View Available Wireless Networks feature both rely on the Wireless Zero Configuration service to provide their functionality to Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Service Pack 3 (SP3) and Microsoft Windows XP Table PC Edition 2005. If the Wireless Zero Configuration service is not available, you receive an error message that directs you to this article.
To attempt to reconfigure Wireless Zero Configuration for all wireless profiles, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you’d rather attempt to reconfigure Wireless Zero Configuration yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
Fix it for meTo reconfigure Wireless Zero Configuration for all wireless profiles automatically, click the Fix this problemlink. Then click
Run in the File Downloaddialog box, and follow the steps in this wizard.
NoteThis wizard may be in English only. However, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
NoteIf you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD so that you can run it on the computer that has the problem.
Let me fix it myselfIf your computer or your wireless network adapter did not come with its own wireless network software, follow these steps:
- Click Start, click Run, type ncpa.cpl, and then click OK.
- Click Network Connections.
- In Network Connections, click to select your wireless connection, and then click Change settings of this connection.
- On the Wireless Networks tab, click to select the Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings check box.
- Click Start, click Run, type %SystemRoot%\system32\services.msc /s, and then click OK.
- Double-click Wireless Zero Configuration.
- In the Startup type list, click Automatic, and then click Apply.
- In the Service status area, click
Start, and then click OK.
If you receive an error message when you try to start the service, see the "References" section for more troubleshooting information.
Article ID: 871122 - Last Review: Feb 15, 2017 - Revision: 2