Description: "EAPOL service was stopped successfully" - This message indicates that the service was stopped, so it cannot establish authenticated network connections. To re-enable its functionality, start the service.
If there are problems with the wireless connectivity, the ME894568
provides information on how to enable additional logging details, including the Eapol.log (in Windows XP).
The event log file is corrupt. - Disabling the "Wireless Configuration" (WINXP: Wireless Zero Configuration) Service fixed the problem for some users.
From a newsgroup post: "What I had done a week before this problem appeared was to use the Dell WLAN program to manage my network connections and not XP. Therefore, I just went to Services, disabled the Zero Wireless Configuration, re-booted and no more events were logged".
I got this message when I recycled the Wireless Connection Service. Here is what Microsoft says:
"The Extensible Authentication Protocol over Local Area Networks (EAPOL) (802.1X) service allows authenticated network connections for both wired and wireless networks. This message indicates that the service was stopped, so it cannot establish authenticated network connections."