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An update is available that lets you configure a dual-band wireless access point in Windows XP Service Pack 2
Article ID: 899337 - View products that this article applies to.
This update lets you use the Wireless Network Setup Wizard to configure a dual-band wireless access point in Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2).
A dual-band wireless access point can transmit on two wireless bands at the same time. For example, a dual-band access point may be useful if you want to increase bandwidth on a network by using a dual-band wireless router. You can use one band for computers, PDAs, and other devices. You can use the other band for a Media Center Extender for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This configuration gives the Media Center Extender all the bandwidth of one band. You can then move large files over the other band without affecting streaming video over the Media Center network.
Before you apply this update, the Network Setup Wizard only configures one access point after a user uses the Wireless Network Setup Wizard to set up a dual-band router. After you apply this update, the Wireless Network Setup Wizard configures both of the access points.
Update informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------------- 08-Mar-2005 01:39 5.1.2600.2626 14,592 Ndisuio.sys 09-Mar-2005 18:10 5.1.2600.2626 1,705,472 Netshell.dll 13-May-2005 17:16 5.1.2600.2676 383,488 Wzcdlg.dll 09-Mar-2005 18:10 5.1.2600.2626 52,736 Wzcsapi.dll 09-Mar-2005 18:10 5.1.2600.2626 474,112 Wzcsvc.dll 12-May-2005 23:41 5.1.2600.2676 17,920 Xpsp3res.dll
For more information about the terminology that is used in this article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates