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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Technical Assistance Center xviii Documentation Feedback Product Overview C H A P T E R Introduction to the Client Adapters Terminology Parts of the Client Adapter Radio Radio Antenna LEDs Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

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    System Requirements Site Requirements Installing the Client Adapter C H A P T E R Inserting the Client Adapter into a Computing Device Inserting a PC Card Inserting a PCI Client Adapter Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

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    Client Adapter Recognition Problems Missing Files in Windows CE Resolving Resource Conflicts Resolving Resource Conflicts in Windows 95, 98, and Me Resolving Resource Conflicts in Windows 2000 Resolving Resource Conflicts in Windows NT Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

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    Upgrading the Driver for Windows Me 4-21 Upgrading the Driver for Windows CE 4-22 *.dll Files 4-22 *.cab Files 4-22 Upgrading the Driver for Linux 4-23 Upgrading the Driver for MacOS 9.x 4-23 Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide viii OL-0795-01...

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    European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein Declaration of Conformity with Regard to the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC Declaration of Conformity for RF Exposure Guidelines for Operating Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters in Japan Japanese Translation English Translation G L O S S A R Y...

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    Contents Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

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    Preface The preface provides an overview of the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide, references related publications, and explains how to obtain other documentation and technical assistance, if necessary. The following topics are covered in this section: •...

  • Page 12: Preface

    Audience Audience This publication is for the person responsible for installing and maintaining a Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapter, also referred to as a client adapter. The installer should be familiar with computing devices and with network terms and concepts.

  • Page 13: Conventions

    Voor vertalingen van de waarschuwingen die in deze publicatie verschijnen, kunt u het document Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information (Informatie over naleving van veiligheids- en andere voorschriften) raadplegen dat bij dit toestel is ingesloten. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide xiii OL-0795-01...

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    La traduzione delle avvertenze riportate in questa pubblicazione si trova nel documento Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information (Conformità alle norme e informazioni sulla sicurezza) che accompagna questo dispositivo. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

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    Se förklaringar av de varningar som förkommer i denna publikation i dokumentet Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information (Efterrättelse av föreskrifter och säkerhetsinformation), vilket medföljer denna anordning. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 16: Related Publications

    • Cisco Aironet Access Point Software Configuration Guide Obtaining Documentation World Wide Web You can access the most current Cisco documentation on the World Wide Web at http://www.cisco.com, http://www-china.cisco.com, or http://www-europe.cisco.com. Documentation CD-ROM Other Cisco documentation and additional literature are available in a CD-ROM package shipped separately from the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD that shipped with your product.

  • Page 17: Ordering Documentation

    408 526-4000 or 800 553-NETS (6387) in North America. Obtaining Technical Assistance Cisco provides CCO as a starting point for all technical assistance. Warranty or maintenance contract customers can use the Technical Assistance Center. All customers can submit technical feedback on Cisco documentation using the web, e-mail, or a self-addressed stamped response card included in many printed docs or by sending mail to Cisco.

  • Page 18: Technical Assistance Center

    You can e-mail questions about using CCO to cco-team@cisco.com. Technical Assistance Center The Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) is available to warranty or maintenance contract customers who need technical assistance with a Cisco product that is under warranty or covered by a maintenance contract.

  • Page 19: Documentation Feedback

    Obtaining Technical Assistance Documentation Feedback If you are reading Cisco product documentation on the World Wide Web, you can submit technical comments electronically. Click Feedback in the toolbar and select Documentation. After you complete the form, click Submit to send it to Cisco.

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    Preface Obtaining Technical Assistance Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 21: Product Overview

    C H A P T E R Product Overview This chapter describes the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters, also referred to as client adapters, and illustrates their role in a wireless network. The following topics are covered in this section: Introduction to the Client Adapters, page 1-2 •...

  • Page 22: Introduction To The Client Adapters

    Introduction to the Client Adapters Introduction to the Client Adapters The Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters, also referred to as client adapters, are radio modules that provide transparent wireless data communications between fixed, portable, or mobile devices and other wireless devices or a wired network infrastructure.

  • Page 23: Terminology

    For example, if a particular frequency encounters noise or interference or both, enough redundancy is built into the signal on other frequencies that the client adapter usually will still be successful in its transmission. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 24: Radio Antenna

    However, other types of antennas may be used. PCI client adapters can be operated through the right antenna port only. Refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Note Configuration Guide for information on setting the client adapter’s antenna mode.

