ASUS USB-N10 Adapter User Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for ASUS USB-N10 Adapter User Manual PDF

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Knowing your network adapter

Package contents ... 5 Features ... 5 System Requirements ... 5 LED status indicators ... 6

Chapter 2: Installing the utilities and driver

Installing in Windows OS ... 7 Installing in Windows XP/Vista/7 OS ... 7

Installing in MAC OS ... 8 Installing in Linux OS ... 11

Chapter 3: Connecting to the wireless network

Using the WPS Wizard ... 12 Launching the WPS Wizard ... 12 Connecting via the WPS button ... 13 Connecting via the PIN code ... 14 Configuring with the WLAN utility (Infrastructure) ... 19 Configuring with the WLAN utility (Ad Hoc) ... 20

Chapter 4: Using the ASUS WLAN Control Center

Launching the ASUS WLAN Control Center ... 22 Wireless Status Icons (on the taskbar) ... 22

Using the Wireless Settings right-click menu ... 23 Using the Wireless Settings left-click menu ... 24 Using the ASUS WLAN Card Settings utilities ... 24

Launching the ASUS WLAN Card Settings screen ... 24 Status - Status ... 24 Status - Connection ... 26 Status - IP Config ... 27 Status - Ping ... 27 Config - Basic ... 28 Config - Encryption ... 29

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Config - Advanced ... 32 Profiles ... 33 About - Version Info ... 34 Link State ... 34 Exit Wireless Settings ... 35 Windows XP wireless options ... 35 Windows 7 wireless options ... 37 Setting up the XLink Mode ... 38

Chapter 5: Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting ... 41

Chapter 6: Appendices

Notices ... 43 Contact Information ... 45

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Package contents Check the following items in your ASUS EZ N Network Adapter package... 1 x ASUS USB-N10 1 x Support CD 1 x Quick Start Guide 1 x Warranty card

Features High speed networking (11n Draft) for fast download, file transfer, and media

streaming Use the WPS function for easy wireless network setup Multiple OS support: Windows, Linux, and MAC

System Requirements Before using your ASUS network adapter, your system must meet the following minimum requirements: Windows 2000/ XP (x86/x64) / Vista (x86/x64) / 7 (x86/x64), Linux (driver

source code available), Mac 10... 4/10... 5 OS USB 2... 0 port on your computer 128MB system memory or larger 750MHz processor or higher

Note: If any of the items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer...

Important: Install the utilities and driver from the support CD before using the ASUS network adapter...

Chapter 1 Knowing your network adapter

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LED status indicators The LED indicator on the ASUS network adapter indicates the status of the network adapter...

Status indicators LED Indication

ON The ASUS network adapter is connected to a wireless device...

Blinking Transmitting data via the ASUS network adapter... The blinking speed indicates the link speed...

OFF The ASUS network adapter is not connected to a wireless device...

LED status indicator

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2... Select your language and cl ick Install ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/ Driver...

Installing in Windows OS Installing in Windows XP/Vista/7 OS

To install in Windows XP/Vista/7 OS: 1... Insert the support CD into the optical drive... If Autorun is disabled, run

setup... exe from the root directory of the support CD...

3... Click Next to accept the default destination folder or click Browse to specify another path...

Chapter 2 Installing the utilities and driver

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5... When Setup is completed, click Finish to exit the installation wizard and launch the WPS Wizard...

4... The installation process takes several seconds... When prompted, insert the network adapter into your computers USB port...

Installing in MAC OS To install in MAC OS:

1... Double click the installation icon and then click Continue...

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4... Click Agree to continue with the installation... Click Continue...

2... Care fu l l y read the Important Information ... When done, cl ick Continue...

3 ... Se lec t the language f rom the dropdown list... Click Continue...

5... Select the destination for the driver... Click Continue...

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6... Click Install...

7... When prompted, key in your password...

8... Click Continue Installation on the confirmation message...

8... Click Restart to complete the installation process...

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Installing in Linux OS To install in Linux OS: Refer to the README text file in the Linux zipped file included in the support

CD...

Note: Obtain the Linux driver source code from the support CD, and build the driver for the Linux OS that you are using...

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Using the WPS Wizard WPS Wizard is a utility that allows you to easily set up your wireless network...

Launching the WPS Wizard To launch the WPS Wizard:

1... From the Windows taskbar, right- click the WLAN icon , then select WPS...

