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Laptop wireless configuration doesn't offer WPA2

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Greetings.  I have a Thinkpad x40, and as far as I can tell have the latest driver updates.  I'm trying to connect to a friend's wireless LAN and am having no luck.  When I try to create a new connection, my options are: WEP, WPA-PSK, IEEE 802.1x, and 802.1x - EAP.  However, his system seems to require WPA2.

Any thoughts on how I might adjust my configurations to connect to this system?  (He has an older laptop than mine that connects just fine.)
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Kamaraj SubramanianApplication Support Analyst

Commented:
why dont you set a WEP settings and enable WEP in the wireless modem ?

so, that you and your friend can use it without any problem

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He's actually not around, and I don't have access to the modem settings.  I just seems wierd that I can't get my laptop to match up with a system that about 5 others laptops can use without a problem.
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Which wireless card is in your X40?

Possibilities are:

#  Intel PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter
# Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Mini-PCI Adapter
# IBM 11b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter
# IBM 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter
# IBM 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter II

?

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If you're running XP you need sp2.

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Mine is the third one down
11b/g wireless
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