  • Page 25: Leds

    WEP. In the MacOS 9.x operating system, WEP keys are set and enabled in one utility. Note Refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide for instructions on setting WEP keys and enabling WEP for your specific operating system.

  • Page 26: Eap And Leap

    In Linux and MacOS 9.x, the username and password need to be re-entered at the start of each new session. See the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide for instructions on enabling LEAP through the client utilities.

  • Page 27: Network Configurations Using The Client Adapter

    Wireless infrastructure with workstations accessing a wired LAN Note For examples of more complex network configurations involving client adapters and Access Points, refer to the Cisco Aironet Access Point Hardware Installation Guide. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide...

  • Page 28: Ad Hoc Wireless Lan

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Network Configurations Using the Client Adapter Refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Note Configuration Guide for information on setting the client adapter’s network mode. Ad Hoc Wireless LAN An ad hoc (or peer-to-peer) wireless LAN (see Figure 1-1) is the simplest wireless LAN configuration.

  • Page 29: Wireless Infrastructure With Workstations Accessing A Wired Lan

    Access Point. This process is referred to as seamless roaming. Figure 1-2 Wireless Infrastructure with Workstations Accessing a Wired LAN Access Point (Root Unit) Wired LAN Access Point (Root Unit) Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 30: Positioning Your Wireless Products

    Access Points and workstations within your wireless network. Refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide for information on using these tools and to the Cisco Aironet Access Point Hardware Installation Guide for additional information on the placement of Access Points.

  • Page 31: Link Test

    The link test tool is used to determine RF coverage. The test results can help the installer to eliminate areas of low RF signal levels that can result in a loss of connection between the client adapter and the Access Point. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 1-11 OL-0795-01...

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    Chapter 1 Product Overview Positioning Your Wireless Products Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 1-12 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 33: Preparing For Installation

    The following topics are covered in this section: Safety information, page 2-2 • Unpacking the Client Adapter, page 2-4 • System Requirements, page 2-5 • Site Requirements, page 2-6 • Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 34: Safety Information

    The FCC, with its action in ET Docket 96-8, has adopted a safety standard for human exposure to RF electromagnetic energy emitted by FCC-certified equipment. Cisco Aironet products meet the uncontrolled environmental limits found in OET-65 and ANSI C95.1, 1991. Proper operation of this radio device according to the instructions in this publication will result in user exposure substantially below the FCC recommended limits.

  • Page 35: Warnings

    If the antenna is positioned less than 2 inches (5 cm) from the user, it is recommended that the user limit exposure time. Translated versions of these safety warnings are provided in Appendix B. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 36: Unpacking The Client Adapter

    Ensure that all items listed in the “Package Contents” section below are included in the shipment. Check each item for damage. If any item is damaged or missing, notify your authorized Cisco Note sales representative. Any remote antenna and its associated wiring are shipped separately.

  • Page 37: System Requirements

    However, if you are using the Linux operating system, a current version of Card and Socket Services is provided on the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD and can be installed and configured during the driver installation process. See the “Installing the Driver for Linux”...

  • Page 38: Site Requirements

    Note Refer to the “Positioning Your Wireless Products” section on page 1-10 for additional guidelines on achieving optimum placement of your workstation. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 39: Installing The Client Adapter

    Inserting the Client Adapter into a Computing Device, page 3-2 • Installing the Correct Driver, page 3-6 • Installing the Client Utilities and Enabling LEAP or EAP, page 3-30 • Verifying Installation, page 3-33 • Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 40: Inserting The Client Adapter Into A Computing Device

    Inserting the Client Adapter into a Computing Device Inserting the Client Adapter into a Computing Device If you are running Windows 95, 98, NT, or 2000 and a Cisco Aironet Note client adapter was previously installed on your computer with the 6.10 driver, you must remove this driver before you can insert your...

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    If the PC card does not insert easily, remove the card and reinsert it. Hold the PC card with the Cisco logo facing up and insert it into the PC card slot, Step 3 applying just enough pressure to make sure it is fully seated (see Figure 3-1).

