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Additional Logon Information required for wireless connection on Windows Vista

Many a times on your Vista wireless computer you might have experienced an error “Additional  Logon Information required” which is related to wireless connection. In such cases you need to manually add the wireless network settings on your Vista computer. 

Please note that before you follow these steps please make sure to get information about your network name SSID and the type of security encryption being used on the network. If you are using a NETGEAR router then you can follow the steps as mentioned in the below link to check the required information:
 
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4095687-check_wireless_security_key_or
 
Perform the steps below on the concerned Vista computer to manually create a network profile:
 
1. Click on START menu and click on Control Panel.
2. Click on Classic View in left hand side menu.
2. In the main screen, open up NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER.
3. In the left hand side menu open up MANAGE WIRELESS NETWORKS.
4. Here you will see a list of networks and in that if you see any name in the list then please select the wireless network name and then click remove. Do it for every name that you see in the list.
5. Once the list is empty, click on ADD, and select the second option which is MANUALLY CREATE A NETWORK PROFILE.
6. Type the network name SSID exactly as you have on the wireless router. Please make sure that you have this name in the exact case as you have on the wireless router.
7. Select security type as per the security encryption type you have on your wireless router and enter the required password. Click Next and click close.
 
Reboot the computer and then check if you can access internet from your wireless connection.

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Answer:Software issue or error
Errors generated by software programs can cause a computer to reboot unexpectedly or without warning. If you are running Windows XP see the below section "For Windows XP users" before continuing.
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Windows XP is designed to automatically reboot each time an error occurs such as a BSoD. Although this may be nice for errors that do not occur often, users who have a re-occurring error may wish to identify the error to troubleshoot it. Below are the steps on how this feature can be disabled and enabled in Windows XP.
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Hardware issue or error
Any failing hardware component in your computer could cause your computer to unexpectedly generate an error and/or reboot without warning. If you have recently attempted to add a new hardware device, remove that device to make sure it is not causing your issues.
Make sure you are not encountering any hardware conflicts by viewing Device Manager for errors. Additional information about Device Manager can be found on our Device Manager page.
New drivers can also cause this issue, if you have recently performed any hardware driver updates you may wish to try an earlier version of the drivers. Additional information and help with computer drivers can be found on our drivers page.
If you have updated drivers and removed any hardware that could be causing this issue and continue to experience random reboots, it's possible that the memory is bad in the computer. Additional information about testing computers memory can be found on document CH000708.
Finally, hardware devices that are not installed properly in the computer can also cause random reboots. Make sure all the cables and expansion cards are connected properly to the computer. The best way to determine this is to disconnect and reconnect all cables and expansion cards.
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Computer viruses such as the blaster virus are written to reboot your computer without warning. Usually these viruses will make the computer reboot ever 5, 10, 15 or 30 minutes after the computer has booted.
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