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"At least one of your changes was not applied successfully to the wireless configuration" message when you try to add a wireless network to a Windows XP Professional-based computer

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When you try to add a wireless network to a Microsoft Windows XP Professional-based computer, you may receive the following message:
At least one of your changes was not applied successfully to the wireless configuration.
However, the message is incorrect. All your changes are applied to Windows XP.
This problem may occur if the Windows XP Professional-based computer already has a network applied to it by Group Policy.

Hotfix information

A 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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: Note 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 information

The 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.
Windows XP Professional 64-Bit Edition (Itanium)
   Date         Time   Version         Size       File name        Platform   ------------------------------------------------------------------------   07-Jan-2005  23:18  5.1.2600.1612     322,048  Dhcpcsvc.dll     IA-64   01-Dec-2004  14:32  5.1.2600.1612     579,328  Ndis.sys   01-Dec-2004  14:32  5.1.2600.1612      40,960  Ndisuio.sys   07-Jan-2005  23:18  5.1.2600.1618   2,736,128  Netshell.dll     IA-64   07-Jan-2005  23:18  5.1.2600.1618     118,272  Wzcdlg.dll       IA-64   07-Jan-2005  23:18  5.1.2600.1612      65,024  Wzcsapi.dll      IA-64   07-Jan-2005  23:18  5.1.2600.1612     689,152  Wzcsvc.dll       IA-64   01-Dec-2004  15:23  5.1.2600.1612     593,920  Xpsp2res.dll     IA-64   07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1612     105,984  Wdhcpcsvc.dll    x86   07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1618   1,644,032  Wnetshell.dll    x86   07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1618      57,344  Wwzcdlg.dll      x86   07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1612      31,232  Wwzcsapi.dll     x86   07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1612     282,624  Wwzcsvc.dll      x86   01-Dec-2004  14:46  5.1.2600.1612     594,432  Wxpsp2res.dll    x86
Windows XP Service Pack 1, 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version         Size       File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1612     105,984  Dhcpcsvc.dll   02-Dec-2004  07:58  5.1.2600.1612     172,160  Ndis.sys   01-Dec-2004  14:04  5.1.2600.1612      12,416  Ndisuio.sys   07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1618   1,644,032  Netshell.dll      01-Dec-2004  14:04  5.1.2600.1612      84,864  Nwlnkipx.sys   07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1618      57,344  Wzcdlg.dll         07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1612      31,232  Wzcsapi.dll        07-Jan-2005  23:22  5.1.2600.1612     282,624  Wzcsvc.dll         01-Dec-2004  14:46  5.1.2600.1612     594,432  Xpsp2res.dll
Windows XP Service Pack 2, 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version         Size       File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   07-Jan-2005  23:13  5.1.2600.2594   1,704,448  Netshell.dll       07-Jan-2005  23:13  5.1.2600.2594     378,368  Wzcdlg.dll         07-Jan-2005  23:13  5.1.2600.2594      51,712  Wzcsapi.dll        07-Jan-2005  23:13  5.1.2600.2594     359,936  Wzcsvc.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Content Maintenance 32121, Windows SE 141258

Article ID: 892087 - Last Review: 08/29/2007 14:37:38 - Revision: 2.2

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