1 ® IMPORTANT: Do not install the Adapter into your PC until instructed to do so or the setup will not work. A Division of Cisco Systems, Inc. A B C D Package Contents • • • • • Wireless-G PCI Adapter with SpeedBooster External Antenna Setup Wizard CD-ROM User Guide on CD-ROM Quick Installation and Registration Card 2.4 GHz Wireless-G 802.11g PCI Adapter with SpeedBooster Quick Installation Wireless Model No. Model No. WMP54GS Install the Adapter’s Software E Insert the Setup Wizard CDROM into your CD-ROM drive. The Setup Wizard should run automatically, and the Welcome screen should appear. If it does not, click the Start button and choose Run. In the field that appears, enter D:\setup.exe (if “D” is the letter of your CD-ROM drive). To install the Adapter, click Install on the Welcome screen. Read the License Agreement, and click Next to continue the installation. If you click Cancel, you will end the installation. The Wireless Mode screen will appear. Click the Infrastructure Mode radio button if you want to connect to a wireless router or access point. Click the AdHoc Mode radio button if you want to connect to another wireless device directly without using a wireless router or access point. If you chose Ad-Hoc Mode, select the operating channel that is used in your network from the Channel drop-down menu. Select the Network Mode from the drop-down menu. Keep the default setting, Mixed Mode, if you have Wireless-G and Wireless-B devices in your network. Select G-Only Mode if you have only Wireless-G devices in your network. A E Then click Next. F If your network has the wireless security disabled, keep the default, Disabled, and proceed to Step J. F C G In the SSID field, enter the name used for your wireless network. The default setting is linksys (all lowercase). Then click Next. If you chose Infrastructure Mode, go to Step F now. D If your network has WEP encryption enabled, then select the level of WEP encryption, 64-bit or 128-bit. Enter a Passphrase, and the WEP key will be automatically generated. G 2 K If you want to manually enter the WEP key, leave the Passphrase field blank and enter the WEP key in the WEP Key field. Then click Next. H I If your network uses WPA Personal, select TKIP or AES Encryption and enter a Passphrase of 8-63 characters. Click Next. E K H L After the files have been successfully copied, the Congratulations screen will appear. Click Exit. L If your network uses WPA2 Personal, enter a Passphrase of 8-63 characters. Click Next. 2 I J D For Windows 2000 users, a screen stating that a digital signature was not found may appear. This software has been tested and found to work properly with Windows 2000. Click Yes to continue the installation. The Setup Wizard will ask you to review your settings before it starts to copy files. Click Next to save these settings, or click Back to change any settings. A B C J Install the Adapter Power off your desktop PC. Open your PC case, and locate an available PCI slot on the motherboard. Check with your computer manufacturer for instructions. Slide the 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. F G H After the Adapter is set firmly in place, secure its fastening tab to your PC’s chassis with a mounting screw. Then close your PC case. Attach the external antenna to the Adapter’s antenna port and position it straight up. Power on your desktop PC. For Windows 2000 users, a screen stating that a digital signature was not found may appear. The Adapter has been tested and found to work properly with Windows 2000. Click Yes. After the Adapter is installed, the Wireless Network Monitor icon will appear in the system tray at the bottom righthand corner of your screen. NOTE: Double-click the icon if you want to check the link information, search for available wireless networks, or make additional configuration changes. Congratulations! The installation of the Wireless-G PCI Adapter with SpeedBooster is complete. C E ® A Division of Cisco Systems, Inc. For additional information or troubleshooting help, refer to the User Guide on the Setup CDROM. You can also call or e-mail for further support. 24-hour Technical Support 800-326-7114 (toll-free from US or Canada) E-mail Support email@example.com Website http://www.linksys.com or http://support.linksys.com RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) http://www.linksys.com/support FTP Site ftp://ftp.linksys.com Sales Information 800-546-5797 (800-LINKSYS) Linksys is a registered trademark or trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries. Copyright © 2005 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. WMP54GS-QI-50215 BW Model No.