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4800B Series PC Card
Wireless LAN Adapter
Quick-Start Guide
PC4810B, PC4820B
DOC-710-005315-A0
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4800B Series PC Card Wireless LAN Adapter
Quick-Start Guide
Introduction: Aironet 4800B Series
PC Card Wireless LAN Adapter
Overview
The Aironet 4800B Series PC Card Wireless LAN Adapter lets
you connect to your network through a wireless connection. You
use the Wireless LAN Adapter Utilities to manage card settings,
check connectivity, and estimate system range.
Before you begin Installation
Before installing the network driver software, obtain the
following information from your MIS department:
• Your Wireless Client Name
• Your Wireless SSID
• For Windows 98 networking, your computer name and
workgroup name
• For your network account, your user name and password
• Your IP address (unless using a DHCP server)
Installation Requirements
Before you begin installation, make sure that you have the
following items:
• The Aironet 4800B Series Wireless LAN Adapter
• The Aironet 4800 Series CD for your operating system
If either of these items is missing from the Aironet 4800B Series
Card package, contact your PC card supplier.
You also need a computer with a PCMCIA Type II or III slot to
use the Aironet 4800B Series PC Card Wireless LAN Adapter.
This Guide is arranged according to Operating Systems. If your
operating system is:
Windows 98 ....... ...... see page 2
Windows 95 ....... ...... see page 4
Windows NT 4.0 ...... see page 7
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Installing the Aironet 4800B Series
PC Card Wireless LAN Adapter
Follow the instructions below to install the Aironet 4800B Series
Wireless LAN Adapter.
This Quick-Start Guide is arranged according to Operating
Systems. If your operating system is:
Windows 98 ....... ...... see page 2
Windows 95 ....... ...... see page 4
Windows NT 4.0 ...... see page 7
Installing in Windows 98
1. Remove all PC Cards from your computer and turn it
on.
2.
Hold the Aironet 4800B Series Wireless LAN Adapter
with the label facing up, and insert the card into the slot,
applying just enough pressure to make sure it is fully
seated.
Note: The PC Card slot will be on the left or right side
of the computer, depending on the model.
Caution: Do not force the PC Card into the slot or you
may bend the pins inside the slot.
Windows 98 automatically detects the Aironet 4800B
Series PC Card Wireless LAN Adapter, briefly opens a
New Hardware Found window, and starts collecting
information for a driver information database.
When Windows 98 is ready to configure the new
hardware, it opens the Add New Hardware Wizard
dialog box. The dialog box states that Windows will
search for new drivers for the Aironet-PC4800.
3.
Click “Next.” A dialog box appears asking what you
want Windows to do.
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4.
Select “Search for the best driver for your device
(Recommended)” and click “Next.”
5.
Select “CD-ROM drive,” unselect all the other options,
insert the Aironet 4800B Series for Windows 98 CD,
and click “Next.”
Note: If your computer doesn’t have a CD-ROM drive,
go to the Aironet website (www.aironet.com) and
download the drivers for your computer’s operating
system. Copy the drivers to a 3.5” floppy disk and use
the floppy disk in place of the CD.
After the hardware wizard finds the installation files on
the CD, it displays the search results: “Windows driver
file search for the device: PC4800B DS Wireless
PCMCIA LAN Adapter.”
6.
Click “Next” to copy the required files.
During the installation, you may be prompted with
dialog boxes asking you to enter a path to the required
Windows 98 files.
If the Windows 98 files are installed on your computer,
the Windows 98 files will be located in the folder
C:\Windows\Options\Cabs. Click “OK” to copy the
required files.
If Windows 98 prompts for the Windows CD, insert the
Windows 98 CD into your CD-ROM drive. If your CDROM drive is drive D, the path in the dialog box should
be D:\WIN98. Click "OK" to copy the required files.
7.
The Add New Hardware Wizard window appears stating
that Windows has finished installing the software that
your new hardware device requires.
8.
Click “Finish.”
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9.
The Systems Settings Change window states: “To finish
setting up your new hardware, you must restart your
computer. Do you want to restart your computer now?”
Remove the CD and click “Yes” to reboot the computer.
10. When the computer restarts, double-click the My
Computer icon on your desktop.
11. In the My Computer window, double-click the Control
Panel icon.
12. In the Control Panel window, double-click the Network
icon.
13. Select the PC4800 DS Wireless PCMCIA LAN
Adapter. Click the Properties button.
14. On the PC4800 DS Wireless PCMCIA LAN Adapter
Properties window, click the Advanced tab.
15. In the Advanced window, select Client Name. Type
your computer’s unique client name in the Value dialog
box.
16. Select SSID. Type your Access Point’s SSID in the
Value dialog box. Click OK.
17. In the Network window, click OK.
The driver installation is complete.
Installing in Windows 95
1. Remove all PC Cards from your computer and turn it
on.
2.
Hold the Aironet 4800B Series PC Card Wireless LAN
Adapter with the label facing up. Insert the card into the
PC card slot and apply just enough pressure to make
sure it is fully seated.
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Note: The PC Card slot will be on the left or right side
of the computer, depending on the model.
Caution: Do not force the PC Card into the slot or you
may bend the pins inside the slot.
Windows 95 automatically detects the Aironet 4800B
Series PC Card Wireless LAN Adapter, briefly opens a
New Hardware Found window, and starts collecting
information for a driver information database.
When Windows 95 is ready to configure the new
hardware, it opens the Update Device Driver Wizard
dialog box. The dialog box states that Windows will
complete the installation of the Aironet-PC4800.
3.
Insert the Aironet 4800 Series for Windows 95 and
Windows NT CD and click Next.
Note: If your computer doesn’t have a CD-ROM drive,
go to the Aironet website (www.aironet.com) and
download the drivers for your computer’s operating
system. Copy the drivers to a 3.5” floppy disk and use
the floppy disk in place of the CD.
