connected but not connected

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Subject: connected but not connected
Posted by:  Glenn
Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2005

I have a home wireless system (Dell Dimension desktop, lynksys wireless-G
router, Dell Inspiron 600 notebook), that worked just fine. Then I download
XP service pack 2, and it works no longer.  I either get a message that says
"limited or no connectivity," (meaning no connectivity), or a message that at
the top right-hand corner says I'm not connected, but in the text it says I'm
connected.  (really bizarre)

I do have a WEP key.  I've tried going through network connections, but
nothing seems to help.  I'm not a techie, so any advice, please keep as
simple as possible.  Alternatively, is there a way to uninstall the service