Buffalo Technology AirStation WLI-CB-AG108HP User Manual

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User Manual

AirStation Dual A&G

Draft-N Wireless Notebook Adapter




Thanks for buying the WLI-CB-AG108HPWireless CardBus Client. This wireless notebook adaptor lets you connect your notebook PC to wireless networks that follow the wireless a, wireless b, or wireless g standards. We hope you enjoy using it as much as we did making it.

System Requirements

A compatable A, B, or G band access point.

A PC running Windows XP, 2000, ME, or 98se, with an open CardBus slot.

Package Contents


Utility CD with Manual

Quick Setup Guides

Warranty Statement

Getting Started

Don’t insert the AirStation card into your computer’s cardbus slot yet. First, install the drivers:

Insert the AirNavigator CD into the CD-ROMdrive of your computer. The AirNavigator Setup Wizard should launch automatically.

To launch the AirNavigator Setup Wizard manually, click

Start, then Run. Type “D:\ Setup.exe”, where D is the drive letter assigned to your CDrom.

Click OK to launch the wizard.

Installing Wireless Drivers

Select Install Wireless Drivers.

Installing Wireless Drivers

Click Next to install a driver for the CardBus.

Select Agree and clickNext.

A window will appear prompting you to insert the Wireless CardBus Adapter. Firmly insert the AirStation Card into a CardBus slot on your notebook.

Installing Wireless Drivers

When the ‘Found New Hardware Wizard’ launches, click Next to run the wizard.

If the ‘Digital Signature Not Found’ page opens, click Yes.

When the Wireless CardBus Adapter is successfully installed, click Finish. Restart your computer if prompted.

Connecting Wireless Clients to your Network

Buffalo supports three different methods for connecting your wireless client device to your network.

If your AP supports it, use the simple, utterly secure AOSS to connect. Install the Client Manager from your AirNavigator CD (next page) and then turn to page 10.

You may also use the Client Manager software from your AirNavigator CD to configure your network manually. See page 14 for more on Client Manager.

If you’re running Windows XP on your PC, you may use its built-inZero Configuration tool to connect to your router/AP. See page 21 for more on Zero Configuration.

Client Manager

Client Manager can be used to survey and connect to available access points, configure WPA/WEP encryption, and create connection profiles.

Note: When Client Manager is installed, Windows XP Wireless Zero Configuration is automatically disabled.

Installing Client Manager

Insert the AirNavigator CD into the CDROM drive of you computer. If the Air Navigator Setup Wizard does not launch automatically, launch it manually by clicking Start and thenRun. EnterD:\ Setup.exe in the dialog box that appears.

Click OK. Select Install Wireless Client Manager.

Client Manager

Once the Client Manager Installer launches, click Next.

Press Agree to accept the license agreement and continue installation.

Client Manager

Click OK when Client Manager installation is complete.

Press Exit Setup to exit AirNavigator.

Client Manager is now installed and running in your systray. Right-clickon its icon (the black antenna) to use it.

Turn to pages 11 - 13 for instructions on using AOSS to automatically configure your network. Turn to page 14 for instructions on using Client Manager tomanually configure your network.