Netgear wireless validating identity
Most dorms sometimes offer 1 extra Ethernet port for you to use.
If you want to connect your Computer or Gaming device with a wired connection and you have the option to in your room, then please visit the following link:https://pf.franklincollege.edu/device-registration You will need to have your devices MAC address in order to register it.
The first thing that I would try is to open your device manager and left click the next to the network adapters tree to expand it.
Find your wireless driver right click select uninstall.
I got it fixed, using some advice from another forum ( ), the details of which I will paste below.
Within a few seconds you should be connected Windows PC(Please note that Windows 7 is near end of life.Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Brought it home today, was going to use home wifi and get some work done.Wireless Network Connection shows that the laptop is picking up my home wifi network, and shows that it is connected, but continues to say "Validating Identity" and is not allowing me to access wireless services.