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D-link DWL-520 Quick Installation Manual

2.4ghz wireless pci adapter.
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This product works with the following operating
Windows XP, Windows
system software:
2000, Windows Me, Windows 98se
Before You Begin
You must have at least the following:
A desktop computer with an available 32-bit PCI slot
At least a 300 MHz processor and 32 MB of memory
An 802.11b Access Point (for Infrastructure Mode) or another 802.11b wireless
adapter (for Ad-Hoc; Peer-to-Peer networking mode.)
Check Your Package Contents
These are the items included with your DWL-520 purchase:
DWL-520 2.4GHz Wireless PCI Adapter
CD-ROM (containing Drivers, Manual and Warranty)
If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
Insert the D-Link CD-ROM Into Your
Computer
Turn on the computer
Insert
the
D- Link Air DWL-520 Driver
CD in the CD-ROM drive.
The step-by-step instructions that follow are shown
in Windows XP. The steps and screens are similar
for the other Windows operating systems
©2002 D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders. Software and
specifications subject to change without notice. DWL-520C1 12202002
and
DWL-520
2.4GHz Wireless
PCI Adapter
Do
NOT
install
the DWL-520
Cardbus Adapter into
your computer before
installing the driver
software on the D-Link
CD!

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  • Page 1: Before You Begin

    Windows XP. The steps and screens are similar for the other Windows operating systems ©2002 D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders. Software and specifications subject to change without notice. DWL-520C1 12202002 DWL-520 2.4GHz Wireless...

  • Page 2

    Continued... The Install Screen will appear. Click Install Driver/PC Utility If the CD Autorun function does not automatically start on your computer , type “D:\Setup.exe.” If it does start, proceed to the next screen. Type “D:\Setup.exe.” The letter “D” represents the letter of the CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 3

    Make sure to turn off your computer and unplug the power cord. Remove the back cover of the computer. Install the DWL-520 carefully and firmly seat it into an available PCI slot (which is usually “white” or “cream” colored). Secure the DWL-520 back panel shield with a screw.

  • Page 4

    Continued... Screw Mount The screw to secure the PCI Adapter to the back of your computer will fit in this slot Back Panel Shield Once properly installed, this panel should be at the back of your computer. Restart Your Computer When you restart your computer this Found New Hardware...

  • Page 5

    For Windows 2000, this Digital Signature Not Found screen may appear after your computer restarts. Click to finalize the installation. The D-Link driver software for this device is undergoing Windows Logo testing. Microsoft certification is pending.

  • Page 6

    Your Installation is Complete! After you’ve continued in Windows 2000, ME, or 98SE, the D-Link Air DWL-520 Configuration Utility will automatically start and the utility icon will appear in the bottom right hand corner of the desktop screen (systray). If this icon appears...

  • Page 7: Using The Configuration Utility

    The Signal Strength represents set to 6 and selection is the wireless signal between the access automatically determined point and the DWL-520. The percentage by the DWL-520. coincides with the graphical bar. The Service Set TxRate: Auto;...

  • Page 8

    Ad-hoc. Preamble: By default, D-Link Air Products are set to Auto Preamble. The Preamble defines the length of the CRC block (Cyclic Redundancy Check is a common technique for detecting data transmission errors) for communication between the Access Point and wireless network adapters.

  • Page 9: Ip Address Configuration

    IP Address Configuration To connect to a network, make sure the proper network settings are configured for DWL-520. Microsoft Windows XP: Go to Start > right click on My Network Places > select Properties > Double-click on the Network Connection associated with the DWL-520.

  • Page 10

    Go to Start > Settings > Network and Dial-up Connections > Double-click on Local Area Connection associated with the DWL-520 > select Properties Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Click Properties Dynamic IP address setup Used when a DHCP server is available on the local network.

  • Page 11

    Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel click on the Local Area Connection with the DWL-520 > select Properties Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Click Properties Dynamic IP address setup Used when a DHCP server is available on the local network.

  • Page 12: Technical Support

    Technical Support You can find the most recent software and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States for the duration of the warranty period on this product. U.S. customers can contact D-Link technical support through our web site or by phone.

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