Belkin BASIC F7D1101AK User Manual

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Product Specifications

Host Interface: USB 2..0

Operating Temperature: 32–140degrees F(0–60degrees C) Storage Temperature:-4–176degrees F(-20–80degrees C)

Humidity: Max.. 90% (non-condensing)Typical Operating Range: Up to 1,000 ft..**

*NOTE: The standard transmissionrate—150Mbps—isthe physical data rate.. Actual data throughput will be lower..

**Wireless performance may vary depending on the networking environment..





(a) Protective Cap


The cap is provided to protect the USB connector



during transportation.. Remove the cap before inserting





the Adapter to your computer’s USB port..








(b) Power/Activity LED





Lights when the Adapter is powered on and flashes when it is active..





(c) USB Connector













Part of the Adapter that fits into your computer’s USB port..





System Requirements

Package Contents

PC-compatiblelaptop with one available USB 2.0bus-powerport

• Basic Wireless USB Adapter

• Windows® XP with SP2 or later, Windows Vista®, or Windows 7

• Quick Installation Guide


• CD with Installation Software and User Manual


Installing and Setting up the Adapter

A.. Installation Process for Windows Vista and 7

NOTE: For information on updated drivers, please visit the Belkin website


A..1 Insert the Installation Software CD into yourCD-ROMdrive..A..2 Click “Next” to begin the installation process..

Note: If the Belkin Wireless Card Installer screen does not appear within 20 seconds, access yourCD-ROMbydouble-clickingon the “My Computer” icon; thendouble-clickon theCD-ROMdrive into which the installation CD has been placed.. If the Installer does not start automatically,double-clickon the icon named “Installer..exe”..


Installing and Setting up the Adapter

A..3 The InstallShield Wizard will start the installation process..

A..4 A window may appear showing the message, “Windows can’t verify the publisher of this driver software”.. This DOES NOT indicate a problem.. Our software has been fully tested and is compatible with this operating system.. Click on “Install this driver software anyway” to continue..


Installing and Setting up the Adapter

A..5 When prompted, plug in your Adapter..

A..6 When the installation completes, you will see the followingpop-upmessage on your Windows taskbar..


Installing and Setting up the Adapter

A..7 Click “Finish” to restart your computer..

A..8 To connect to the Internet, open the Network and Sharing Center by first opening the Control Panel from the “Start” menu..


Installing and Setting up the Adapter

A..9 In the Control Panel, click on “View network status and tasks”..

A.10 In the Network and Sharing Center, click on “Connect to a network”..


Installing and Setting up the Adapter

A..11 In the next screen, select an available wireless network and click “Connect”..

A..12 Your Adapter will attempt to connect to the selected network..


Installing and Setting up the Adapter

A..13 Depending on the security settings of your wireless network, you may be prompted to enter a network security key or a passphrase.. Click “Connect” after you have done so..

A..14 After connecting to the network, you can choose to save this network and connect automatically when your Adapter is in range..