  • Page 42: Inserting A Pci Client Adapter

    The bottom edge of the adapter is the connector you will insert into an empty expansion slot in your computer. See Figure 3-2. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

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    However, instructions are provided in the “Removing a PCI Client Adapter” section on page 4-24 in case you ever need to remove your PCI client adapter. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 44: Installing The Correct Driver

    The procedures in this section assume you are installing the driver from the CD provided. If your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive, download the driver from Cisco’s web site at http://www.cisco.com/public/sw-center/ sw-wireless.shtml. Under “Wireless Software Products - Cisco Aironet Drivers and Utilities,” select your computer’s operating system and the appropriate driver.

  • Page 45: Installing The Driver For Windows 95

    Windows 95 Version A If your computer’s operating system is Windows 95 Version A, follow these steps. Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s Step 1 CD-ROM drive. Copy the Win95Driver.exe file from the Win95 directory on the CD to a floppy Step 2 disk or to a directory (other than the root directory) on your computer’s hard...

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    After the files are copied, remove any disks from your computer. Step 11 Step 12 Double-click My Computer, Control Panel, and Network. Select the Cisco Systems wireless LAN adapter and click Properties. Step 13 Step 14 In the client adapter Properties window, click the Advanced tab.

  • Page 47: Windows 95 Version B

    Windows 95 Version B If your computer’s operating system is Windows 95 Version B, follow these steps. Step 1 Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. Step 2 Copy the Win95Driver.exe file from the Win95 directory on the CD to a floppy disk or to a directory (other than the root directory) on your computer’s hard...

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    Step 15 When the computer restarts, double-click My Computer, Control Panel, and Step 16 Network. Select the Cisco Systems wireless LAN adapter and click Properties. Step 17 In the client adapter Properties window, click the Advanced tab. Step 18 Select Client Name. Type your computer’s unique client name in the Value Step 19 dialog box.

  • Page 49: Installing The Driver For Windows 98

    Select Search for the best driver for your device (Recommended) and click Next. Step 4 Select CD-ROM drive, deselect all other options, insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive, and click Next. The hardware wizard finds the installation files on the CD and displays the search results.

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    Step 14 If you are not connected to a DHCP server, double-click My Computer, Control Panel, and Network. Select TCP/IP -> Cisco Systems Wireless LAN Adapter. Click the Properties button, select Specify an IP address, and enter the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway address of your computer (which can be obtained from your system administrator).

  • Page 51: Installing The Driver For Windows Nt

    In the Insert Disk window, enter the letter of your CD-ROM drive (such as D:\) Step 8 and click OK. Step 9 In the Select OEM Option box, select the Cisco Systems wireless LAN adapter and click OK. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 3-13...

  • Page 52: Installing The Driver For Windows 2000

    Step 2 Click Next. Another window opens and asks what you want the wizard to do. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended) and click Step 3 Next. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 3-14 OL-0795-01...

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    Chapter 3 Installing the Client Adapter Installing the Correct Driver Select CD-ROM drives, deselect all other options, insert the Cisco Aironet Series Step 4 Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive, and click Next. The wizard finds the installation files on the CD and displays the search results.

  • Page 54: Installing The Driver For Windows Millennium Edition (me)

    Windows Me automatically detects it, updates the hardware information database, and installs driver version 6.15. Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s Step 2 CD-ROM drive. Double-click My Computer, Control Panel, System, the Device Manager tab, Step 3 and Network Adapters.

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    If you are not connected to a DHCP server, double-click My Computer, Step 22 Control Panel, and Network. Select TCP/IP -> Cisco Systems Wireless LAN Adapter. Click the Properties button, select Specify an IP address, and enter the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway address of your computer (which can be obtained from your system administrator).

  • Page 56: Installing The Driver For Windows Ce

    For Windows CE 2.11, go to the “Windows CE 2.11” section on page 3-19. Step 4 For Windows CE 3.00, go to the “Windows CE 3.00” section on page 3-21. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 3-18 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 57: Windows Ce

    If you do not want to synchronize files and want to connect as a “guest,” select No and click Next. The screen indicates that you are connected as a guest. Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into the laptop or PC’s Step 3 CD-ROM drive.

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    Drag and drop the client utility files, which have an .exe extension, from the CD Step 7 to the \Windows\Programs\Cisco directory of the Windows CE device. The client utility files are located in a directory specific to the Windows CE version and processor type.

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    Chapter 3 Installing the Client Adapter Installing the Correct Driver Select Start > Programs > Cisco > Aironet Client Utility to open the Aironet Step 13 Client Utility (ACU). Select Client Name under Property. Type your Windows CE device’s unique Step 14 client name in the Value dialog box.

