The following steps explain how to resolve “Validating Identity” error on Wireless Networks in Windows XP.
Step (1) Double click on Wireless Network Connections icon from System Tray. It will open Wireless Network Connection Status window.
Step (2) Click on Properties button. It will open Wireless Network Connection Properties window.
Step (3) Select Wireless Networks tab.
Step (4) Select the network which has the problem from the Preferred Networks list. And click on Properties window. It will open selected network’s properties window.
Step (5) Select appropriate values in fileds under group. And uncheck checkbox. Once you uncheck this checkbox, fields get enabled.
Step (6) Enter the values for and click on . Again click on , from window.
Now you can able to access the network.