HP hn220w Quick start guide

HP hn220w Quick start guide
hp digital
home networking
11 Mbps wireless
LAN PC card
hn220w
quick start guide
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The Hewlett-Packard® Company makes no warranty of any
kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited
to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for
a particular purpose.
Hewlett-Packard Company
Home Networking Solutions Organization
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Palo Alto, CA 94304
The information in this document is subject to change
without notice.
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11 Mbps wireless
LAN PC card
hn220w
Thank you for choosing the Hewlett-Packard
Digital Home Networking 11 Mbps Wireless
LAN PC Card. This quick start guide
provides easy set-up instructions. For
additional information, see the
documentation on the CD-ROM.
box contents
■
One 11 Mbps Wireless LAN PC Card
■
One transparent protective case (for storing
your PC Card when not in use)
■
One installation and documentation CD-ROM
■
One quick start guide
■
One warranty sheet
11 Mbps wireless LAN PC card
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before you begin
1 Verify that all of the box contents are
included.
2 Confirm that the laptop computer has a
CD-ROM drive, needed to install the Client
Manager and driver from the installation and
documentation CD-ROM.
installing the client manager
and driver
The Client Manager is an application used to
verify the quality of your wireless network
connection and to view or modify the
configuration settings of your Wireless LAN PC
Card. You must install the Client Manager and
driver before installing the Wireless LAN
PC Card.
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1 Turn on the computer and insert the CD-ROM
into the CD-ROM drive of the computer.
3 For instructions in English, click Install a
Product.
For non-English instructions, select a
language from the drop-down menu and
click Go.
4 The Install a Product screen appears. Click
Connect to a Wireless Network.
5 The Connect to a Wireless Network:
Overview screen appears. Click Identify
settings.
6 The Identify Settings: Type of Network screen
appears. Select Access Point and then
click NEXT.
Note: Access Point is the most common setting.
For other configurations, see the
documentation on the CD-ROM.
2 The Setup screen appears asking “What do
you want to do?”
Note: If the Setup screen does not appear, double
click My Computer. Double-click the
Compact Disc icon. Then double-click
Start.exe to display the Setup screen.
7 The Identify Settings: Network Name screen
appears. Enter your network name and then
click NEXT.
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CD-ROM for information about the Gateway
Control Panel.
Note: The network name is also known as SSID,
BSSID, or ESSID. Refer to the settings of your
wireless access point or gateway for your
network name. If you are using an HP
Wireless Gateway or HP Wireless Network
Access Point and have not changed the
default, the network name (SSID) is
“hpinvent”.
8 The Identify Settings: Security screen
appears. If you have not enabled WEP
encryption on your access point or gateway,
leave the security settings as Off (default).
If you have enabled WEP encryption, select
On (Alphanumeric key) or On
(Hexadecimal key). Then enter the WEP
encryption key in the boxes provided.
Note: If you are using an HP Wireless Gateway
and have enabled WEP encryption, select
On (Hexadecimal key). The encryption
key can be found on the wireless tab of the
Gateway Control Panel. See the user’s guide
on the HP Wireless Gateway (hn200w)
The Encrypt data with selection is
automatically set as Key 1. If you have
designated a different key for your network,
select the appropriate key from the dropdown list.
Then click NEXT.
9 The Identify Settings: Advanced Settings
screen is displayed. This screen enables you
to turn the PC Card power management on
or off. Power management slightly reduces
card performance in exchange for enhanced
battery life of the laptop computer. (See the
documentation on the CD-ROM for more
information.)
Power Management is automatically set to
Off (default). To turn on power
management, select On.
After making a selection, click NEXT.
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10 The Connect to a Wireless Network-Overview screen appears. Click Install
Driver and Client Manager. The
computer operating system automatically
finds and installs the correct driver and Client
Manager from the CD-ROM.
installing the wireless
LAN PC card
11 If the wizard asks permission to restart the
computer, select Yes, then click Finish. If
the wizard does not appear, restart the
computer.
2 Insert the Wireless LAN PC Card into the PC
card slot on the computer.
1 Verify that the computer is turned on and the
CD-ROM is in the CD-ROM drive of the
computer.
12 When the computer restarts, continue with
the instructions to install the Wireless LAN
PC Card.
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3 The computer operating system automatically
recognizes the new Wireless LAN PC Card
and confirms it with a confirmation message.
If a Files Needed or Cannot find Driver
screen appears, see the “troubleshooting”
section.
4 The Add/Edit Configuration Profile screen
appears. If you wish to customize your
settings, see the documentation on your
CD-ROM for instructions. If you do not wish
to customize the settings, click OK. You are
now ready to use your Wireless LAN
PC Card.
registering the wireless
LAN PC card
Make sure you register your product with HP
after the installation process is complete. Enter
the following into the address window of your
Web browser (such as Internet Explorer or
Netscape):
http://register.hp.com
Then press Enter.
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ORiNOCO™ client manager
icon
A green ORiNOCO Client Manager icon is
automatically installed in the Windows System
Tray. This icon is located in the recessed area at
the right end of the Windows status bar.
troubleshooting
If a Files Needed screen or Cannot find Driver
screen appears when you insert the Wireless
LAN PC Card, perform the following steps:
1 Click Browse.
2 Navigate to the CD-ROM drive and doubleclick Drivers.
3 Double-click your computer operating system.
Double-click this icon to access Client Manager.
Refer to the documentation on the
CD-ROM for further instructions.
4 Double-click PC_card (this step may not be
needed with some operating systems).
5 Double-click the driver name displayed.
6 Click OK.
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accessing additional
documentation
product and support
information
1 Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM driver
of the computer.
■
HP Customer Care: (208) 323-2551;
http://www.hp.com/cposupport
2 Click Find Information.
■
Online product information and technical
support: http://www.hp.com/go/
homenetworking
(includes a home networking tutorial, FAQs,
and other information)
3 Click User Guides.
4 Click Client Adapters.
5 Click the document you wish to view.
Note: Keep the CD-ROM in a safe place for
future use.
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