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  • Page 2: For Your Safety

    For your safety Read these simple guidelines. Breaking the rules may be dangerous or illegal. Further detailed information is given in this user’s guide. Do not use the wireless LAN card while driving; park the vehicle first. All wireless LAN cards may receive interference, which could affect performance.
  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity

    Nokia operates a policy of continuous development. Nokia reserves the right to make changes and improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice. Under no circumstances shall Nokia be responsible for any loss of data or income or any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages howsoever caused.
  • Page 6 The Nokia C110 Wireless LAN Card and the Nokia C111 Wireless LAN Card are extended type II PC cards, offering a data transmission rate of up to 11 Mbit/s in a wireless local area network (LAN) environment. The Nokia C110 features two internal antennas for compact size. The Nokia C111 is equipped with internal antennas and two external antenna connectors.
  • Page 7 Data connections can be made from most locations where your wireless LAN card operates. However, it is recommended that you move the wireless LAN card to a location where the strongest possible network signal can be obtained. When the signal is strong, data transmission is efficient. The following factors may impair wireless connections: Noise Electronic appliances and equipment can cause radio interference.
  • Page 8 When the wireless stations in a wireless LAN wish to communicate using WEP, they must have the same secret key in possession. The Nokia C110/C111 is equipped with an integrated smart card reader. Smart cards and smart card readers provide a tool for managing secure user authentication in a wireless LAN.
  • Page 9 Do not cover the antenna. The Nokia C111 has two antenna connectors for attaching external antennas for coverage area extension. The Nokia C111 can be used with up to two external antennas at the same time. Use only the supplied antennas or an approved external antenna.
  • Page 10 When you disconnect the cable of any external antenna, grasp and pull the plug, not the cable. For availability of approved accessories, please check with your dealer. In order to comply with FCC RF exposure requirements for a mobile transmitter, a minimum separation distance of 20 cm must be maintained between the antenna and all persons during transmission.
  • Page 11 To access and to operate in a wireless LAN with the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card, you need to specify a number of network settings. If wireless stations are to communicate with each other in the wireless LAN, the stations must share certain settings. You can leave most settings at their default value, or use the automatic option when applicable, unless, for example, the system administrator advises you to the contrary.
  • Page 12 You must always configure the country setting according to the country where you are currently using your wireless LAN card. Using the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card in any other country not specified, or with an incorrect country setting may be illegal.
  • Page 13 communicating. Ad hoc networking is easy to set up, but communication is limited to stations that are within range. Figure 3 - Ad hoc networking Select the desired operating mode when you are creating a new profile with the Profile Wizard. If you want to change the operating mode later, go to the Profiles page and click Edit.
  • Page 14 The Nokia C110/C111 operates in the 2.4 GHz frequency band. You need to specify a radio frequency channel on which the wireless LAN card is used. The selection of available channels may vary from country to country, as certain countries have a limited number of channels that can be used.
  • Page 15 LAN when logging onto a domain, insert the wireless LAN card into your computer and switch on the computer, then wait until the small Nokia C110/C111 icon appears in the bottom right corner of the screen. After that you can type your user name and password.
  • Page 16 Click Start. Select Settings and Control Panel. Double-click the PC Card icon to open the PC Card Properties dialog box. Select Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card from the list and click Stop. When the operating system prompts you, remove the wireless LAN card.
  • Page 17 A quicker way to stop the wireless LAN card is to click the PC Card icon on the taskbar and to select the option Stop Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card. Again, wait until the operating system prompts you to remove the card.
  • Page 18 The user interface of the Nokia C110/C111 consists of two types of windows: the Monitor window and the Manager window. The Monitor window is a small window displaying information on the status of the network connection. When you are using the Nokia C110/C111,...
  • Page 19 You are connected to subscribed services provided by your network operator or service provider. The Nokia C110/C111 icon on the taskbar changes in a similar manner and displays the current status of the connection. The Monitor window also has a signal strength indicator and a data flow indicator.
  • Page 20 LAN card and get more detailed information on the status of the connection. You can access it either by clicking the browse button in the Monitor window (see Figure 5 on page 18), or by right-clicking the Nokia C110/C111 icon on the task bar and by selecting Manager window from the shortcut menu.
  • Page 21 You may need to change the proxy settings when you change profiles. By creating different profiles for different wireless LANs, you can easily switch from one wireless LAN to another without having to memorise the network settings. To create a new profile, click New. The Profile Wizard opens. This wizard will guide you through creating a new profile.
  • Page 22 settings can also be specified and configured manually . Ask your system administrator for the correct values. Make sure that the Manage TCP/IP properties together with profiles check box is selected on the General settings page/Advanced tab. If this check box is not selected, the TCP/IP settings are managed by network settings which can be configured in the Control Panel.