4.
The Update Device Driver Wizard displays the
following message: “Windows was unable to locate a
driver for this device.” Click the Other Locations button.
5.
The Select Other Location window appears. Click the
Browse button.
6.
Select your CD-ROM drive and click OK. At the Select
Other Location window, click OK.
7.
The Update Device Driver Wizard window tells you that
it found the driver. Click Finish.
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8.
9.
When prompted with “Please insert the disk labeled
‘Windows 95 CD-ROM’, and then click OK”, just click
OK and do one of the following:
•
If the Windows 95 files are installed on your
computer, the Windows 95 files will be located in
the folder C:\Windows\Options\Cabs. Type
C:\Windows\Options\Cabs in the “Copy files
from:” dialog box. Click "OK" to copy the required
files.
•
If Windows 95 prompts for the Windows CD, insert
the Windows 95 CD into your CD-ROM drive. If
your CD-ROM drive is drive D, the path in the
dialog box should be D:\WIN95. Click "OK" to
copy the required files.
The Systems Settings Change window states: “To finish
setting up your new hardware, you must restart your
computer. Do you want to restart your computer now?”
Remove the CD and click “Yes” to reboot the computer.
10. When the computer restarts, double-click the My
Computer icon on your desktop.
11. In the My Computer window, double-click the Control
Panel icon.
12. In the Control Panel window, double-click the Network
icon.
13. Select the PC4800 DS Wireless PCMCIA LAN
Adapter. Click the Properties button.
14. On the PC4800 DS Wireless PCMCIA LAN Adapter
Properties window, click the Advanced tab.
15. In the Advanced window, select Client Name. Type
your computer’s unique client name in the Value dialog
box.
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16. Select SSID. Type your Access Point’s SSID in the
Value dialog box. Click OK.
17. In the Network window, click OK.
The driver installation is complete.
Installing in Windows NT 4.0
1. Remove all PC Cards from your computer and turn it
on.
2.
Hold the Aironet 4800B Series PC Card Wireless LAN
Adapter with the label facing up. Insert the card into the
PC card slot and apply just enough pressure to make
sure it is fully seated.
Note: The PC Card slot will be on the left or right side
of the computer, depending on the model.
Caution: Do not force the PC Card into the slot or you
may bend the pins inside the slot.
3.
Insert the Aironet 4800 Series for Windows 95 & NT
4.0 CD into your CD-ROM drive.
Note: If your computer doesn’t have a CD-ROM drive,
go to the Aironet website (www.aironet.com) and
download the drivers for your computer’s operating
system. Copy the drivers to a 3.5” floppy disk and use
the floppy disk in place of the CD.
4.
Right-click on the Network Neighborhood icon on your
desktop and select Properties. (If your desktop doesn’t
have a Network Neighborhood icon, open the Control
Panel, right-click the Network icon there, and select
Properties.)
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5.
Click the Adapters tab.
6.
Click “Have Disk” at the Select Network Adapter
window.
7.
Enter D:\ in the Copy files from box. (D:\ is the drive
letter of your CD-ROM drive. Your drive letter may be
different from this example.) Click OK.
8.
In the Select OEM Option box, select the “Aironet
PCI4800B PC Wireless LAN Adapter” option. Click
OK.
9.
The Aironet Wireless Communications, Inc. Adapter
Setup window appears. Click on Client Name in the left
window and enter your client name in the box in the
right window.
10. Click on the SSID in the left window and enter the SSID
in the box in the right window. Click OK.
11. Click Close.
12. When asked to shutdown and restart your computer,
remove the CD-ROM disk and click Yes.
The driver installation is complete.
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Installing the Aironet 4800B Series
PC Card Wireless LAN Adapter
Utilities
To install the WinDGS, LinkScope, and WEPkey utilities, follow
these steps:
1. Insert the Aironet 4800B Series CD for your operating
system into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.
2. Click Start > Run and type D:\utils\setup.exe where "D" is
your CD-ROM’s drive letter.
3. Follow the setup instructions on the screen to complete the
installation.
Refer to the Using the WinDGS Utilities section in the User
Guide for details on how to use each utility.
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Declarations of Conformity
Manufacturer’s Federal Communication Commission
Declaration of Conformity Statement
Models: PC4810B, PC4820B
Manufacturer:
Aironet Wireless
Communications, Inc.
3875 Embassy Parkway
Akron, OH 44333-8357
330-664-7900
This device complies with Part 15 rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2) This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the limits of a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of
the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the
equipment is operated in a residential environment. This
equipment generates, uses, and radiates radio frequency
energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur. If this
equipment does cause interference to radio or television
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reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•
Increase separation between the equipment and
receiver.
•
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from which the receiver is connected.
•
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio\TV technician.
Department of Communications—Canada
Canadian Compliance Statement
This Class B Digital apparatus meets all the requirements
of the Canadian Interference - Causing Equipment Regulations.
Cet appareil numerique de la classe B respecte les exigences du Reglement sur le material broilleur du Canada.
This device complies with RSS-210 of Industry of Canada.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) this
device may not cause harmful interference, and 2) this
device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
The device is certified to the requirements of RSS-139-1 for
2.4 GHz spread spectrum devices. The use of this device
in a system operating either partially or completely
outdoors may require the user to obtain a license for the
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system according to the Canadian regulations. For further
information, contact your local Industry Canada office.
European Telecommunication Standards Institute
Statement of Compliance
Information to User
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the European Telecommunications Standard ETS 300.328.
This standard covers Wideband Data Transmission Systems referred in CEPT recommendation T/R 10.01.
This type accepted equipment is designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the
equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance
with the instruction manual, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications.
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