Quick Installation

QUICK INSTALLATION GUIDE
RangePlus Wireless PCI Adapter
Model:
Package Contents
WMP110
• RangePlus Wireless PCI Adapter
• Setup Wizard CD-ROM
• User Guide on CD-ROM
• Quick Installation Guide
• Two (2) Antennas WMP110
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Setup for Windows XP or 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Setup for Windows Vista . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
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1 Installation
The Adapter is installed and set up using the Setup Wizard on the
enclosed Setup Wizard CD.
IMPORTANT: Do not install the Adapter in your computer
until you are instructed to do so, or the Adapter will not install
correctly.
A. Insert the Setup Wizard CD into
your CD-ROM drive.
Insert the CD-ROM
NOTE: Windows or other personal firewalls may ask for
permission to run the software or program. You will need to allow
the software to run in order to continue.
B. The Welcome screen appears.
Click the Click Here to Start
button.
Click Here to Start
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C. Read the License Agreement,
and select I accept the terms in
the License Agreement.
Click Next to continue the
installation.
License Agreement
D. Before connecting the PCI
Adapter to your PC, make sure
that your desktop PC is powered
down.
Power Down the Desktop PC
E. Open your PC case and locate
an available PCI slot on the
motherboard. Check with your
computer manufacturer for
instructions.
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F. Slide the PCI Adapter into the
PCI slot. Make sure that all of
its pins are touching the slot's
contacts. You may have to apply
a bit of pressure to slide the
adapter all the way in. After the
adapter is firmly in place, secure
its fastening tab to your PC's
chassis with a mounting screw.
Then, close your PC
Insert the Adapter
G. Attach the two (2) external
antennas to the adapter’s
antenna ports.
H. Power on your desktop PC.
Attach the Antennas
Congratulations! Installation is complete.
I. If your computer runs Windows XP or 2000, proceed to “Section 2:
Setup for Windows XP or 2000”.
If your computer runs Windows Vista, proceed to “Section 3: Setup for
Windows Vista”.
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Setup for Windows XP or 2000
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2 Setup for Windows XP or 2000
The Adapter supports, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, a feature that makes it easy to
set up your wireless network.
If the Available Wireless Networks
screen appears, your router does not
support this feature. Proceed to the
“No Wi-Fi Protected Setup” section.
Available Wireless Networks
If the Connect to a Network screen
appears, the Adapter detects a
router that supports Wi‑Fi Protected
Setup. Proceed to the “Wi-Fi
Protected Setup” section.
Connect to a Network
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No Wi-Fi Protected Setup
From the Available Wireless Networks screen, you can launch one of the two
setup methods.
If your network appears on the Available Wireless Networks screen, proceed
to step A. If your network does not appear on the Available Wireless
Networks screen, click Advanced Setup and follow the on-screen prompts.
A. On the Available Wireless
Networks screen, the available
networks are listed in the table.
Select your network, and then
click Connect.
Available Wireless Networks
B. If your network does not use wireless security, proceed to the “Wireless
Security Disabled” section. If your network uses wireless security,
proceed to the Wireless Security Enabled” section.
Wireless Security Disabled
A. Click Connect Anyway.
Click Connect Anyway
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B. Click Finish.
Congratulations
C. The Status screen of the Wireless
Network Monitor appears the
first time you run the Setup
Wizard. To exit the Monitor, click
the X in the upper right corner.
Connected to the Network
NOTE: After the Adapter is installed, the Wireless Network
Monitor screen opens, and its icon appears in your computer’s
system tray. Double-click the icon to open the Monitor if you
want to find available wireless networks or change the Adapter’s
configuration. For detailed information on the Monitor, refer to
the User Guide on the CD-ROM.
Congratulations! Setup is complete.
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Wireless Security Enabled
A. If your network has wireless security, you will see one of these wireless
security screens. Follow the instructions for the screen you see.
WPA2-Personal Key Needed for Connection
1. Enter the Passphrase (also
called a pre-shared key) of your
wireless network. It must have
8-63 characters.
