ACER Travelmate 8004 LMi (centrino) with Intel
PRO/wireless 2200BG miniPCI (EU version)
Windows XP Pro SP1 (with all updates)
Latest drivers from ACER
My problem is that I cannot lint to any wireless network
continuously, neither Linksys router at home (WRT54G), nor
CISCO access points at office.
After an initial connection to the network where I can
access for brief moments all services (net, messenger,
shared disks, etc...), the connection drops (similar to
what is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base Article -
828940) and I cannot reconnect again without restarting.
Before the restarting I can see the SSID of the network,
either by using XP wireless connection or the Intel
PRO/Set utility, but I cannot connect!!! This occurs again
I tried to disable all security in Linksys router (wep,
etc...) but the symptoms are the same. Other laptops, with
the same WIN XP Pro version and updates, but with Linksys
and other brands PCMCIA cards, work OK in both wireless
I tried also to disable 802.1x but that didn't work
either. In my case it's a protocol installed by INTEL
drivers, AEGIS Protocol (IEEE 802.1x) v 220.127.116.11, not the
Neither ACER, nor Intel provided support yet to this
problem. Any suggestion to solve this?