Installing a Linksys Wireless Notebook Adapter in

Installing a Linksys Wireless Notebook Adapter in Windows XP
Do not connect the Linksys notebook adapter to your computer
until after you complete the software installation.
Note: Do not use the Setup Wizard shipped with the notebook card. It is used only for earlier versions
of Windows.
Installing the notebook adapter:
Note: The screens may vary slightly from those presented below, depending on when you purchased
your USB adapter and what version of the setup wizard it includes.
1. Turn off your notebook computer.
2. Slide the notebook adapter card with the label side up into the PC Card slot.
3. Restart your notebook computer.
4. Windows XP will detect your new hardware. Insert the Setup CD into your CD-ROM drive.
5. Select Install the software automatically (Recommended) and click Next.
6. If a window displays and refers to the compatibility with Windows XP, click Continue
Anyway.
7. Click Finish when Windows has finished installing the driver.
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8. Double-click the Wireless Network Connection icon that displays in the bottom right taskbar
after you have installed the PC Card.
9. Select your network from those listed under "Choose a wireless network" and click Connect.
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10. Select Allow me to connect to the selected wireless network, even though it is not
secure and select Connect.
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Note: This screen displays only if you have not previously enabled security for your home
network. If you are setting up your home network for the first time, this screen will display.
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11. If your network connection is active, an icon displays in the lower right taskbar. Double-click
the icon to display the status of your network connection.
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