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    On your Windows CE device, open File Explorer or Windows Explorer and Step 8 locate the *.cab file in the root directory. Click the *.cab file to execute it. The cisco.dll driver is installed in the \Windows Step 9 directory, the client utilities are extracted to the Windows\Start Menu\ Programs\Cisco directory, and the *.cab file is removed.

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    WINS for your computer (which can be obtained from your system administrator). Click OK. Select Start > Programs > Cisco > Aironet Client Utility to open the Aironet Step 12 Client Utility (ACU). Select Client Name under Property. Type your Windows CE device’s unique Step 13 client name in the Value dialog box.

  • Page 62: Installing The Driver For Linux

    2.2.15 is the kernel version. If your computer’s operating system is Linux, follow these steps. After you insert the client adapter into your computing device, insert the Cisco Step 1 Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.

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    Chapter 3 Installing the Client Adapter Installing the Correct Driver Version 3.1.21 of Card and Socket Services is provided on the Cisco Aironet Step 6 Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD. If you want this version to be unpacked into the current directory (or into the /tmp directory if the current directory is read only), type y and press Enter, and go to Step 8.

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    Remove the CD and reboot your computer. Step 14 Step 15 The driver and client utility installation is complete. Refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide for instructions on how to use each utility. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide...

  • Page 65: Installing The Driver For Macos

    Boot up your PowerBook. Step 1 Step 2 Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. The Cisco pc3x0 icon appears on the desktop. Step 3 Double-click the Cisco pc3x0 icon. The Cisco pc3x0 window appears.

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    Step 9 Adapter into a Computing Device” section on page 3-2 to insert the client adapter into your PowerBook’s PC card slot. The Cisco Wireless LAN Adapter icon appears on the desktop. Click the apple-shaped icon in the top left corner of the desktop.

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    Step 22 Double-click the pcm3x0PPC icon. The Cisco pcm3x0 window appears, and the computer searches for the client adapter. After the adapter is found, the Cisco pcm3x0 - Basic Properties window appears. Under Radio, make sure that radio status is on. If it is off, click the Turn radio Step 23 on button.

  • Page 68: Installing The Client Utilities And Enabling Leap Or Eap

    (see the “Installing the Correct Driver” section on page 3-6), and LEAP is enabled through the client utilities (refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide for instructions).

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    After the client utilities are installed, you can elect not to implement any security features, or you can activate some level of security by using WEP keys. Refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide for instructions on setting WEP keys using CEM and enabling WEP through ACU.

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    WEP key, provided your client adapter is configured to associate to an EAP-enabled Access Point. Refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide Step 9 for instructions on how to use each utility.

  • Page 71: Verifying Installation

    Verifying Installation After LEAP or EAP is enabled on your client adapter, you can Note enable or disable it at any time using ACU. Refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide for more information. Verifying Installation...

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    For information on enabling LEAP and verifying authentication for client adapters that are used with these operating systems, refer to the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Software Configuration Guide. If your installation was unsuccessful or you experienced problems...

  • Page 73: Troubleshooting And Routine Procedures

    Troubleshooting and Routine Procedures This chapter provides general information for diagnosing and correcting common problems encountered when installing or operating a Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapter as well as procedures for performing routine operations. The following topics are covered in this section: •...

  • Page 74: Accessing The Latest Troubleshooting Information

    Blinking slowly Blinking quickly Client adapter is associated to an Access Point. Continuously on or Blinking Client adapter is transmitting or blinking slowly receiving data while associated to an Access Point. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 75: Problems After Installing The Driver

    BIOS and make sure that the PC card controller mode is set to PCIC compatible. A computer’s BIOS varies depending on the manufacturer. For Note support on BIOS-related issues, consult your computer’s manufacturer. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 76: Missing Files In Windows Ce

    (IRQ) or I/O range for the adapter. The default IRQ for the client adapter is IRQ 10, which may not work for all systems. Follow the steps for your specific operating system to obtain an available IRQ. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 77: Resolving Resource Conflicts In Windows 95, 98, And Me

    The Conflict Information window at the bottom of the screen indicates if the IRQ is already being used. Click OK. Step 13 Step 14 Reboot your computer. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 78: Resolving Resource Conflicts In Windows 2000

    The Conflict Information window at the bottom of the screen indicates if the IRQ is already being used. Step 12 Click OK. Step 13 Reboot your computer. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 79: Resolving Resource Conflicts In Windows Nt

    (for example, if range 0100-013F is followed by 0170-0177 in the list, then 0140-0169 is an available range); you will need it for Step 13. Step 7 Double-click My Computer, Control Panel, and Network. Click the Adapters tab and select the Cisco Aironet wireless LAN adapter. Step 8 Click Properties. Step 9 Select Interrupt under Property.

