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Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1 Overview of the product The TP-LINK TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter will provide you the flexibility to install your PC in the most convenient location available, without the cost of running network cables. The Adapter's auto-sensing capability allows high packet transfer rate of up to 54Mbps for maximum throughput, or dynamic range shifting to lower speeds due to distance or operating limitations in an environment with a lot of electromagnetic interference.
The Adapter’s Setup Wizard will guide you through the Installation procedure for Windows 2000, XP. The Setup Wizard will install the TP-LINK Wireless Client Utility (TWCU) and drivers. When you install the hardware before installing the software, the system will prompt “Found New Hardware Wizard”, click Cancel, and run the Setup Wizard program on the CD-ROM.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Figure 2-1 You can click Cancel to end the installation in the screen above. Otherwise, the installation will continue, and then Figure 2-2 will display after a moment. Figure 2-2 To continue the installation, click Next in the screen above (shown in Figure 2-2), and then...
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Figure 2-3 In the screen above (shown in Figure 2-3), you should choose a Setup type. It is recommended that you select Install Client Utilities and Driver. Select Install Driver Only to install driver only, select Make Driver Installation Diskette(s) to make the diskette(s) as the installation driver.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Figure 2-4 In the screen above, click Browse to change the destination location for the software. After that, click Next, and you will see the next screen (shown in Figure 2-5), or click Back to return to the previous screen, or click Cancel to end the Installation.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide one from the Existing Folders list. It is recommended that you keep the default setting. Click Next, and then you will see the next screen (shown in Figure 2-6). Click Back to return to the previous page, or click Cancel to end the Installation.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Figure 2-8 Wait a while for the step. During the step, the Setup Wizard will notify you of how to proceed with the installation (shown in Figure 2-9). Our drivers have been tested thoroughly, and are able to work with the operating system.
54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Chapter 3. Configuration TP-LINK Wireless PCI Adapter TL-WN350G can be configured by TP-LINK Wireless Client Utility (TWCU). This chapter describes how to configure your TP-LINK Wireless PCI Adapter for wireless connectivity on your Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and use the data security encryption features.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Figure 3-1 The following table describes the items found on the Current Status screen. Profile Name - This shows the name of current selected configuration profile. The configuration of Profile name will be described on the General tab of Profile Management.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide 3.2 Profile Management Click the Profile Management tab of the TWCU and the next screen will appear (shown in Figure 3-2). The Profile Management screen provides tools to: Add a new profile Modify a profile...
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Figure 3-3 Edit the Security tab Select the Security tab in the screen above, then you can edit the fields to configure the profile. To define the security mode, select the radio button of the desired security mode as follows.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide WPA/WPA2: Wi-Fi Protected Access WPA/WPA2 Passphrase: Wi-Fi Protected Access Passphrase 802.1x: Enables 802.1x security. Pre-Shared Key (Static WEP): Enables the use of shared keys that are defined on both the access point and the station. To define shared encryption keys, choose the Shared Key radio button and click Configure to fill in the Define Shared Keys window (shown in Figure 3-5).
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Figure 3-6 Power Save Mode - Please select the power save mode in the drop-down list. • Maximum - Selects maximum mode to let the access point buffer incoming messages for the Wireless PCI Adapter. The Adapter will detect the access point if any messages are waiting periodically.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide QoS: Select the option, the Adapter will provide the Quality of Service for the wireless connection. 802.11 Authentication Mode: Select which mode the Wireless PCI Adapter uses to authenticate to an access point: •...
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Browse the directory to export the profile to. Click Save. The profile should then be exported to the specified location. Figure 3-8 3.2.5 Import a Profile From the Profile Management screen (shown in Figure 3-2), click Import…. Then the Import Profile will appear below.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide General tab screen. Fill in the Profile name and click OK to create the configuration profile for that network. Figure 3-10 3.2.7 Auto Profile Selection Management The auto selection feature allows the Wireless PCI Adapter to automatically select a profile from the list of profiles and use it to connect to the network.
If the connection fails, the client adapter will try the next highest priority profile that matches the SSID until an available network is found. 3.3 Diagnostics The Diagnostics tab of the TP-LINK Wireless Client Utility (TWCU) provides buttons used to retrieve receiving and transmitting statistics. The Diagnostics tab does not require any configuration.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide 3.3.1 Check Driver Information Click the Adapter Information button in the screen above, you will see the adapter information, it contains general information about the wireless network adapter and the Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) driver.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Appendix A: Specifications Normal Interface 32 bit PCI Interface Standards IEEE802.11b; IEEE802.11g Operating System Windows 2000, XP Indoor up to 100m, outdoor up to 300m (Standard transmission Transmission Distance distance, it is limited to the environment).
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Appendix B: Glossary 802.11b - The 802.11b standard specifies a wireless product networking at 11 Mbps using direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology and operating in the unlicensed radio spectrum at 2.4GHz, and WEP encryption for security. 802.11b networks are also referred to as Wi-Fi networks.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide SSID - A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key identifying a wireless local area network. For the wireless devices in a network to communicate with each other, all devices must be configured with the same SSID. This is typically the configuration parameter for a wireless PC card.
TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter User Guide Appendix C: Contact Information For help with the Installation or operation of the TP-LINK TL-WN350G 54M Wireless PCI Adapter, please contact us. http://www.tp-link.com...