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How To Enable And Disable Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) in Windows XP

Enable to WZC:

  1. Go to Start and click Run.
  2. On the Open field, type services.msc and click OK.
  3. On the Services window, scroll down and double-click Wireless Zero Configuration to open its properties window.
  4. On the Wireless Zero Configuration Properties window, make sure the Startup Type field is Automatic and Services status is Started. If not, change the settings, hit Apply and click OK.
  5. Go to Start, select Control Panel, and double-click Network Connections.
  6. On Network Connections window, right-click your Local Area Connection (wireless) and select Properties.
  7. On the Local Area Connection Properties window, select Wireless Networks tab, put a check mark on Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings, and click OK.
  8. On the Network Connections window again, right-click on your Local Area Connection (wireless) and select View Available Wireless Networks.
  9. Select your wireless network from the list and click Connect.
  10. If wireless network is secured, enter the Network key and click Connect.

Disable to WZC:

  1. Start -> Run (or Windows key+R)
  2. Type in services.msc then Click the OK button
  3. Scroll down towards bottom of list and select Wireless Zero Configuration
  4. Select Action -> Propertiesfrom menu.You now have the option to Start/Stop service.

    You can also change the Startup Type from Automatic to Manual.

  5. Click OK to apply settings


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