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AT-2716POEFast Ethernet Fiber & PoE Adapter Installation and User’s Guide

To install the adapter software on a Windows XP system, do the following:

1.Download the software drivers from the Allied Telesis website to a folder on your computer.

For specific instructions, see “Where to Find Management Software Updates and Product Information” on page 11.

2.Start up you Windows XP system and log in.

The initial Found New Hardware Wizard window is displayed. See Figure 9

Figure 9. Found New Hardware Wizard - Initial Window

3.Click Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)and then click Next.

The search and installation options are displayed in the next Found New Hardware Wizard window. See Figure 10 on page 32.

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Figure 10. Found New Hardware Wizard Window:

Search and Installation Options

4.Click the check box for Include this location in the search.

5.Click Browse and locate the path of the software driver.

6.Click Next.

7.When the software installation is complete, click Finish to close the wizard and complete the software installation.

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Updating the This section provides a procedure for updating the adapter software for

Adapter Software Windows XP Operating Systems.

To obtain the latest AT-2716POEadapter software drivers, you can download them from the Allied Telesis website atwww.alliedtelesis.com/ support/software. For specific instructions, see “Where to Find Management Software Updates and Product Information” on page 11.

Note

You may need to reboot your system after completing the driver update to properly load the new drivers.

Updating the Windows XP Driver Software

To update the adapter software on a Windows XP system, do the following:

Note

Update all adapters by repeating the following steps on each device.

1.Start a Windows XP system and log in. You must have Administrator privileges to update the driver software.

2.On the desktop, open the Start menu. See Figure 11 on page 34 for an example of the Start menu.

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Figure 11. Windows XP Professional Start Window

3.Select Run from the menu and enter the following command: devmgmt.msc

See Figure 12 for an example of the Run Window.

Figure 12. Run Window

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The Device Manager Window is shown in Figure 13.

Figure 13. Device Manager Window (Network adapter folder is collapsed)

4.In the Device Manager window, click the + next to the Network adapters folder.

The selection expands to show the list of installed network adapter cards.

5.Right click on the AT-2716POEadapter and selectUpdate Driver.

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The Welcome to the Hardware Update Wizardwindow opens, as shown in Figure 14.

Figure 14. Welcome to Hardware Update Wizard Window

6.Click No, not this time to copy the driver software from your PC.

7.Click Next.

The Second New Found Hardware Wizard Window opens, as shown in Figure 15.

Figure 15. Hardware Update Wizard Window

8. Click Install from a list or specified location (Advanced).

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9.Click Next.

10.If you are prompted to specify the location of the software driver, click Browse (do not use the text field) and locate the path.

After you install the driver software, you can modify the configuration properties. See Chapter 7, “Setting Advanced Properties” on page 61.

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Uninstalling the Driver Software

Caution

Before uninstalling the Allied Telesis device, be sure to capture all Advanced Property settings because the properties are lost during the uninstall process.

To uninstall the adapter software from your system, perform the following procedure:

1. Start your Windows XP system and log in.

Note

You must have Administrator privileges to remove the driver software.

2.Right click on My Computer and then selectProperties from the menu.

The Device Manager Window opens. It is shown in Figure 13 on page 35.

3.In the Device Manager window, click the + next to the Network adapters folder.

The selection expands to show the list of installed network adapter cards.

4.Right-clickon the adapter to be removed and selectUninstall. A Confirm Device Removal window opens.

5.Click OK to complete the uninstall.

Note

Not all of the driver files are removed as part of this procedure.

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Chapter 4

Installing the Windows Vista and Windows 7

NDIS Driver Software

This chapter describes how to install the Windows Vista and Windows 7 driver software for the AT-2716POEadapter. The installation procedures are identical for the32-bitand64-bitWindows Operating systems.

This chapter contains the following sections:

“Installing the Driver Software” on page 40

“Uninstalling the Driver Software” on page 44

Note

To set Advanced Properties, see Chapter 7, “Setting Advanced Properties” on page 61.

Note

After NDIS driver installation AT-2716POEVlan Configuration software must be installed to complete the bridging function of the adapter, refer to Chapter 5 for details

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Installing the Driver Software

After you physically install an AT-2716POEadapter and turn on the computer, the system detects the new hardware and asks for a software driver when the Windows operating system first boots up. Shortly after you log in, you need to install the driver software. To install or update the driver software, you must have administrative privileges.

To obtain the latest AT-2716POEadapter software drivers, go to the Allied Telesis website atwww.alliedtelesis.com/support/software. For specific instructions, see “Where to Find Management Software Updates and Product Information” on page 11.

To install the Windows Vista or Windows 7 Operating System driver software, do the following:

Note

The adapter must be physically installed in your system before you install the driver software. For specific instructions, see Chapter 2, “Installing the Hardware” on page 17.

Opening the 1. Start a Windows operating system and log in.

Device Manager

2.To select the Device Manager, select Start ->All Programs->Accessories->Run. From the Start Menu, selectRun.

The Run window is displayed. See Figure 16.

Figure 16. Run Window

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