You can also click Start > ASUS Utility > WLAN Card > WPS Wizard to launch the WPS Wizard...

2... The WPS Wizard appears... Select the method that you want to use to connect to the network...

Chapter 3 Connecting to the wireless network

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Connecting via the WPS button 1... From the WPS Wizard, select Use the WPS button... Click Next...

2... Press the WPS button on the router...

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3... The network adapter searches for the wireless router... When done, click Next and follow the succeeding onscreen instructions...

Connecting via the PIN code 1... From the WPS Wizard, select Use the PIN code... Click Next... 2... Select the router that you want to connect to...

Note: If WPS configuration failed, move your computer closer to the router then try again...

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3... Click Next... Key in the eight-digit PIN code from the label posted on the router or from the router's web user interface...

4... Assign a name to your network... When done, click Next...

5... Use the auto-generated passphrase as your networks security key or manually assign a passphrase containing between 8 and 63 characters... Click Next...

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To configure the advanced security settings, click Show advanced network security options... Select the Security Method and manually key in your Security key or passphrase...

6... Wait until the WPS Wizard finishes applying the wireless settings...

7... Installation is completed... Click Save or print settings for future reference or Save settings to a USB flash drive to add other devices to the network... Click Finish to close the WPS Wizard...

Note: For more details on adding devices to the network using a USB flash drive, refer to the section Adding network devices using a USB flash drive...

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Adding network devices using a USB flash drive With the WPS Wizard utility, you can add devices to your network using a USB flash drive...

To add network devices using a USB flash drive: 1... In the WPS Wizard, click Save settings to a USB flash drive...

2... Insert a USB flash drive into your computer's USB port, and then select the drive from the dropdown list... When done, click Next to continue...

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3... Remove the USB flash drive from this computer, and then insert it to the computer that you want to add to the wireless network...

4... Locate SetupWireless... exe from the USB drive, and double-click to run it... Click Yes to add the computer to the wireless network...

5... Click OK to exit the Wireless Network Setup Wizard...

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Configuring with the WLAN utility (Infrastructure) Use the ASUS WLAN utility to connect with an existing wireless network...

3... Use Survey if you do not know the SSID of your access point...

4... Encryption settings must match those at the access point... Ask your network administrator about the settings if necessary... Click Apply to activate the settings...

2... C l i ck Conf ig to se t the SSID (network name) to that of your wireless AP...

1... From the Windows taskbar, right- click the WLAN icon , then select Wireless Setting...

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6... Click the Connection tab to see the signal strength... Click OK to exit the utility...

5... Click Status to view the association state... If connection is established, the Association State field shows the connection status as either Excellent Link and Connection or Good Link and Connection...

Configuring with the WLAN utility (Ad Hoc) The Network adapter supports Ad Hoc mode that allows communication between wireless stations without an AP...

2... Click Config and set the network adapter to Ad Hoc connection mode...

1... From the Windows taskbar, right- click the WLAN icon , then select Wireless Setting...

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3... Click Survey to scan for Ad Hoc nodes... Select the node you want to communicate with and press Connect...

4... If the encryption settings of your Network adapter are different from those of the other Ad Hoc nodes, you are prompted to make the encryption of the two nodes identical... Click Apply to activate the settings...

6... Click the Connection tab to view the signal strength... Click OK to exit the utility...

5... Click Status to view the association state... If connection is established, the Association State field shows the connection status as either Excellent Link and Connection or Good Link and Connection...

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Launching the ASUS WLAN Control Center ASUS WLAN Control Center is an application that makes it easier to launch WLAN applications and activate the network location settings... It starts automatically when the system boots up... When WLAN Control Center is running, you can see a Control Center icon on the Windows desktop...

To launch the ASUS WLAN Control Center, do any of the following: Click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility > WLAN Card > ASUS WLAN

Control Center... From Windows desktop, click the ASUS WLAN Control Center icon ...