  • Page 80: Problems Associating To The Access Point

    After you have installed the appropriate driver and client utilities, contact your IS department if you have a problem connecting to the network. Proxy server, network protocols, and further authentication information might be needed to connect to the network. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 81: Removing The Driver

    Two examples of when you may need to remove a driver are listed below: If you are running Windows 95, 98, NT, or 2000 and a Cisco Aironet client • adapter was previously installed on your computer with the 6.10 driver, you must remove this driver before you can install a more recent driver, such as the one provided on the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD.

  • Page 82: Removing The 6.10 Driver

    Step 2 like two connected computers. Click Terminate. Step 3 Step 4 Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. Open Windows Explorer and find the \Utilities\RmWep directory on your Step 5 computer’s CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 83: Removing The 6.10 Driver For Windows Nt

    Right-click the WepStat icon in the system tray on your desktop. This icon looks like two connected computers. Step 3 Click Terminate. Step 4 Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. Step 5 Open Windows Explorer and find the \Utilities\RmWep directory on your computer’s CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 84: Removing The 6.10 Driver For Windows 2000

    Right-click the WepStat icon in the system tray on your desktop. This icon looks Step 2 like two connected computers. Click Terminate. Step 3 Step 4 Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. Step 5 Open Windows Explorer. Click Tools, Folder Options, and View. Step 6...

  • Page 85: Removing A Driver Other Than The 6.10 Driver

    Click Uninstall/Unplug a device. Click Next. Click Uninstall a device. Click Next. Step 17 Step 18 From the Devices list, select the Cisco Systems wireless LAN adapter. Click Next. Step 19 Click Yes, I want to uninstall this device. Click Next.

  • Page 86: Removing The Driver For Windows Nt

    Select the Cisco Systems wireless LAN adapter. Step 3 Click Remove. Step 4 When asked if you wish to continue, click Yes and Close. Step 5 When prompted to restart your computer, click Yes. Step 6 Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 4-14 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 87: Removing The Driver For Windows 2000

    Click Uninstall/Unplug a device. Click Next. Step 4 Step 5 Click Uninstall a device. Click Next. From the Devices list, select the Cisco Systems wireless LAN adapter. Click Step 6 Next. Step 7 Click Yes, I want to uninstall this device. Click Next.

  • Page 88: Removing The Driver For Windows Ce 2.11

    Removing the Driver for Windows CE 2.11 Eject the client adapter and remove it from the Windows CE device. Step 1 Select Start > Programs > Cisco > Cisco Aironet Uninstall. The Cisco Aironet Step 2 Uninstall screen appears. Select the Uninstall Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapter checkbox.

  • Page 89: Removing The Driver For Linux

    Remove the client adapter from the desktop by clicking on the Cisco Wireless Step 9 LAN Adapter icon and dragging it to the trash can or by clicking on the Cisco Wireless LAN Adapter icon and selecting the Eject command in the Special menu.

  • Page 90: Updating The Driver

    Updating the Driver If the uninstall process is not successful, refer to the Read Me file on Note the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD for information on manually removing the necessary files. Updating the Driver You can obtain the latest drivers at http://www.cisco.com/public/sw-center/ sw-wireless.shtml.

  • Page 91: Upgrading The Driver For Windows 95 And 98

    Make sure your client adapter is installed in your computer. Double-click My Computer, Control Panel, Network, and Adapters. Step 2 Select the Cisco Systems wireless LAN adapter. Step 3 Click the Update button. Step 4 Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 4-19 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 92: Upgrading The Driver For Windows 2000

    A message appears indicating that the system is ready to install the new driver. Click Next and Finish. The driver upgrade is complete, and the old driver is overwritten by the new one. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 4-20 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 93: Upgrading The Driver For Windows Me

    A message appears indicating that the system is ready to install the new driver. Step 10 Click Next and Finish. The driver upgrade is complete, and the old driver is overwritten by the new one. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 4-21 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 94: Upgrading The Driver For Windows Ce

    Eject the client adapter and remove it from the Windows CE device. This causes Step 2 the existing driver to unload from memory. Execute the new *.cab file. A message appears indicating that the Cisco Systems Step 3 wireless LAN adapter is already installed.

