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Package contents The following contents should be found in your box: One TL-WN620G Wireless USB Adapter One USB Extension Cable Quick Installation Guide One TL-WN620G Wireless Adapter Resource CD, including: • TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility and Drivers • User Guide •...
108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Product Overview The TP-LINK TL-WN620G Wireless USB Adapter gives you the flexibility to install your PC or notebook PC in the most convenient location available, without the cost of running network cables.
108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide 1.4 Conventions The Adapter or TL-WN620G, or device mentioned in this User guide stands for TL-WN620G Wireless USB Adapter without any explanations. Parameters provided in the pictures are just references for setting up the product, which may differ from the actual situation.
Otherwise, the Setup Wizard will display a screen similar to that shown in Figure 2-2 after a moment. Figure 2-1 TP-LINK TL-WN620G – Install Shield Wizard To continue, click Next on the screen,Figure 2-2. Click Cancel to end the Installation.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-2 TP-LINK TL-WN620G Installation Program The Setup Wizard will ask you to choose a Setup type in Figure 2-3. 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-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-4 Question Click Browse to change the Destination Location of the software in Figure 2-5. Click Next to continue the Installation. Click Back to return to the previous page, or click Cancel to end the Installation.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-6 Select a Program Folder The Setup Wizard will notify you of how to proceed with the installation, shown in Figure 2-7. Click OK to continue the Installation. Figure 2-7 Information Prompt While files are copying, you will see a warning box, shown in Figure 2-8.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Note: In Windows XP, the warning box is similar to that shown Figure 2-9, Please select Continue Anyway to continue installation. Figure 2-9 Windows XP warning box 10. After the files have been successfully copied, the screen in Figure 2-10will appear. Click OK to reboot the system.
If the icon is green, there is excellent signal strength and the RSSI is more than 20dB. Double-click the icon and the Current Status screen of TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility will appear. From this screen, you can view the strength of the Adapter’s signal and the quality of its connection.
Signal Strength - Shows the strength of the signal. Note: In the TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility, access the General tab, Security tab, Advanced tab by clicking New or Modify on the Profile Management tab. Click Advanced to see advanced information about the program and its operations. For more...
108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-2 Advance Status 3.2 Profile Management Click the Profile Management tab of the TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility and the Profile management screen will appear, Figure 3-3The Profile Management tab provides tools to: Add a profile...
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide 3.2.1 Add or Modify a Configuration Profile To add a new configuration profile, click New on the Profile Management tab. To modify a configuration profile, select the configuration from the Profile list and click Modify.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Note: If the access point that the wireless adapter is associating to has WEP set to optional and the client has WEP enabled, make sure that Allow Association to Mixed Cells is checked on the Security Tab to allow association.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide waiting periodically. • Normal - In Normal mode, the adapter will be switched to maximum mode automatically when no large packets are retrieved. • Off - turns power saving off, thus powering up the wireless adapter continuously for a short message response time.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-7 Advanced tab of Profile Management 3.2.2 Remove a profile Go to the Profile Management tab. Select the profile to remove from the Profile List. Click Remove. 3.2.3 Switch another Profile Go to the Profile Management tab.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-8 Import Profile Dialog 3.2.5 Export a Profile From the Profile Management tab, highlight the profile to export. Click Export…, the Export Profile window will then appear. Browse the directory to export the profile.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-10 Scan Available Networks Dialog 3.2.7 Auto Profile Selection Management The auto selection feature allows the wireless adapter to automatically select a profile from the list of profiles and use it to connect to the network. To add a new profile into the Auto Selected Profiles list, please follow these steps.
Figure 3-11 Auto Profile Selection Management Dialog 3.3 Diagnostics The Diagnostics tab of the TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility provides buttons used to retrieve receiving and transmitting statistics. The Diagnostics tab does not require any configuration. The Diagnostics tab lists the following receive and transmit diagnostics for frames received by or...
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-12 Diagnostics tab 3.3.1 Check Driver Information The Adapter Information contains general information about the network interface card (the wireless network adapter) and the network driver interface specification (NDIS) driver. Access the adapter information from the Diagnostics tab.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Appendix A: Specifications Normal Interface A-type USB 2.0 Connector Standards IEEE802.11b; IEEE802.11g Operating System Windows 98Se, Me, 2000, XP Transmission Indoor up to 100m, outdoor up to 300m (Standard transmission Distance distance, It is limited to the environment).
802.11g products, for a coverage area that is up to nine times greater. A traditional 802.11b and 802.11g product transmission distance is about 300m, A TP-LINK 2x to 3x eXtended Range based client and access point can maintain a connection transmission distance may be up to 830m.
TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide pseudo-random set of channels. Because a fixed frequency is not used, and only the transmitter and receiver know the hop patterns, interception of FHSS is extremely difficult. Infrastructure Network - An infrastructure network is a group of computers or other devices, each with a wireless adapter, connected as an 802.11 wireless LAN.