Cannot Disable SSID on Linksys BEFW11S4 Ver 4 with WPA Pre-Share KEY

Problem: When I disable Broadcast SSID my laptop cannot find the network. As long as broadcast SSID is enabled it works OK.

Router Config: Linksys BEFW11S4 Version 4 Firmware 1.52.02 (most currennt) Wireless: Enabled

BASIC WIRELES SETUP TAB SSID: I created a unique ID Wireless Channel: 11 Wireless SSID Broadcast: Disabled

WIRELESS SECURITY TAB Wireless Security: Enabled Security Mode: WPA Pre-Shared Key (28 character) Group Key Renewal: 3600

WIRELESS NETWORK ACCESS TAD Wireless Network Access: Allow all (I plan to enable MAC filtering once I get this to work)

ADVANCED WIRELESS SETTINGS TAB Basic rate: 1-2-4-11 Mbps Control TX Rate: 1-2-4-11 Mbps Preamble Type: Long preamble Authentication: Auto )Default) Antenna Selection: Diversity (Default) Beacon Interval: 50 DTIM Interval: 1 Fragmentation Interval: 2346 RTS THreshold: 2432

Laptop Windows XP SP2 Wireless profile is set up with the ssid, and wpa preshared key (28 characters)

Linksys WPC11 Version 4 NIC Driver Version : 5.158.1001.2003

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