ORiNOCO USB Client can't connect to wireless connection because it won't accept a Hexadecimal WEP Key

I have a Windows ME computer that is using the Lucent Orinoco USB Client Gold wireless adapter.
Client Part Number:       014948/A
Client Serial Number:       01UT30361290

The Client Manager is unable to connect to a new wireless network that uses a 128-bit WEP key. I am able to connect to a different network that uses a 64-bit key.

The problem seems to be when I edit the Configuration Profile, the Security is set to "Use Alphanumeric Characters" instead of "Use Hexadecimal". I can change this setting to "Use Hexadecimal" but when I look in the settings again, it has changed back to "Use Alphanumeric Characters".  I don't know if this is a bug or what, but it just WON'T stay on "Hexadecimal", so I'm not sure what to do.

I have taken some screen shots so you can see what I mean.  They are in my Picasa Web Album here:

I have attempted to uninstall the USB client, and reinstall it, including the drivers, the Client Manager.  I downloaded a new ISO for the driver and client manager from the Proxim site.  But, same thing.

There are a bunch of other computers, all running Windows XP, that connect to this network fine.  And, as I mentioned earlier, the Windows ME client can connect to a network with a 64-bit WEP key.
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tebacherConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
Not in Windows ME, is it?

Anyway, it doesn't matter because I had also contacted ORiNOCO tech support who kindly told me that the Client Manager that is running on this Windows ME machine does not support over 64-bit WEP.  There aren't any newer version s of the Client Manager that will work, so looks like I'm out of luck on this issue.

So, thanks for your time Johnb, but I'll be closing this question.
Have you tried the Windows WZCSVC?
tebacherAuthor Commented:
No, I've never heard of it.  What do I do with it?
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It is the Built in Windows Wireless Configuration Service.

It is the portion of Windows that you configure the WIFI card through....

Control Panel>Wireless Setup Wizard, or right click the WIFI card in Network Connections>Wireless Networks>New....

As long as oyou have the latest driver, you can do up to WPA2. Cant do CKIP though
Ah... Missed that part in the posting.... My mistake...

Glad you at least got the correct answer...

Just kidding, no objections....

Closed, 500 points refunded.
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