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The Wireless Networks tab is missing.

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Follow this procedure to resolve when the Wireless Networks tab is missing from the Wireless Network Connection Properties window in the Windows® XP operating system.

NOTE: This issue may occur if third-party wireless configuration software has been installed.

  1. Stop and Start the Wireless Zero Configuration service .
  2. Install the Wireless Zero Configuration service .
  3. Reinstall  the wireless Ethernet driver.

NOTE: After reinstalling the wireless Ethernet driver, check the manufacturer's Web site for current updates for the wireless Ethernet card.