The Control Center taskbar icon displays the following information: Link quality of the Network adapter (Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor, Not Linked)Link quality of the Network adapter (Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor, Not Linked) The network connection status (Blue: Connected, Gray: Not Connected)The network connection status (Blue: Connected, Gray: Not Connected)

Taskbar Icon and Status

Wireless Status Icons (on the taskbar) Excellent link quality and connected to Internet (Infrastructure) Good link quality and connected to Internet (Infrastructure) Fair link quality and connected to Internet (Infrastructure) Poor link quality and connected to Internet (Infrastructure)

Not linked but connected to Internet (Infrastructure)

Chapter 4 Using the ASUS WLAN Control Center

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Excellent link quality but not connected to Internet (Infrastructure)

Good link quality but not connected to Internet (Infrastructure)

Fair link quality but not connected to Internet (Infrastructure)

Poor link quality but not connected to Internet (Infrastructure)

Not linked and not connected to Internet (Infrastructure)

Excellent link quality and connected to Internet (Ad-Hoc)

Not linked and not connected to Internet (Ad-Hoc)

Connected to the local area network (LAN) or the Internet

Using the Wireless Settings right-click menu To use the Wireless Settings right-click menu: From the Windows desktop, right-click the WLAN icon to display the Wireless Settings right-click menu...

The menu contains the following items: Wireless Setting: Click to launch the

Wireless Setting application... Activate Configuration: Click to

choose a preset profile... Help: Click to launch the help file... WPS: Click to launch the Wi-Fi

Protected Setup Wizard... About Control Center: Shows the

version of the Control Center... Exit: Click to close the Control Center...

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Using the Wireless Settings left-click menu To use the Wireless Settings left-click menu: From the Windows desktop, left-click the WLAN icon to display the Wireless Settings left-click menu... The menu contains the following items: Wireless Radio On: Click to turn the wireless

radio ON... Wireless Radio Off: Click to turn the wireless

radio OFF... Search & Connect: Click to view theview the

properties of available access points... Wireless Option (Windows XP only): Click to

choose Windows Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) service or ASUS utilities to configure your Network adapter...

Using the ASUS WLAN Card Settings utilities Launching the ASUS WLAN Card Settings screen To launch the ASUS WLAN Card Settings screen, do any of the following:

Click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility > WLAN Card > Wireless Settings...

From the Windows taskbar, right-click the WLAN icon , then select Wireless Setting...

Status - Status The Status page provides information about the network adapter... The status fields are blank if the network adapter is not installed... To turn off the network adapter, click Disable Radio...

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Association State: Displays the connection status: Disable Hardware and Link: The network adapter is now associated

with one wireless LAN device... When operating in Infrastructure mode, this field shows the access point's MAC address that the network adapter is communicating with... When operating in Ad Hoc mode, this field shows the virtual MAC address used by computers participating in the Ad Hoc network...

No Link But No Connection : The station is trying to authenticate and associate with an access point or Ad Hoc node...

Disconnected: The network adapter is installed to the system, but not yet connected to a wireless device...

SSID: Displays the Service Set Identifier (SSID) of the device that the network adapter is either associated with or intending to join...

MAC address: Shows the hardware address of the network adapter... MAC address is a unique identifier for networking devices (typically written as twelve hexadecimal digits from 0 through 9 and A through F separated by colons, i... e... 00:E0:18:F0:05:C0)...

Current Channel: Displays the radio channel to which the network adapter is currently tuned... This number changes as the radio scans the available channels...

Current Data Rate: Displays the current data rate in megabits per second (Mbps)...

Note: For 802... 11n performance, select 40MHz bandwidth in wireless router... Channel option depends on the bandwidth that you select...

Radio State: Shows the wireless radio status: ON or OFF... Radio On: When the wireless radio is turned ON, the icon appears in

the upper left of the Status page... Radio Off: When the wireless radio is turned OFF, the icon appears in

the upper left of the Status page... Disable Radio: Click this to disable the wireless

function... Rescan: Click this button to rescan all available devices... If the current link

quality or signal strength is poor, click this button to rescan for an access point with a stronger signal strength...

Change SSID: Click this button to set the SSID to that of the AP you want to connect...

Search & Connect: Click this button to connect to an available wireless AP...

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Activate Configuration By default, auto roaming is disabled... Select Auto Roaming to allow the network adapter to switch to APs with better signal automatically... Deselect Auto Roaming if you want to connect to a specific AP using a particular profile...

Status - Connection You can view the current link statistics about the Network adapter... These statistics are updated once per second and are valid if the Network adapter is correctly installed...

Frame Sent/Received Transmitted: The number of frames that

were transmitted... Received: The number of frames that were received...

Frame Error Transmitted: The number of frames that were not successfully transmitted Received: The number of frames that were not successfully received...

Connection Quality Signal Strength/Link Quality: Shows the signal strength/link quality of the

access point or Ad Hoc node the Network adapter is currently connected to... Ratings are: Excellent, Good, Fair, and Poor...

