- •Package Checklist
- •Hardware Description
- •Status LED Indicator
- •System Requirements
- •Card Installation Procedure
- •Windows 95/98/2000/Me Driver Installation Procedure
- •Windows NT 4.0 Driver Installation Procedure
- •Network Topologies
- •Ad hoc Wireless LAN
- •Infrastructure Wireless LAN
- •Setting the Communication Domain
- •Stationary Wireless PCs
- •Roaming Wireless PCs
- •Link Information Screen
- •Encryption Screen
- •Preliminary Troubleshooting
- •PCI Compatibility
- •Network Connection Problems
- •Technical Specifications
- •Technical Support
- •Online Technical Services
- •World Wide Web Site
- •3Com FTP Site
- •Support from Your Network Supplier
- •Support from 3Com
- •Warranty and Regulatory Compliance
Wireless PCI Card
Published October 2000
3Com Corporation ■ 5400 Bayfront Plaza■ Santa Clara, California, U.S.A.
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Status LED Indicator
Card Installation Procedure
Windows 95/98/2000/Me Driver Installation Procedure 7
Windows NT 4.0 Driver Installation Procedure
3 NETWORK CONFIGURATION AND PLANNING
Ad hoc Wireless LAN
Infrastructure Wireless LAN 14
Setting the Communication Domain 15
Stationary Wireless PCs
Roaming Wireless PCs
4 CONFIGURATION AND DIAGNOSTIC UTILITY
Installing the Wireless LAN Conﬁguration Utility
Using the Wireless LAN Conﬁguration Utility
Link Information Screen
Preliminary Troubleshooting 23
PCI Compatibility 23
Network Connection Problems 24
6 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
A TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Online Technical Services
World Wide Web Site
3Com FTP Site 29
Support from Your Network Supplier 30
Support from 3Com 30
Returning Products for Repair 32
WARRANTY AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
3Com's Wireless PCI Card is an 11 Mbps wireless network adapter that seamlessly integrates with existing Ethernet networks to support applications such as mobile users or temporary conferences. This solution offers a high data rate and reliable wireless connectivity with considerable cost savings over wired LANs (which include
Using this card in conjunction with 3Com's AirConnect Access Point, you can create an instant network that integrates seamlessly with 10 Mbps Ethernet LANs. Moreover, moving or expanding your network is as easy as moving or installing additional access points - no wires!
The Wireless PCI Card package includes:
■One wireless PCI card (3CRWE777A)
■One CD containing drivers and utilities
■This Wireless PCI Card User Guide
■One registration card (please complete and return)
Please inform your dealer if there are any incorrect, missing or damaged parts. If possible, retain the carton, including the original packing materials. Use them again to repack the product in case there is a need to return it for repair.