D-Link WUA-1340 Quick Install Manual

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  • Page 2: System Requirements

    System Requirements A computer or laptop with an available USB 2.0 port Windows 2000 or XP ® 300MHz processor and at least 64MB of RAM Properly installed and working USB Controller An 802.11g or 802.11b access point (for Infrastructure mode), or another 802.11g or 802.11b wireless adapter (for Ad-Hoc networking mode.) Package Contents D-Link WUA-1340 Wireless G USB 2.0 Adapter Cradle If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. D-Link WUA-1340 Quick Install Guide Manual, software, and warranty on CD...
  • Page 3: Hardware Overview

    Hardware Overview USB Port Used to connect the WUA-1340 to your computer. D-Link WUA-1340 Quick Install Guide...
  • Page 4: Wireless Installation Considerations

    Wireless Installation Considerations The WUA-1340 lets you access your stored data and media files using a wireless connection from virtually anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network. Keep in mind, however, that the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may limit the range. Typical ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business. The key to maximizing wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines: Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the WUA-1340 and other network devices to a minimum - each wall or ceiling can reduce your WUA-1340’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your devices...
  • Page 5: Software Installation

    Software Installation Turn on the computer and Insert the D-Link WUA-1340 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. Note: Adapter into your computer before installing the driver software from the D-Link CD! Click Install Drivers.
  • Page 6 Click Next to continue. By default setup will install to the default location: C:\Program Files\ Wireless G WUA-1340, where C: represents the drive letter of your hard drive. To install to a different location click Browse and specify the location.
  • Page 7 The D-Link configuration wizard will now appear. If you are using Windows XP (SP), ® you will have the option to use either the D-Link utility or the built-in Windows Wireless utility. ® Click Next to continue. Insert the adapter into an available USB port on your computer.
  • Page 8 WEP key or WPA-PSK passphrase. Click Next to continue. Click Finish to continue. If you are prompted to reboot your computer, select Yes, I want to restart my computer now. D-Link WUA-1340 Quick Install Guide...
  • Page 9: Usb Installation

    USB Installation Hold the USB adapter with both hands. Apply little force to slowly pull out the cover from both sides. Insert the WUA-1340 into an available USB port on your computer. Optional: If desired or necessary, attach the cradle between the WUA-1340 and your computer. D-Link WUA-1340 Quick Install Guide...
  • Page 10: Connect To A Wireless Network

    Connect to a Wireless Network The WUA-1340 uses the Configuration Utility as the management software. The utility provides the user an easy interface to change any settings related to the wireless adapter. After you have completed the installation of the WUA-1340 and whenever you start the computer, the Configuration Utility starts automatically and the system tray icon is loaded in the toolbar. Clicking on the utility icon will start the Configuration Utility. If you are using Windows XP, please skip to page 11. ® This window will allow you to see available wireless networks in your area. Simply click the network (SSID) you want to connect to and click the Connect button. If you are connecting to a secure network, you will be prompted to enter the encryption key. Please refer to the Wireless Security section in the manual located on the D-Link CD. D-Link WUA-1340 Quick Install Guide...
  • Page 11: Windows ® Xp Configuration Utility

    XP users may use the built-in wireless utility. The following ® instructions are for Service Pack 2 users. If you receive the Wireless Networks Detected bubble, click on the center of the bubble to access the utility. You may also right-click on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower-right corner next to the time). Select View Available Wireless Networks. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. Click on a network and click the Connect button. Refer to the manual for information on connecting to a secure network. D-Link WUA-1340 Quick Install Guide...
  • Page 12: Technical Support

    Copyright ©00 D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. D-Link, the D-Link logo are registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE Standard 0.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary.