more than one wireless adapter error

Dell Inspiron e1405, e1505, e1705 series...
December 6, 2010 at 12:56:59
Specs: Windows XP, Intell(R)/1.00 GB
Dell E1505; Windows XP; NIC set to Enabled w/PXE; I often cannot connect to other wireless networks even when provided with the password. I get the green light on my Intel wireless indicating that I "connected", but when I try to open an internet site, it will not load the page. I ask it to "diagnose" and it refers me back to manufacturer's "support." When I open the detail, it appears to have run through several attempts and the final error is "this device has more than one ethernet or wireless adapter". I logged into the BIOS and checked the NIC setting.

I can connect to my own wireless internet with no problem. I seem to run into the problem when I am at another location and am provided with a wireless security passwprd/

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December 6, 2010 at 14:25:08
How many network adapters are listed in the device manager?

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December 6, 2010 at 18:19:23
There were four -
1. 1394 Net Adapter (I deleted this one)

2. Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller (this is supposed to allow me to connect at an office I sometimes go into by plugging a cable into the laptop. I have never been able to connect using this cable, so at this office I have to use a completely separate desk top)

3. Cisco Systems VPN Adapter - this allows me to connect remotely to another office (I have it disabled unless I am working on their matters)

4. Intel(R) Pro/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection

When attempting to connect wireless (other than at my home office), I have tried disabling all of the adapters except for the Intel and STILL cannot connect.

When attempting to connect via cable (at the office that does not have wireless), I have disabled the wireless radio and the other adapters, to no avail.

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December 7, 2010 at 06:59:31
You're going about it the right way, disabling the adapters that you don't need. Disable all firewalls, just in case there is some rule blocking it.

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