  • Page 23 The Edit Profile dialog box consists of several tabs (General, Logon, Security, TCP/IP, Advanced), and from some of the tabs you can open additional dialog boxes. On each tab you can change the existing settings, but the changes will take effect only when you click the OK or Save As button in the main Edit Profile dialog box.
  • Page 24 On the Logon tab, you can edit the following properties: If you select this option, your wireless LAN card automatically logs on to a specified domain. You must have a user name and password for the domain. Make sure that the Manage domain settings together with profiles check box is selected on the General settings page/ Advanced tab.
  • Page 25 (Quick Infrastructure, Quick Ad Hoc, and Wired LAN) cannot be exported. On the Status page, you can find general information on the current operation of the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card and the network you are using. The following properties are displayed on the General tab in the Operating information area: Name of the profile currently in use.
  • Page 26 Click it and you can configure the Nokia A032 Wireless LAN Access Point using a standard browser interface. For details on how to configure the Nokia A032, please refer to the Nokia A032 Wireless LAN Access Point Advanced User Guide.
  • Page 27 To change a disabled PIN code, you need a PUK (PIN Unblocking Key) code. The PUK code is unique for each smart card and it cannot be changed. You can find the PUK code for the Nokia Smart Card in the sales package of the smart card.
  • Page 28 Wireless stations in the ad hoc network area. Note that only the names of those computers which are using the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card are shown. By double-clicking the entries, you can access those folders that are shared.
  • Page 29 Open Monitor window automatically option. If you select Always show icon on taskbar, the small Nokia C110/C111 icon on the taskbar will be displayed even when the card has not been inserted.
  • Page 30 For the changes to take effect, click the Apply button. If you have made changes to the settings but wish to restore the previous settings, click Restore. Personal WEP keys are used for authenticating the user in a network. Personal keys are usually created by the system administrator, who can store them on smart cards and then distribute them to the users.
  • Page 31 For the changes to take effect, click the Apply button. If you have made changes to the settings but wish to restore the previous settings, click Restore. On the Diagnostics page, you can run a series of fault diagnosis tests to ensure that the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card and the software are...
  • Page 32 “Troubleshooting” on page 41. You can download the latest software version of the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card from Nokia’s customer support Web site. In order to be able to update your software, you first have to register to Nokia’s customer database.
  • Page 33 Click the Update button. Your Web browser opens and you are taken to Nokia’s Web site. There you find a link for the Web page where you get the latest software. Install the updated software version for your wireless LAN card.
  • Page 34 To store data on a smart card: Slide the smart card into the smart card slot of the Nokia C110/C111. Make sure that the metal contacts of the smart card are facing down and that the bevelled corner is on the right. See Figure 7 on page 42.
  • Page 35 The installation disk can now be used: the user inserts the installation disk into the disk drive of a computer and selects setup.exe. The installation starts and when prompted by the system, the user inserts the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card into a compatible computer. The installation is carried out without the user having to configure settings.
  • Page 36 Before connecting to SIM services, make sure you are within the coverage area of an access point and connected to a wireless LAN. The Connect button is activated only when the wireless device has detected a service in the network, otherwise the button remains inactive. On the SIM services page, Click Connect.
  • Page 37 Settings on SIM card Your service provider’s domain name and Web address can be stored on a SIM card in SMS (Short Message Service) form. Your service provider may store these settings on the SIM card before issuing you the card, or the service provider may send a text message to your cellular phone when the SIM card is inserted in it.
  • Page 38 Other manufacturer’s 128-bit keys may not be compatible with the 128-bit key (128+24) used with the Nokia C110/C111. Instead, with the Nokia C110/C111 you may need to use the 104-bit key (104+24) to ensure compatibility with other manufacturer’s 128-bit keys.
  • Page 39 Shared keys can be used as the only form of WEP security or used together with a personal key. If a wireless LAN includes a Nokia A032 Wireless LAN Access Point that is configured to use open authentication, you can still use shared WEP keys.
  • Page 40 The Edit Shared WEP Key dialog box opens. Select the name of the network from the list. The name of a shared key must be the same as the name of the network. For each wireless LAN network, you may specify four shared keys. In the Use as list, select a slot for the key.
  • Page 41 Smart cards provide a means of storing vital information such as security keys or network profiles. Smart cards also provide an easy way for users to carry data with them. The Nokia C110/C111 is equipped with an integrated smart card reader that reads the electronic data from a smart card.
  • Page 42 • You can have only one smart card driver installed on your computer at one time. If you already have a smart card driver installed on your computer and you want to use the smart card driver provided by Nokia, you first have to uninstall the existing driver.
  • Page 43 Insert the wireless LAN card in your computer. Enter the PIN code of your smart card and click OK. You can now start the Nokia C110/C111 program and access the network. Keep all miniature smart cards out of small children's reach.