  • Page 95: Upgrading The Driver For Linux

    When a dialog box appears indicating that an older version exists, click Yes to replace it. Step 5 Restart your PowerBook. The driver upgrade is complete, and the old driver is overwritten by the new one. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 4-23 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 96: Removing The Client Adapter

    Pull up firmly on the client adapter to release it from the slot and carefully tilt the adapter to allow it to clear the opening in the CPU back panel. Step 6 Reinstall the screw on the CPU back panel and replace the computer cover. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 4-24 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 97: Uninstalling The Client Utilities And The Aironet Client Utility Setup Program

    2000, or Me. Close any Windows programs that are running. Step 1 Insert the Cisco Aironet Series Wireless LAN Adapters CD into your computer’s Step 2 CD-ROM drive. Select Start > Run and enter the following path (where D is the letter of your Step 3 CD-ROM drive): D:\Utilities\ACU\setup.exe.

  • Page 98

    Chapter 4 Troubleshooting and Routine Procedures Uninstalling the Client Utilities and the Aironet Client Utility Setup Program Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide 4-26 OL-0795-01...

  • Page 99: Appendix

    A P P E N D I X Technical Specifications This appendix provides technical specifications for the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters. The following topics are covered in this section: Physical Specifications, page A-2 • Radio Specifications, page A-3 •...

  • Page 100

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Table A-1 lists the technical specifications for the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters. If a distinction is not made between series or client adapter type, the Note specification applies to all Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters in the 340 and 350 series.

  • Page 101

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Table A-1 Technical Specifications for the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters (continued) Storage temperature –40 F to 185 F (–40 C to 85 Humidity (non-operational) 95% relative humidity Altitude Operational 9843 ft (3000 m) @ room temperature for 2 hours...

  • Page 102

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Table A-1 Technical Specifications for the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters (continued) Operating frequency 2.400 to 2.497 GHz (depending on the regulatory domain in which the client adapter is used) Usable channels 2412 to 2484 MHz in 5-MHz increments Interference rejection –35 dBc adjacent channel rejection...

  • Page 103

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Table A-1 Technical Specifications for the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters (continued) Range 350 series client Outdoor adapters 2000 ft (609.6 m) @ 1 Mbps 1500 ft (457.2 m) @ 2 Mbps 1000 ft (304.8 m) @ 5.5 Mbps 800 ft (243.8 m) @ 11 Mbps...

  • Page 104

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Table A-1 Technical Specifications for the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters (continued) Power Specifications Operational voltage 5.0 V 0.25 V Receive current steady state PC card and LM card Typically 250 mA PCI client adapter Typically 350 mA...

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    Appendix A Technical Specifications Table A-1 Technical Specifications for the Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters (continued) Safety and Regulatory Compliance Safety Designed to meet: UL 1950 Third Ed. CSA 22.2 No. 950-95 IEC 60950 Second Ed., including Amendments 1-4 with all deviations EN 60950 Second Ed., including Amendments 1-4...

  • Page 106: Technical Specifications

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 107: Appendix

    This appendix provides translations of the safety warnings that appear in this publication. The following topics are covered in this section: Explosive Device Proximity Warning, page B-2 • Warning for Laptop Users, page B-3 • Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 108: Explosive Device Proximity Warning

    Não opere o dispositivo de rede sem fios perto de cápsulas explosivas não protegidas ou num ambiente explosivo, a não ser que o dispositivo tenha sido modificado para se qualificar especialmente para essa utilização. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 109: Warning For Laptop Users

    Als deze afstand niet kan worden aangehouden, dient u de tijd dat het apparaat gebruikt wordt te beperken. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 110

    5 cm di distanza durante periodi di esposizione prolungati. Se l’antenna è posizionata a meno di 5 cm di distanza dall’utente, è consigliabile limitare i tempi di esposizione alle frequenze. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 111

    PC Card-adapter under en längre tid. Om antennen befinner sig mindre än 5 cm från användaren, rekommenderar vi inte användning under längre tid. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

