150Mbps Wireless N PCI Express Adapter User Guide
Select wireless configuration tool - In Windows XP. You can either use TP-LINK Utility or
Windows wireless configuration tool. While in other operating systems, since you can use both
TP-LINK Utility and Windows wireless configuration tool at the same time, this function is
Wireless network adapter switch - If you've installed several adapters in your computer, you
can switch to another adapter among the drop-down list.
SoftAP mode - Once ON is selected, the adapter will work as an AP
(For Windows 7
Power Save mode - Once ON is selected, the adapter will automatically reduce its power
consumption when not being used.
5.4 SoftAP (For Windows 7 only)
SoftAP is short for Software enabled Access Point.
This Function is available only in Windows 7.
When the adapter works in SoftAP mode, it allows the computer to create a wireless hotspot
that other wireless devices nearby can use.
To switch to SoftAP mode, right-click the utility icon
in the system tray and select Switch
to SoftAP mode.
After switching to SoftAP mode, the SoftAP icon appears in the utility. Click the SoftAP tab, and
complete the settings, then click Apply for the settings to take effect.