i've found a solution on another forum. Radiance posted the EXACT problem that i was having. noone else seemed to understand that it is NOT there. but this did work, and i would like for it to be here so that other people with the same problem can have this solution as well. emailwedgy in techarena said (WTC's insturctions were to uninstall it from network connections properties - what we have already tried to do but it wasn't there):
This is an answer, not a question - for those that have come across this problem but can't find CSNW in their network properties in XP.
A really easy fix that took me weeks to find an answer for.
Follow WTC's instructions to get to the network properties (of the network you are using currently). If you can't see any netware entries do the following:
1. Highlight your network, and click install button.
2. Make sure "Client" is highlighted, and click add.
3. Highlight "Client Service for Netware", click OK
4. Allow your PC to restart.
Now follow WTC's instructions again, and 'hopefully' CSNW should be there for you to uninstall.
Good luck. Such a simple answer for a stupid problem.