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Can connect via Ethernet but not wireless

This problem has confounded me.

1) Bought a new wireless router.
2) Set it up fine with another laptop. On that laptop, both ethernet and wireless work great. On my HP Pavillion dv 1000 with Intel PRO/Wireless 2200bg...ethernet connects great, but wireless will not connect. Note the following:
a) The wireless router shows up fine on my list of available connections.
b) When I click to connect to the network, my computer just endlessly tries to connect..."waiting for network" even though the router is in the same room with me and showing full strength on my list of available networks.
c) I am able to connect to other wireless connections fine (though they happen to be my neighbors' unsecured networks)
d) I have updated my driver (as well as rolled it back). I have checked security settings multiple times (the router company suggested this). I have even fiddled with settings I probably shouldn't have (with the configuration of my driver or TCP/IP settings)
e) I have tried repairing my wireless connection at which point it says "Windows cannot finish repairing the problem because the following action cannot be completed: Connecting to the wireless network". How helpful is that...

Hey, any advice at this point...I'll try it. I've been struggling for weeks in my free time to get this set up. At this point, I have no idea what to try. By the way, I live in Japan, and my wireless router is a Corega brand router.

Thanks for any advice you can offer.
Nat

Does anyone have any idea?? It must be some simple answer.

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Well its unfortunate,,intel 2200 WLAN cards{oldest cards launched till now by intel} face this problem,the problem is with the differnce of wireless standards between the router and the wireless card.go for a wireless usb adapter,,install it and it wud work absolutely fine

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