Overall Connection Quality The overall connection quality is derived from the current signal strength... A graphic chart uses percentage to show signal quality...

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Status - IP Config IP Config tab shows all the current host and Network adapter information including host name, DNS servers, IP address, Subnet Mask and Default Gateway... Button IP Release: If you want to remove the

current IP address, click this button to release the IP address from DHCP server...

IP Renew: If you want to obtain a new IP address from DHCP server, click this button to renew the IP address...

Ping: Click this button to open Ping tab which is used to ping the devices in your network...

Note: The IP Release and IP Renew buttons can only be used on the Network adapter which gets IP address from DHCP server...

Status - Ping Click the Ping button in Status-IP Config tab to open this page... The Ping tab allows you to verify the accessibility of other computers or network devices... To ping a connection: 1... Key in the IP address of the device you

want to verify in the IP Address field... 2... To configure the ping session, assign

the ping packet size and number of packet to send, and the timeout value (in milliseconds)...

3... Click Ping...

During the ping session, the Ping button changes into a Stop button... To cancel the ping session, click the Stop button... The session field displays information on the verified connection including the roundtrip time (minimum, maximum, and average) and packets sent, received, and lost after a ping session... Click the Clear button to clear the session field...

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Config - Basic This page enables you to change the network adapter configurations... Network Type Infrastructure: Infrastructure means to

establish a connection with an access point... Once connected, the access point allows you to access wireless LAN and wired LAN (Ethernet)... The Channel field turns to Auto if the connection is based on Infrastructure...

Ad Hoc: Ad Hoc means to communicate directly with other wireless clients without using an access point... An Ad Hoc network can be setup quickly and easily without pre-planning, for example, sharing meeting notes between attendants in a meeting room...

Network Name (SSID) SSID stands for Service Set Identifier, which is a string used to identify a wireless LAN... Use the SSID to connect with a known access point... You can also enter a new SSID... If you get connected by designating the SSID, you are only to connect the AP with the SSID you assigned... If the AP is removed from the network, your network adapter does not roam automatically to other APs... SSIDs must all be printable characters and having a maximum of 32 case sensitive characters, such as Wireless...

Channel The Channel field is for setting the radio channel... Your network adapter can automatically select the correct channel to communicate with a wireless device, and the parameter is fixed to "Auto" in Infrastructure mode... The available radio channels depend on the regulations in your country... For the United States (FCC) and Canada (IC), channel 1 to 11 are supported... For Europe (ETSI), channel 1 to 13 are supported... For Japan (MKK), channel 1 to 14 are supported...

Note: Click Apply to save and activate the new configurations...

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PS Mode Constantly Awake Mode (CAM), also known as Disable Power Saving Mode, is a full powered state that yields the best performance... We recommend this mode for devices running on AC power... Max PSP/Fast PSP, which is also known as Enable Power Saving mode, periodically wakes up the system to check if there is any data being sent... We recommend this mode for devices running on battery power... Others Encryption: Click this link to show the "Encryption" tab... Advanced: Click this link to show the "Advanced" tab... In most cases, the

default values do not have to be changed... Troubleshooting: Click this link to show the Troubleshooting utility...

Config - Encryption This page enables you to configure the network adapter encryption settings... For data confidentiality in a wireless environment, IEEE 802... 11 specifies a Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) algorithm to offer transmission privacy... The WEP uses keys to encrypt and decrypt data packets... The encryption process can scramble frame bits to avoid disclosure to others... The WPA-Personal/WPA2-Personal is improved security system for 802... 11 which are developed to overcome the weakness of the WEP protocol... Network Authentication Since there is no precise bound in wireless LANs, the WLAN users need to implement certain mechanism to provide security solution... The Authentication policies in this tab provide protection of different levels such as Open, Shared, and WPA-Personal/WPA2-Personal... Open: Select this option to make the network operate on Open System mode,

which does not use an authentication algorithm... A station can authenticate with any other station or Access Point without checking for any WEP key, even if one exists...

Shared: Select this option to make the network operate on Shared key mode... In a Share Key Authentication system, four-step exchange of frames is required to validate that the station is using the same WEP Key as the access point...

WPA-Personal/ WPA2-Personal: Select this option to enable WPA Pre-Shared Key under Infrastructure mode... It enables communication between your client and APs using WPA-Personal/WPA2-Personal encryption mode...

