A previous response by Doug Knox may help after that:
Windows XP support Wireless Zero Configuration. You don't need the
Intel configuration/control software. To let Windows manage the
wireless settings, right click My Network Places and select
Properties. Right click your wireless connection and select
Properties. On the Wireless Networks tab, check the box Use Windows
to configure my wireless network settings. Use the settings here to
configure your wireless connection.
Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart
Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes
Alan Edwards, MS MVP Windows - Internet Explorer
I think it's related to the Plaxo plugin for Outlook. If you use
Process Explorer and use the spyglass tool, you may be able to figure
out what is spawning the process.
One of my users has this a few weeks ago and it was solved by disabling
one of the startup items and I think it was Plaxo.