Abocom WUG2660 User Manual

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802.11b+g Wireless LAN

USB Adapter

User’s Manual

REGULATORY STATEMENTS

FCC Certification

The United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and the Canadian Department of Communications have established certain rules governing the use of electronic equipment.

Part15, Class B

This device complies with Part 15 of FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

1)This device may not cause harmful interface, and

2)This device must accept any interface received, including interface that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that

interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the distance between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

CAUTION:

1)To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, a separation distance of at least 20 cm must be maintained between the antenna of this device and all persons.

2)This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

Table of Contents

 

INTRODUCTION ...................................................................................................

1

FEATURES ..............................................................................................................

1

SOFTWARE INSTALLATION.............................................................................

2

STEP 1: INSTALL THE DRIVER & UTILITY................................................................

2

HARDWARE INSTALLATION............................................................................

5

WINDOWS 2000/XP ...............................................................................................

5

WINDOWS 98/ME...................................................................................................

6

NETWORK CONNECTION .................................................................................

8

IN WINDOWS 98SE/ME..........................................................................................

8

IN WINDOWS 2000/XP .........................................................................................

11

IP ADDRESS .........................................................................................................

13

Configuration Utility .............................................................................................

14

STATION...............................................................................................................

16

ACCESS POINT......................................................................................................

24

Appendix ................................................................................................................

30

SOFT AP CONFIGURATION....................................................................................

30

INTRODUCTION

The 802.11b+g Wireless LAN USB Adapter is designed for a USB type A port of a laptop or desktop computer for creating a wireless workstation. It is USB 2.0 compliant which connects to any available USB port on a notebook or desktop computer.

The 802.11b+g Wireless LAN USB Adapter complies with IEEE 802.11g standard that offers a data rate up to 54Mbps in a wireless LAN environment. It is backward compliant with IEEE 802.11b specification. The high-speed wireless network card can plug into your notebook or desktop PC and accesses to the LAN or peer-to-peer networking easily without wires or cables. Whether you’re at your desk or in the boardroom, it allows you to share printers, files, and other network resources.

Features

Complies with IEEE 802.11g standard for 2.4GHz Wireless LAN USB 2.0 compliant

USB Plug & Play

Interoperable with existing network infrastructure Secure information transmission

Freedom to roam while staying connected

Compatible with specialty wireless products and services Up to 54 Mbps data rate

Antenna is built in the card with LED indication Low power consumption

Easy to install and configure

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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION

Step 1: Install the Driver & Utility

For Windows 98, 2000, ME and XP users

Caution!

Do not insert the wireless LAN adapter into your computer until the procedures in “ Install the Driver& Utility” have been performed.

1.Exit all Windows programs. Insert the included CD-ROM into your computer. The CD-ROM will run automatically.

2.When the Main Menu screen appears, click “ Driver & Utility

Installation” to continue.

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3.When the Welcome screen appears, click Next to continue.

4.The installation program will start running automatically. Follow the on-screen instruction to proceed.

5.Click Finish to complete the software installation.

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HARDWARE INSTALLATION

Windows 2000/XP

Note: Before you install the device to your computer, make sure you have installed the driver and utility as described in the previous section.

Windows XP

1.Locate your USB host and insert the USB Adapter.

2.Once the device has been inserted to your computer, Windows will detect the new hardware.

3.When the following screen appears, select

Install the software automatically (Recommended).

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4.Click Continue Anyway Finish to complete the hardware installation.

Windows 2000

Insert the USB adapter into the USB port of your computer and then click Yes to complete the hardware installation.

Windows 98/ME

In Window 98/ME, you only have to insert the USB adapter into the USB port of your computer to complete the hardware installation.

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Verify

To verify if the device exists in your computer and is enabled, go to Start Settings Control Panel System ( Hardware) Device Manager. Expand the Network Adapters category. If the 802.11b+g USB Wireless LAN Adapter is listed here, it means that your device is properly installed and enabled.

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NETWORK CONNECTION

Once the device driver is well installed, a network setting described in the following should be also established.

In Windows 98SE/ME

1. Go to Start Settings Control Panel Network.

2.Make sure that all the required components are installed. If any

components are missing, click on the Add button to add them in.

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