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Data encryption For Open and Shared authentication mode, the configuration options of encryption type are Disabled and WEP... For WPA-Personal and WPA2-Personal authentication modes, Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) encryption and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption are supported... Disabled: Disable the encryption function... WEP: WEP Key is used to encrypt your data before it is transmitted... You can

only connect and communicate with wireless devices that use the same WEP keys...

TKIP: TKIP uses an encryption algorithm method that is more stringent than the WEP algorithm... It also uses existing WLAN calculation facilities to perform encryption... TKIP verifies the security configuration after the encryption keys are determined...

AES: AES is a symmetric 128-bit block encryption technique that works simultaneously on multiple network layers...

Wireless network key This option is enabled only if you select WPA-Personal or WPA2-Personal authentication mode... Select TKIP or AES in the encryption filed as encryption mode to begin the encryption proceed... 8-63 ASCII or 64-Hex value is required in this field...

Wireless Network Key (WEP) This option is configurable only if you enable WEP in Network Authentication field... The WEP Key, which is used to encrypt and decrypt data packets, is a 64 bits (5 characters) or 128 bits (13 characters) for ASCII and 64 bits (10 digits) or 128 bits (26 digits) for Hexadecimal digits...

Key Format You can select to enter Hexadecimal digits (0~9, a~f, and A~F) or ASCII characters to set up the keys to define the Key Format...

Key Length For 64 bits encryption, each key contains 10 hex digits or 5 ASCII characters... For 128 bits encryption, each key contains 26 hex digits or 13 ASCII characters... Manual assign WEP keys: For 64-bit encryption, you are required to enter

four WEP Keys... Each Key contains exactly 10 hex digits (0~9, a~f, and A~F)...

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For 128-bit encryption, you are required to enter four WEP Keys... Each Key contains exactly 26 hex digits (0~9, a~f, and A~F)...

Select one as your Default Key The Default Key field allows you specify which of the four encryption keys is to use for transmitting data over wireless LAN... You can change the default key by clicking on the downward arrow, selecting the number of the key you want to use, and clicking the Apply button... If the access point or station with which you are communicating uses the identical key by the same sequence, you can use any of the keys as the default on your network adapter... Click Apply after you have created the encryption keys, the Wireless Settings Utility uses asterisks to mask your keys...

64/128bits versus 40/104bits There are two levels of WEP Encryption: 64 bits and 128 bits... Firstly, 64 bit WEP and 40 bit WEP are the same encryption method and can interoperate in the wireless network... This lower level of WEP encryption uses a 40 bit (10 Hex character) as a secret key (set by user), and a 24 bit Initialization Vector (not under user control)... This together makes 64 bits (40 + 24)... Some vendors refer to this level of WEP as 40 bits and others refer to this as 64 bits... Our Wireless LAN products use the term 64 bits when referring to this lower level of encryption... Secondly, 104 bit WEP and 128 bit WEP are the same encryption method and can interoperate in the wireless network... This higher level of WEP encryption uses a 104 bit (26 Hex character) as a secret key (set by user), and a 24 bit Initialization Vector (not under user control)... This together makes 128 bits (104 + 24)... Some vendors refer to this level of WEP as 104 bits and others refer to this as 128 bits... Our Wireless LAN products use the term 128 bits when referring to this higher level of encryption...

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Config - Advanced Click Advanced link on Config-Basic page to show this tab... This tab allows you to set up additional parameters for the network adapter... We recommend using the default values for all items in this window... RTS Threshold (0-2347) The RTS/CTS (Request to Send/Clear to Send) function is used to minimize collisions among wireless stations... When RTS/CTS is enabled, the router refrains from sending a data frame until another RTS/CTS handshake is completed... Enable RTS/CTS by setting a specific packet size threshold... The default value (2347) is recommended... Fragmentation Threshold (256-2346) Fragmentation is used to divide 802... 11 frames into smaller pieces (fragments) that are sent separately to the destination... Enable fragmentation by setting a specific packet size threshold... If there is an excessive number of collisions on the WLAN, experiment with different fragmentation values to increase the reliability of frame transmissions... The default value (2346) is recommended for normal use... Frame Bursting Frame Bursting technology improves wireless network efficiency and boosts throughput...

Preamble Mode Long: Higher quality but with lower performance that Short mode... Short: Normal quality but with higher performance than Long mode... Auto: Uses the current mode... This is the default mode...

