Smart Network Key - Microsoft WIFI innovation

http://search-engines-web.com/ writes "http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/netattach/WSN K.mspx">The WSNK Wizard will provide a means for a Windows user to easily create and propagate network settings using XML schema and portable media. This document defines the XML schema used to transfer settings for WAN, LAN, and WLAN created by the wizard although the first implementation of this wizard for Windows XP SP2 will only generate the wireless schema. Future versions will include the LAN and WAN settings.Installation of Secure Wi-Fi Microsoft is backing this approach under the name Windows Smart Network Key. In anutshell, the new protocol will automate the establishment of a secure Wi-Fi network among various wireless devices in a home or office. The "key" to this is a small USB flash drive. "

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Well, at now I know why

Microsoft backed out of the Wi-Fi hardware market. My take: Can anyone say royalties?

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