- •Check the Package Contents
- •Check the Minimum System Requirements
- •Check the PCI Bracket
- •Installing the Wireless PCI Adapter
- •Install the PCI Adapter Hardware
- •Install the PCI Adapter Windows 2000 software
- •Connecting on Windows 2000
- •Troubleshooting Installation
- •Regulatory Information
- •Caution: Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation
- •Manufacturer’s Declaration of Conformity
- •Industry Canada (IC) Emissions Compliance Statement
- •Avis de Conformité à la Réglementation d’Industrie Canada
- •Safety Compliance Notice
- •Cumprimento de RF no Brasil
- •Korea RF Compliance
3Com Wireless 11g
Quick Installation Guide
For Windows 2000
Part Number 10016632 Rev AA
Published April 2008
3Com Corporation, 350 Campus Drive, Marlborough, MA USA
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Check the Package Contents
Before you start with the installation, verify that your PCI Adapter package includes the following items:
■One 3Com Wireless 11g PCI Adapter with standard PCI bracket
■One remote antenna
■One 3Com Installation
■This 3Com Wireless 11g PCI Adapter Quick Installation Guide
■One warranty flyer
If any of these items are damaged or missing, please contact your 3Com network supplier immediately.
Check the Minimum System Requirements
You can install the PCI Adapter on any desktop computer running Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 2000, or Windows Vista.
If using Windows 2000, please download the driver and utility from the 3COM web site.
Your computer must also have, at least, the following:
■Available PCI slot
■733 MHz Intel™ Pentium™ III or Celeron processor (or equivalent)
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■256 MB of RAM
7 MB of free disk space
Check the PCI Bracket
The standard PCI bracket to which the PCI Adapter is attached by default is for standard,
To replace the PCI bracket:
1Remove the two screws that secure the PCI Adapter to the bracket. Save the screws to fasten the
2Replace the standard bracket with the
3Fasten the PCI Adapter to the