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HP Ethernet USB Network Adapter hn210e User Manual

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    The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard (HP) makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for any errors or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    contents introduction ............. 5 hp digital home networking ethernet USB network adapter ............. 5 features ................. 6 getting to know the Ethernet USB network adapter ..7 ports ................7 LEDs................8 USB icon ............... 9 USB cabling ..............10 troubleshooting ............

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  • Page 5: Introduction

    introduction hp digital home networking ethernet USB network adapter Congratulations on your purchase of the HP Digital Home Networking Ethernet USB Adapter. The HP Digital Home Networking Ethernet USB Network Adapter is plug and play. You can connect instantly to a network from a USB-enabled desktop or notebook computer with Windows 98, Millennium, 2000, or XP.

  • Page 6: Features

    Ethernet USB network adapter features The Ethernet USB Network Adapter has plug and play compatablity with Windows 98, Millenium, 2000, and XP and includes the following: One B-type (female) USB port for a standard USB cable ❑ One RJ-45 10/100 port for a Category 3 or 5 cable ❑...

  • Page 7: Getting To Know The Ethernet Usb Network Adapter

    getting to know the Ethernet USB network adapter ports USB and LAN 10/100 ports USB Port LAN 10/100 Port Connect the Type B square end of the Universal Serial Bus ( USB) cable (provided) to the adapter’s USB port and the Type A rectangular end to your computer’s Type A USB port.

  • Page 8: Leds

    Ethernet USB network adapter LEDs Network Adapter LEDs TX/RX LINK TX/RX Flickers whenever network data is passing through the adapter. LINK Lights green when the adapter is connected to a network at 10 Mbps and orange when connected at 100 Mbps.

  • Page 9: Usb Icon

    USB icon USB icon The USB icon identifies a USB port. USB icon...

  • Page 10: Usb Cabling

    Ethernet USB network adapter USB cabling The Ethernet USB Network Adapter comes with one USB cable. The cable has two plugs: Type A rectangular plug ❑ Type B square plug ❑ USB plugs Type A Type B connecting the cable Follow the steps below to connect the cable: 1 Connect the Type B square plug to the Ehternet USB Network Adapter.

  • Page 11: Troubleshooting

    troubleshooting Windows does not detect new hardware with the Ethernet USB Network Adapter hardware installed, or it continues to detect the adapter each time I restart the PC. Verify that the adapter is securely inserted into the appropriate port on your ❑...

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    Ethernet USB network adapter I do not want to share a drive or printer anymore, or I want to physically remove a drive or printer from my network. You will have to manually reconfigure your File and Printer Sharing settings. To ❑...

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    troubleshooting To locate computers on your network when your operating system is Windows ❑ 2000, Me, or XP: 1 On your Windows desktop, right-click My Network Places, then select Search for Computers. 2 In the left panel in the Computer Name box, enter the name of a missing computer and click Search Now.

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  • Page 15: Specifications

    specifications general Model number hn210e Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, USB v1.0, or higher Protocol CSMA/CD Ports one USB Type B port one 10BaseT/100BaseTX auto-sensing RJ–45 Speed 10 Mbps (Ethernet), 100 Mbps (fast Ethernet) Cabling UTP/STP Category 5 or better Topology Star Bus speed...

  • Page 16: Environmental

    Ethernet USB network adapter environmental Dimensions 97 mm x 66 mm x 30 mm (3.8 in x 2.6 in x 1.2 in) Power 5V bus, powered by PC Certifications FCC Part 15, Class B Operating temperature 32° F to 122° F (0° C to 49° C) Storage temperature –4°...

  • Page 17: Glossary

    glossary 10BaseT Ethernet standard topology for twisted pair (T) cabling (transfer rate of 10 Mbps over 100 meters). 100BaseT Fast Ethernet twisted pair cabling (transfer rate of 100 Mbps over 100 meters). ad-hoc network Group of computers, each with a wireless LAN network adapter, connected as an independent wireless local area network for the duration of a single communications session.

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    Ethernet USB network adapter client/server network Network in which one computer (the “server”) shares resources with other computers, called “clients” (as opposed to a peer-to-peer network). CSMA/CD (Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detect) The protocol for carrier transmission access in an Ethernet network in which each device senses whether the line is idle and then sends data.

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    glossary DNS (Domain Name System) Method for matching Internet domain names with IP addresses. When a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is entered into a Web browser, a domain name server retrieves the corresponding IP address for the domain name specified (“name resolution”) and sends the request to the appropriate server.

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    Ethernet USB network adapter FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum) Uses a narrowband carrier that changes frequency in a pattern known to both transmitter and receiver. Properly synchronized, the net effect is to maintain a single logical channel. To an unintended receiver, FHSS appears to be short- duration impulse noise.

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    glossary Internet Worldwide network of networks linking millions of computers together; see also WAN (Wide Area Network). intranet Private home or business network. IP (Internet Protocol) address A unique 12-digit number (for example, identifying each sender and receiver of network packets across the Internet. IPSec (Internet Protocol Security) A developing standard for security on the Internet.

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    Ethernet USB network adapter network System connecting two or more computers and peripherals enabling them to communicate and share resources. network adapter See NIC (Network Interface Card). network mask See subnet mask. NIC (Network Interface Card) Card or adapter that allows a computer to connect to a network. Also called a network adapter.

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    glossary PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol) Protocol allowing corporations to extend their corporate network over the Internet through private “tunnels.” This has the effect of using the Internet as a large private local area network known as a “virtual private network” or VPN. print server A hardware device that enables a printer to be connected directly to a network.

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    Ethernet USB network adapter server Computer on a network that provides services to other computers on the network. SPI (stateful packet inspection) The ability of a firewall to remember outgoing requests to the Internet from internal network users and only allow responses to those requests back through the firewall, thus denying attempts to access the local network that have not been requested.

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    glossary TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) Basic communication language of the Internet (but can also be used in private networks). TCP keeps track of individual data packets, while IP handles the actual delivery of the data. TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) A simple, easy-to-implement protocol for transferring files on a network that lacks most of the features of a normal File Transfer Protocol (FTP) program (it cannot list directories or authenticate users).

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  • Page 27: Index

    index cabling USB 10 Ethernet port 7 features listed 6 summarized 5 glossary 19 introduction 5 LAN port 7 LEDs 8 link LED 8 ports 7 specifications environmental 18 general 17 troubleshooting 13 TX/RX LED 8 USB cabling 10 USB icon (pictured) 9 USB port 7...

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  • Page 29: Regulatory Notices

    Pursuant to Part 15.21 of the FCC Rules, any changes or modifications to this equipment not ❑ expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may cause harmful interference, and void your authority to operate this equipment. To maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations, use only cable accessories provided.

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