2. Click Connect and go to step B.
WPA2-Personal Key Needed for Connection
WPA-Personal Key Needed for Connection
1. Enter the Passphrase (also
called a pre-shared key) of your
wireless network. It must have
8-63 characters.
2. Click Connect and go to step B.
WPA-Personal Key Needed for Connection
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WEP Key or Passphrase Needed for Connection
1. Enter the Passphrase or WEP
Key.
Passphrase The Passphrase
is case-sensitive and must
have 16 or fewer alphanumeric
characters.
WEP Key For 64-bit encryption,
enter 10 hexadecimal characters
(“0” to “9” and “A” to “F”). For
128-bit encryption, enter 26
hexadecimal characters.
WEP Key or Passphrase Needed for
Connection
2. Click Connect and go to step B.
B. On the Congratulations screen,
click Finish.
Congratulations
C. The Status screen of the Wireless
Network Monitor appears the
first time you run the Setup
Wizard. To exit the Monitor, click
the X in the upper right corner.
Connected to the Network
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NOTE: After the Adapter is installed, the Wireless Network
Monitor screen opens, and its icon appears in your computer’s
system tray. You can double-click the icon to open the Monitor
if you want to find available wireless networks or change the
Adapter’s configuration. For detailed information on the Monitor,
refer to the User Guide on the CD-ROM.
Congratulations! Setup is complete.
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Wi-Fi Protected Setup
A. If your router supports Wi-Fi
Protected Setup, click Use Wi-Fi
Protected Setup.
If you are not sure whether your
router supports Wi-Fi Protected
Setup or you want to manually
connect to your router, click
Skip. Then refer to the “No Wi‑Fi
Protected Setup” section for
instructions.
Connect to a Network
B. Press the Wi-Fi Protected
Setup button on the Router.
Within two minutes, click the
Wi-Fi Protected Setup button
on this screen.
Wi-Fi Protected Setup
C. The Adapter connects to the
network.
Connecting to the Network
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D. Click Print to print out your
wireless network settings. Then
click Finish.
Congratulations
E. The Status screen of the Wireless
Network Monitor appears the
first time you run the Setup
Wizard. To exit the Monitor, click
the X in the upper right corner.
Connected to the Network
NOTE: After the Adapter is installed, the Wireless Network
Monitor screen opens, and its icon appears in your computer’s
system tray. Double-click the icon to open the Monitor if you
want to find available wireless networks or change the Adapter’s
configuration. For detailed information on the Monitor, refer to
the User Guide on the CD-ROM.
Congratulations! Setup is complete.
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Setup for Windows Vista
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3 Setup for Windows Vista
A. After you install the Adapter
correctly, the Congratulations
screen appears.
Click Finish.
Congratulations
B. The first Windows Vista Wireless
Network Configuration utility
screen appears. Select your
network, and then click
Connect.
Select Network
C. If your network has no wireless
security, this screen appears.
If your network has wireless
security, go to step D.
To connect to your unsecured
network, click Connect Anyway
and go to step F.
Unsecured Network
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D. Enter the security key, WEP key,
or passphrase (also known as a
pre‑shared key), depending on
your type of security.
Click Connect.
E. This screen appears while
Secured Network
the Adapter connects to your
network. Do not cancel, unless
you want to end the installation.
F. This screen appears when you
Connecting to Network
are connected to your network.
Select Save this network, if you
want to save your settings.
Click Close.
Connected to Network
G. The Set Network Location screen
may appear to help apply the
correct settings for your type of
location. If it doesn’t appear, go
to step I.
Select Home, Work, or Public
location.
Select Network Location
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H. This screen varies according to
the selected location.
Click Close.
Network Settings Saved
I. The Windows Vista Wireless
Network Configuration utility
icon appears on your desktop’s
system tray.
Windows Vista Wireless Network
Configuration Utility Icon
You can use this utility to
configure or change your
wireless settings.
Wireless Connection Status
NOTE: For help with the Windows Vista Wireless Network
Configuration utility, refer to Windows Vista Help and Support, by
clicking Vista’s Start button
> Help and Support.
Congratulations! Setup is complete.
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For additional information or troubleshooting help, refer to the User Guide on the CD-ROM.
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