54g Protection 54g Protection Mode is a mechanism of prefixing each OFDM data frame with a request to send/clear to send (RTS/CTS) complimentary code keying (CCK) frame sequence... The duration fields of the RTS and CTS frames should allow the IEEE 802... 11b node to correctly set its network allocation vector and avoid collisions with the subsequent OFDM frames... Configuration options: Disable (default), Enable

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PSP Xlink mode Allows you to play PSP system-linked game over the Internet...

Note: For more details, refer to the section Setting up the XLink Mode in this user manual... You may also visit the XLink Kai website at www... teamxlink... co... uk...

Profiles This tab allows you to set up the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and configure the auto roaming and profile list... Add: Click this button to add a new profile... From the Config-Basic page, key in

the profile name, SSID, and security type... Remove: Select a profile from the profile list and click this button... The profile

will be deleted... Edit: Select a profile and click this button to modify the profile's settings from

the Config-Basic page...

Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) To set up WPS: Click WPS from the Profiles page to launch

the WPS Wizard...

Note: For more details on using WPS, refer to the section Using the WPS Wizard in this user manual...

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About - Version Info Use the Version Info tab to view program and network adapter version information... The program version information field includes the Copyright and utility version... The version information includes the NDIS version, driver name, and driver version...

Note: The screen shown above is for reference only...

Link State Network adapter Link State icon appears on the left side of the network adapter settings... Use the icon to view the current signal status...

Excellent Link Quality (Infrastructure)

Good Link Quality (Infrastructure)

Fair Link Quality (Infrastructure)

Poor Link Quality (Infrastructure)

Not linked (Infrastructure)

Excellent Link Quality (Ad-Hoc)

Not linked (Ad-Hoc)

Connnected to the local area network (LAN) or to the Internet

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2... I f you have set up encrypt ion on your access point, enter the encryption keys and click Connect... The connection is complete...

1... Double-click the wireless network icon on the Windows taskbar to view the available networks... Select the access point and click Connect...

Windows XP wireless options The wireless options window shown below is only available for Windows XP... It appears when you run the Control Center utility for the first time... Select the utility you want to use for configuring your network adapter... Only use Windows wireless function

Only use Windows XP Wireless Zero Configuration service to configure the network adapter...

Only use our WLAN utilities and disable Windows wireless function Only use ASUS WLAN utilities to configure the network adapter...

Exit Wireless Settings To exit Wireless Settings, you can click OK or Cancel...

Connecting via Windows Wireless Zero Configuration service

To connect to a wireless network via Windows Zero Configuration service:

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To set up the wireless connection properties, right-click the wireless icon on the taskbar and select Open Network Connection... Then right-click the network connection icon and select Property to open the Wireless Network Connection Status page...

1... The Genera l page shows the status, duration, speed, and signal strength... The green bars represent s ignal s t rength, wi th f ive bars indicating excellent signal and one bar indicates poor signal...

2... Select the Wireless Networks tab to show Preferred networks... Use the Add button to add the SSID of available networks and set the connection preference order with the Move up and Move down buttons... The radio tower with a signal icon identifies the currently connected access point... Cl ick Properties to set the authentication of the wireless connection...

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Windows 7 wireless options Windows 7 allows you to connect to a wireless network using the WPS function...

1... Right-click the network icon in the notification area, then select Open Network and Sharing Center... Click Connect to a network, select the access point and click Connect...

2... Key in the security key, then click OK... You may also press the WPS but ton on the access point to establish the wireless connection...

The picture below indicates that you have successfully connected to the wireless network...

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Setting up the XLink Mode Windows XP To set up the XLink mode under Windows XP: 1... Click ASUS WLAN Control Center > Config > Advanced to enable the PSP

Xlink Mode...

2... Turn on your PSP to set up the configuration... 3... Select Network Settings...

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4... Select AD Hoc Mode...

5... Select the PSP channel that you want to connect to...

6... When done, select O to save settings...

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7... Select the game that is available for system-link you want to play then start the game connection... The PSP can provide you the SSID named PSP_**** to connect...

Click ASUS WLAN control center > Survey to search the available connection...

Select PSP_**** to connect... 8... When done, click Connect...

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Troubleshooting The following troubleshooting guides provide answers to some of the more common problems, which you may encounter while installing or using network adapter products... If you encounter difficulties that are not mentioned in this section, please contact the Wireless LAN Technical Support...

