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Network Configuration Wizard doesn't work on laptop

Network Configuration Wizard doesn't work for a laptop.  
I click on the SBS 2003 R2 Intranet link "Network Configuration Wizard". It shows a Network Configuration page where I click on "Connect to the network now". It show a page with the same Network configuration banner which simple has a text message: "Run the wizard to complete networking setup"

I've seen this before and disabled the wireless card (and bluetooth), but that doesn't help this time.

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Laptop is new install of XP Pro SP2 on Dell M70.
Using IE6 with HTTP://192.168.16.2 to access Intranet (not NetBIOS name).
Have successfully joined this laptop before OS reinstall but now this laptop has a new NetBIOS name.
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Why are you using the IP address?  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/838431

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TO: olafdc
I'll try you ideas this afternoon.  I'll  be sure to increment the computer name to a name02 (up from name01).

TO: TechSoEasy:
I'm using the IP instead of the NetBIOS name out of habit. I VPN into several systems through firewall vendor's VPN software and just have developed the habit of using IP address for servers and not depending on name resolution.
So, you now know that you shouldn't do that for connectcomputer?  (it wasn't clear from any of your responses)

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I'm not sure I gave a clear question.  But this  advise was helpful.
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Small Business Server (SBS) is a line of server operating systems targeted at small businesses by bundling the operating system with a number of other Microsoft products that would normally need to be purchased or licensed separately. The most notable inclusions are Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint and ISA/TMG (Microsoft's firewall and proxy server).

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