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  • 1. 802.11g Wireless LAN USB AdapterQuick Installation GuideM73-APO01-740

2. INSTALLATIONNote 1: Do not insert the Wireless PC Cardinto your computer until the procedures inInstall Driver & Utility has been performed.Note 2: For Windows 98SE/ME, it is notnecessary to upgrade the version of ServicePack. However, for Windows 2000, you need toupgrade windows up to Service Pack 3 or above;for Windows XP, you just need to upgrade it toService Pack 1.Install the Driver & Utility 1. Exit all Windows programs. Insert theincluded CD-ROM into your computer.If the CD-ROM fails to run automatically, goto your CD-ROM drive (e.g. drive D) anddouble-click on autorun.exe.2. When the main screen of the CD-ROM opens,click Install Driver & Utility to start theinstallation.-1- 3. 3. When the Welcome screen appears, clickNext to continue. -2- 4. 4. In License Agreement, click Yes to acceptthe terms. Then, the installation will finishautomatically. Note for Windows 98SE/ME users When Windows finish the installation, selectYes, I want to restart my computer now.and then click Finish to reboot your computer.-3- 5. Install the DeviceNote: Make sure the procedures in InstallDriver & Utility has been performed beforeyou install the device. 1.Plug the Wireless USB Adapter into the PCs USB Port. 2.Once the device has been inserted to your computer, Windows will detect the new hardware. 3.Refer to the following section according to your operating system for important notice.Note for Windows 98SE users: 1.Before installing the device, make sure youhave your original Windows 98 CD-ROM athand.2.Once the Please insert the disk labeledWindows 98 Second Edition CD-ROM,and then click OK window appears, clickOK. Note for Windows ME users: After installing the device, the system will finishthe process of the installation automatically. -4- 6. Note for Windows 2000 users: When the Digital Signature Not Foundscreen appears, click Yes to continue. Note for Windows XP users:1. Select Install the software automatically(Recommended) and click Next. -5- 7. 2. Click Continue Anyway. 3. Click Finish to complete the installation.-6- 8. Verify To verify if the device exists in your computer and is enabled, go to StartSettingsControl Panel System ( Hardware)Device Manager. Expand the Network Adapters category. If the USB 2.0 Wireless Network Adapter is listed here, it means that your device is properly installed and enabled. -7- 9. USE CONFIGURATION UTILITYOnce you have successfully installed theWireless PC Cards Driver and Utility in yourcomputer, a Utility Shortcut iconwillappear on your desktop. Double-click thisshortcut icon to open the configuration utilitythat allows you to set up and configure yourwireless connection. See the next section fordetails of operation. -8- 10. BASIC OPERATION Setting Up a Wireless Infrastructure Network 1. You must have an Internet Access, namely aCable or DSL-subscriber line into your homeor office. 2. Connect the Cable/DSL modem to abroadband router. 3. Connect the broadband router to an AccessPoint. (If the broadband router has a built-inaccess point already, then it wont benecessary to perform this step.) 4. Install the Driver & Utility. (Refer to theprevious section titled as such.) 5. Install the 802.11g Wireless LAN USBAdapter into your computers USB Port.(Refer to the previous section titled Installthe Device.) -9- 11. 6. After successful installation of the Driver andUtility, a Utility Shortcut icon will appear onthe desktop. Click the Utility Shortcut icon toopen the Configuration Utility. 7. Press View Site to view Available Networks/APs. 8. Select an AP. Click Connect to associate thisAP.- 10 - 12. Setting Up a Wireless Ad-Hoc (peer-to- peer) Network 1. Install the 802.11g Wireless LAN USBAdapter into your desktop computers USBPort (Refer to the previous section titledInstall the Device). 2. Install the Driver & Utility. (Refer to theprevious section titled as such.) 3. Install another 802.11g Wireless LAN USBAdapter into your laptop computers USBPort. (Refer to the previous section titledInstall the Device.) 4. After successful installation of the Driverand Utility, a Utility Shortcut icon willappear on the desktop. Click the UtilityShortcut icon to open the ConfigurationUtility. 5. Select the Profiles tab. 6. Click New.- 11 - 13. 7.Enter appropriate Name and SSID in the corresponding fields. 8.Select Ad Hoc for Network Mode. 9.In the Frequency/Channel frame, click the down arrow button ( ) to get a pull-down menu. Select the channel of your preference. 10. Click OK. - 12 - 14. 11. For the other peers to associate with this station, you also have to make sure: 1. All the wireless adapters must use the same SSID. 2. You must set all the wireless adapters to the same channel. 3. The IP address for each computer must be set on the same subnet mask. Refer to the section titled Network Connection for IP address settings. )- 13 - 15. 12. Assign an IP Address to each computer on the Ad-Hoc network.- 14 -