Buffalo Technology AirStation WLI-CB-B11 User Manual

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Quick Setup Guide

Wireless Notebook Adapter-B

WLI-CB-B11

Use this guide to quickly and easily install your Wireless Notebook Adapter. For detailed setup and confi guration information, refer to the AirStation Wireless Notebook Adapter Help, located on the Air Navigator CD.

Contents

Wireless Notebook Adapter-B

Air Navigator CD

Quick Setup Guide

Warranty Card

If any items are missing, please contact the reseller from whom you purchased this product.

System Requirements

Notebook PC with an available 32-bitCardBus slot

Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, 2003

10 MB of available disk space

802.11b or 802.11g access point (Infrastructure Mode) OR a different computer with an 802.11b or 802.11g wireless adapter (Ad-hocMode).

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Installing and Configuring the Wireless Notebook

Adapter:

Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

Step 1 Installing the

Wireless Notebook Adapter-BDrivers

Caution: Do not insert the Wireless Notebook Adapter into the notebook prior to completing the fi rst step..

Insert the Air Navigator CD into the CD-ROMdrive of the notebook. The Air Navigator Setup Wizard launches automatically. If the Air Navigator Setup Wizard does not launch automatically, launch the wizard manually by selecting Start»Run to open the Run dialog box. EnterD:\Setup. exe in the Open fi eld, where D: represents the letter assigned to theCD-ROMdrive. If another letter is assigned to the CDROM drive, your command should refl ect that difference. Click theOK button to launch the wizard.

Select Install Wireless Adapter.Click the OKbutton to begin the installation process.

Review the Software License Agreement. Click the Yes button to confi rm your agreement with the terms and continue installing the Wireless Notebook Adapter drivers. Click theNo button to abort the installation process.

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Windows XP Installation

& Configuration

Step 2 Installing the Wireless Notebook Adapter-B

Insert the Wireless Notebook Adapter, with the Buffalo logo facing up, into an available CardBus slot. CardBus slots are usually located on the left or right side of the notebook. Once the Wireless Notebook Adapter is installed correctly, the Found New Hardware Wizard will launch automatically. If the Found New Hardware Wizard does not launch, remove the Wireless Notebook Adapter

and restart the notebook. Reinsert the Wireless Notebook Adapter once the notebook has rebooted into Windows.

Select Install the software automatically. Click the Next button.

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Select the driver you want to install. If multiple drivers are listed, select the most recent driver version. Click the Next button.

If a window opens, stating that your driver does not pass Windows Logo testing, click the Continue Anyway button. When the Wireless Notebook Adapter is successfully installed, click theFinish button.Restart your notebook if prompted.

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Step 3 Configuring Wireless Zero Configuration Service

■ Note: Skip to Page 9 if you are not using Windows XP or prefer not to use Windows XP's Wireless Zero Confi guration Server. It is recommended to use Wireless Zero Confi guration if available.

If the Wireless Zero Confi guration Service is

activated, Windows will scan for available wireless access points once the Wireless Notebook Adapter is properly installed. If Windows detects one or more access points, a networking icon appears in the taskbar. One

or more wireless networks are available appears as a caption accompanying the icon.

■ Note: If the Wireless Zero Confi guration Service is not functioning, select Start » Control Panel » Administrative » Tools » Services. SelectAutomatic in the Startup type fi eld to enable the Wireless Zero Confi guration Service. The default value isAutomatic.

Right click the networking icon in the taskbar and select

View Available Wireless Networks to display a list of available wireless networks. See the next step if you need to enter an SSID network name or WEP/WPA encryption key. Select an access point network nameor SSIDand click the Connectbutton to establish a connection.

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Select a network nameor access pointand click the

Advanced button to enter an

SSID network name or WEP keyif necessary.

For more information about the

Wireless Zero Confi guration

Service, refer to the AirStation

Wireless Adapter's User

Manual.

You have fi nished installing your Wireless Notebook Adapter-B.See InstallingClient Manager to install Client Manager on your notebook. Client Manager will not function properly if the Wireless Zero Confi guration Service is activated. For more information about confi guring and operating your Wireless NotebookAdapter-Band Client Manager, refer to the AirStation Wireless NotebookAdapter-BHelp, located on the Air Navigator CD.

■ Note: Buffalo Technology recommends that users of the Wireless Zero Confi guration Service upgrade to the latest version freely available at http://www.microsoft.com

Skip to Page 9 if you are not using Windows XP or prefer not to use Windows XP's Wireless Zero Configuration Server. It is recommended to use Wireless Zero Configuration if available.

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Windows 98/ME/2000

Installation & Configuration

Step 2 Installing the Wireless Notebook Adapter -B

Insert the Wireless Notebook Adapter, with the Buffalo logo facing up, into an available CardBus slot. CardBus slots are usually located on the left or right side of the notebook. Once the Wireless Notebook Adapter is installed correctly, theFound New Hardware Wizard will launch automatically. If the Found New Hardware Wizard does not launch, remove the Wireless Notebook Adapter

and restart the notebook. Reinsert the Wireless Notebook Adapter once the notebook has rebooted into windows..

Select Search for a suitable driver for my device. Click the Nextbutton to continue to the Locate Driver Files page.

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Verify that no Optional search locationsare selected. Clear any checkboxesthat are selected.

Click the Next button to continue to theDriver Files Search

Results page.

Windows will display a driver you can use with the Wireless Notebook Adapter. Click the Next button to continue the installation process.

Windows 2000: If the Digital Signature Not Foundpage opens, informing you that no digital signature exists for the driver

you are installing, click the Yes button to continue the installation process. When the Wireless Notebook Adapter is successfully installed, click theFinish button.Restart your notebook if prompted.

You have fi nished installing your Wireless Notebook Adapter-B.SeeInstalling Client Manager to installClient Manager on your notebook.

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Installing Client Manager

■ Note: Client Manager does not function properly if the Windows XP Wireless Zero Confi guration Service is enabled.

The AirNavigator dialog boxwill open automatically. If the AirNavigator dialog box does not open automatically, select Start»Runand enter

D:\Setup.exe in the Open fieldto open the dialog box manually. D: represents the letter assigned to the CDROM drive. If another letter is assigned to the CD-ROM drive, your command should refl ect that difference. Click the OKbutton. Select Install Client Managerto launch the InstallShield Wizard.

Once the InstallShield Wizard launches, click the Next button to begin the software installation.

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Confi rm that the installation location for the software is acceptable. To select an alternate installation location, click theBrowse button and select another location. Click theNext button to continue to theSelect

Components page.

Select the components you want to install and click theNext button to continue to theStart

Copying Files page.

Click the Next button to begin copying the necessary fi les to install Client Manager.

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