Verify if the network adapter is installed correctly... When the network adapter setup is complete, you can verify if the driver has been setup properly... Right click My Computer, select Properties, and click the Device Manager tab... Then double-click the Network adapters icon... You should see 802... 11g Network Adapter with an icon of an expansion adapter... There should not be a ! or ? (problem) or x (disabled) symbol over this icon... There is a yellow exclamation mark or a yellow question mark in Device Manager in front of my network adapter... To resolve the problem, you should update/reinstall the network adapter driver... In Device Manager, right click 802... 11g Network Adapter, select Properties, and select Driver tab... Click on Update Driver button, then follow the Update Device Driver Wizard to complete the driver installation...

Cannot connect to any access points Follow the procedure below to configure your network adapter... a... Verify that the Network Type is in Infrastructure mode... b... Verify that the SSID of your network adapter is set to the same SSID of an

access point... c... Verify that the Encryption type is the same as that of an access point... If you

enabled WEP encryption, you must also set the same WEP Keys on both sides...

Cannot connect to a Station (network adapter) Follow the procedure below to configure your network adapter... a... Verify that the Network Type is in Ad Hoc mode...

Chapter 5 Troubleshooting

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b... Verify that the SSID of your network adapter is set to the same SSID of the other station (or another network adapter)...

c... Verify that the channel of the network adapter is Auto or set to the same channel of the other station (or another network adapter)...

d... Verify that the Encryption type is the same as the other station (or another network adapter)... If WEP encryption is enabled, you must set the same WEP Keys on both stations...

Bad link quality or bad signal strength There are two possible reasons: radio interference and distance: To avoid radio interference, keep the environment around the network adapter

away from microwave ovens and large metal objects... Then try to reorient the network adapter antenna...

Decrease the distance between your network adapter and the access point or station (or another network adapter)...

The TCP/IP protocol did not bind to the network adapter... This will occur when the computer already has six TCP/IP bindings in Windows 98 or ten bindings in Windows Me... These limits are imposed by the Microsoft operating system... Solution: If your computer already has the maximum number of TCP/IP bindings, remove one of the network adapters from the network configuration before installing the network adapter driver...

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Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules... Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1... This device may not cause harmful interference... 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 for a class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules... These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation... This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications... However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation... If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna... Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver... Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the

receiver is connected... Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help...

Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the users authority to operate the equipment...

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Prohibition of Co-location This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter

Important: Radiation Exposure Statement This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment... End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance... To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, please follow operation instuction as documented in this manual...

Safety Information To maintain compliance with FCCs RF exposure guidelines, this equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator and your body... Use on the supplied antenna...

Declaration of Conformity for R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC Essential requirements Article 3 Protection requirements for health and safety Article 3... 1a Testing for electric safety according to EN 60950-1 has been conducted... These are considered relevant and sufficient... Protection requirements for electromagnetic compatibility Article 3... 1b Testing for electromagnetic compatibility according to EN 301 489-1 and EN 301 489-17 has been conducted... These are considered relevant and sufficient... Effective use of the radio spectrum Article 3... 2 Testing for radio test suites according to EN 300 328- 2 has been conducted... These are considered relevant and sufficient...

CE Mark Warning This is a Class B product, in a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures...

REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://green... asus... com/english/REACH... htm...

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Contact Information

ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC... (Asia Pacific) Address 15 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259 Website www... asus... com... tw

Technical Support Telephone +886228943447 Support Fax +886228907698 Software download support... asus... com*

ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Address 800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539, USA Telephone +15029550883 Fax +15029338713 Website usa... asus... com Software download support... asus... com*

ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str... 25, D40880 Ratingen, Germany Fax +492102959911 Online contact www... asus... com... de/sales

Technical Support Component Telephone +49-1805-010923 System/Notebook /Eee/LCD Telephone +49-1805-010920 Support Fax +492102959911 Online support www... asus... com... de/support Website www... asus... com... de/news

* Available on this site is an online Technical Inquiry Form that you can fill out to contact technical support...

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Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc...

Tel: +886-2-2894-3447

Address: No... 15, LI-TE RD... , PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN

Authorised representative in Europe:

ASUS Computer GmbH Address: HARKORT STR... 21-23, 40880

RATINGEN, GERMANY Authorised distributors in Turkey:

BOGAZICI BIL GISAYAR SAN... VE TIC... A... S... Tel: +90 212 3311000 Address: AYAZAGA MAH... KEMERBURGAZ CAD...

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