices in your home.Advanced remote support tools are used to fix issues on any of your devices.Select your encryption type from the "Network Authentication" and "Data Encryption" drop downs.
Uncheck "The key is provided for me automatically" and enter and confirm your Network key.Why is this the only network connection that does this?I have never encountered this with other wireless connections for which I have the password.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.