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Why does Windows prompt for new detected network device when the VAIO computer resumes from hibernation mode?

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Err Msg: You may need to run the Home Networking Wizard to continue sharing your Internet Connection. Click here to run the Home Networking Wizard. appears sometimes when the computer resumes from hibernation mode for the first time after a new network device is installed.


This is due to the specifications of Windows XP. To resume to the normal operation of the VAIO computer, click Cancel.

For more information, please refer to the following solution in Microsoft's technical support website.
Article ID: Q305860
Last Reviewed: October 18, 2001
Title: New Network Device Prompts Message When You Resume from Hibernation