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    Appendix B Translated Safety Warnings Warning for Laptop Users Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 113: Appendix

    European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein, • page C-4 • Declaration of Conformity for RF Exposure, page C-6 • Guidelines for Operating Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters in Japan, page C-7 Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 114: Manufacturers Federal Communication Commission Declaration Of Conformity Statement

    • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase separation between the equipment and receiver. • Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 115: Department Of Communications - Canada

    The Part 15 radio device operates on a non-interference basis with Caution other devices operating at this frequency. Any changes or modification to said product not expressly approved by Cisco could void the user’s authority to operate this device. Department of Communications – Canada...

  • Page 116: European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, And Liechtenstein

    Appendix C Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein Declaration of Conformity with Regard to the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 117

    For the 340 series, the following standards were applied: • Radio: ETS 300.328 EMC: ETS 300.826 • • Safety: EN 60950 The following CE mark is affixed to the 340 series equipment: Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 118: Declaration Of Conformity For Rf Exposure

    This equipment is intended to be used in all EU and EFTA countries. Outdoor use may be restricted to certain frequencies and/or may require a license for operation. For more details, contact Cisco Corporate Compliance. Combinations of power levels and antennas resulting in a radiated...

  • Page 119: Guidelines For Operating Cisco Aironet Wireless Lan Adapters In Japan

    Appendix C Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information Guidelines for Operating Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters in Japan Guidelines for Operating Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters in Japan This section provides guidelines for avoiding interference when operating Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters in Japan. These guidelines are provided in both Japanese and English.

  • Page 120: English Translation

    Appendix C Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information Guidelines for Operating Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters in Japan English Translation This equipment operates in the same frequency bandwidth as industrial, scientific, and medical devices such as microwave ovens and mobile object identification (RF-ID) systems (licensed premises radio stations and unlicensed specified low-power radio stations) used in factory production lines.

  • Page 121: G L O S S A R Y

    Boot Protocol. A protocol used for the static assignment of IP addresses to BOOTP devices on the network. A modulation technique used by IEEE 802.11-compliant wireless LANs for BPSK transmission at 1 Mbps. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 122

    A type of low-gain (2.2-dBi) antenna consisting of two (often internal) elements. Dipole Direct sequence spread spectrum. A type of spread spectrum radio transmission DSSS that spreads its signal continuously over a wide frequency band. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 123

    The body responsible for the Ethernet 802.3 and wireless LAN 802.11 specifications. The wired Ethernet network. Infrastructure The Internet Protocol (IP) address of a station. IP Address Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 124

    A linear measure of the distance that a transmitter can send a signal. Range A measurement of the weakest signal a receiver can receive and still correctly Receiver Sensitivity translate it into data. Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 125

    A feature of some Access Points that allows users to move through a facility Roaming while maintaining an unbroken connection to the LAN. A connector type unique to Cisco Aironet radios and antennas. Part 15.203 of RP-TNC the FCC rules covering spread spectrum devices limits the types of antennas that may be used with transmission equipment.

  • Page 126

    Glossary Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 127: I N D E X

    Windows NT or 2000 3-32 uninstalling 4-25 conventions, document xiii to xv antennas placement 1-10 safety guidelines specifications data rates 1-10, A-4 used with client adapters dipole antenna diversity antenna Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 128

    3-24 to 3-26 removing driver 4-17 updating driver 4-23 LM card client adapter antenna declaration of conformity statement C-2 to C-3 description safety compliance statement host devices 1-2, 2-5 Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 129

    4-4 to 4-5 PC card client adapter resolving in Windows NT antenna RF exposure declaration of conformity description statement inserting into computing device 3-2 to 3-4 RF obstructions 1-11, 2-6 removing 4-24 roaming Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 130

    4-19 location on CCO Windows CE procedures 4-2 to 4-8 determining version and processor type 3-18 installing driver 3-18 to 3-23 removing driver 4-16 updating driver 4-22 unpacking the client adapter Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

  • Page 131

    3-13 to 3-14 removing 6.10 driver 4-11 to 4-12 removing driver other than 6.10 4-14 updating driver 4-19 wireless infrastructure workstations defined in wireless infrastructure positioning 1-10 to 1-11 Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

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    Index Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Adapters Hardware Installation Guide OL-0795-01...

This manual also for:

Aironet 340 series, Aironet 350 series

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