Satellite Pro M70 - connection network wireless & query Update Driver problem

I have a portable Satellite Pro M70 under Win XP SP3 and would be very happy of little help and answers to the following problems:

1 Wireles Internet connection problem: my laptop Satellite Pro M70-220 (part number: PSM75E-00D008G3) is an adapter Intel(r) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection, with driver version 9.0.2.25, according to Device Manager

I am staying with someone, and I'm trying to use his internet connection through its network (WPA2) secure wireless home.
I could connect my laptop to the wireless network, but I can not get Internet Explorer and Outlook Express to work on it.
I tried the Intel Wireless driver update to the latest version of the driver 9.0.4.39, but got the same result, and I'm back to Driver version 9.0.2.25.

If you'd be grateful if someone could advise me on what could cause this problem and how to solve it.

2. wireless driver update: site Web de Toshiba advised me for the two years that there is a driver update available (Atheros Wireless Driver v 7.7.0.406.2) for my laptop, but I have NOT installed, because the wireless network adapter Intel(r) PRO/Wireless 2200BG, NOT of Atheros.

Ques:am I correct?

Question: Why the Web from Toshiba site recommends the Atheros wireless driver update?

Thank you

AlanCB

Hi Alan

1.
Can you use IE and other applications if the WIFI network is not secure with WPA2?
You can test using WEP?
Just to be safe because of securing WLAN.

2.
You are right. Your model has Intel WLAN card and if you need a new driver just visit Portal Toshiba WLAn under http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/wlan/

I really don't know what service or upgrade of system you are using, but if everything works well you don't need any update to date.

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