  • Page 44 If you encounter problems when installing and/or using the Nokia C110/ C111 Wireless LAN Card, this chapter will provide assistance. The chapter is organised according to the type of problem. When troubleshooting the wireless LAN card, a good starting point...
  • Page 45 Click Yes and follow the instructions given in the wizard. Note that you need the Windows NT installation files during this procedure. The order in which the various installation files are used is: first the Nokia C110/ C111 installation files, then the Windows NT installation files, and finally the Nokia C110/C111 files again.
  • Page 46 The Windows 2000 driver for the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card does not have a WHQL certification (Windows Hardware Quality Labs). You can, however, continue with the installation. When upgrading to a newer version of software, profiles are not deleted. You do not have to configure them again because the installation directory remains in the system.
  • Page 47 Enabled or Automatic, not Disabled. Updating Network Neighborhood may take a while. If you allow the domain settings to be managed by the Nokia C110/C111, you might lose your domain settings if you use a profile without a domain. To...
  • Page 48 Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) compatible. ™ The Nokia A020/A021 Wireless LAN Access Point does not support the power saving mode of the Nokia C110/C111. Power saving should be disabled on the General settings page of the Manager window. Make sure that all computers are on the same channel and have the same network name.
  • Page 49 TCP/IP address manually. Only wireless stations using the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card can be shown on the list of stations. If stations with the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card are not shown on the list, join the ad hoc network again.
  • Page 50 Try to insert another PC card in the slot to determine if there is a compatibility problem between the Nokia C110/C111 Wireless LAN Card and the PC card slot, or if there is a general fault with the slot.
  • Page 51 Control Panel, Users and Passwords. Select the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer check box. You can find the latest troubleshooting information in the readme.txt file on the product CD-ROM. You can also find further information at
  • Page 52 PC card (extended type II) 116 mm x 54 mm x 5/10 mm 43 g/45 g IEEE 802.11b Integrated antennas (The Nokia C111 also has external antenna connectors.) Wired equivalent privacy (WEP) with up to 128-bit secret key. For other security solutions, check the product CD-ROM and Nokia’s Web site at...
  • Page 53 Do not use the wireless LAN card while driving a vehicle. If using the wireless LAN card, park the vehicle first. Do not place the wireless LAN card on the passenger seat or where it can break loose in a collision or sudden stop. Remember: road safety always comes first! Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area and always power off your wireless LAN card whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when...
  • Page 54 Other medical devices Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, including wireless LAN cards, can cause interference. Observe restrictions for use. Power off your wireless LAN card in health care facilities when any regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do so. Vehicles RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles (e.g.
  • Page 55 Name: Nokia C110 Wireless LAN Card and Nokia C111 Wireless LAN Card Responsible party: Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. P.O. Box 100 FIN-00045 Nokia Group Finland This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 56 Your wireless LAN card is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The suggestions below will help you to fulfill any warranty obligations and to enjoy this product for many years. When using your wireless LAN card or any accessory: •...
  • Page 57 Often specified as public access zones and corporate or enterprise access zones. One of the two operating modes that can be selected when using the Nokia C110/C111. With this configuration option, users can set up a wireless network where wireless stations can send and receive data directly with each other without access points.
  • Page 58 Identifies the sender or the receiver of information sent in packets across the Internet. One of the two operating modes that can be selected when using the Nokia C110/C111. With this configuration option users can setup a network where wireless stations communicate with wired and wireless stations through an access point.
  • Page 59 Personal Identification Number code. PIN code (4 to 8 digits) is an access code for protecting a smart card against unauthorised use. Feature unique to the Nokia C110/C111. A profile is a collection of settings needed for connecting to a wireless LAN. You can easily switch between networks by selecting an appropriate profile.
  • Page 60 Request To Send threshold parameter, which controls for what size data packet the low level RF protocol issues an RTS packet. Company that offers its users telecommunication services. A service provider may be a network operator or possibly a separate body. Subscriber Identity Module card.
  • Page 61 31 dropouts 7 access controller 35 access points 27 configuring Nokia A032 33 editing accessing smart card 43 personal WEP keys 40 ad hoc networks shared WEP keys 39 creating 15 editing profiles 22 joining 15 electronic devices 53...
  • Page 62 inserting selecting 31, 41 smart card 42 PIN code 41 wireless LAN card 14 changing 27, 43 installation setting request on or off 43 troubleshooting 44 unblocking 43 installation disks PIN code request 27 creating 34 power saving 29 profiles 11, 20 copying to smart card 34 joining ad hoc network 15 creating 21...
  • Page 63 Monitor window 29 wireless LAN 47 network name 13 operating mode 12 unblocking PIN code 43 power saving 29 uninstalling 17 SIM services 36 unlocking smart card 43 TCP/IP 21 updating software 33 shared WEP keys 38 creating 39 editing 39 WEP 8, 38 exporting 40 WEP keys...

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