Soft AP mode: Select ON or OFF to enable or disable this function.
Internet Connecting Share(ICS): Select a network connection that can access to the
Internet from the drop-down list. For example, if your computer is connecting to the Internet
via an Ethernet cable, you should select the corresponding Local Area Connection so as
to share the network with other wireless devices.
SSID: Set a name for the wireless network shared by your adapter. The default is SoftAP.
Security Type: The security type here is set to be WPA2-PSK which is based on 802.11i
and uses AES (Advanced Encryption Standard).
Encryption Type: The encryption type here is set to be AES.
Security Key: Set a security key for the wireless network that shared by your adapter. It is
recommended that you specify another key instead of the default key 12345678. When
another wireless device connects to the network shared by your adapter, it will be asked to
enter the corresponding security key.
IP Address: Displays the IP address of the adapter when it works in SoftAP mode. You
can also check if the network shared by your adapter is working properly by checking this
IP Address. For example, if the IP Address is 0.0.0.0, it means that the Internet connection
You can view the adapter's information in the About screen, such as the UI version (Utility
version) and the Driver version. Right-click
select About, then the About screen displays.
150Mbps Wireless N PCI Express Adapter User Guide
(TP-LINK Utility icon) in the system tray and