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RT-N10E
11n Wireless Router
User Manual

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  • Page 1 RT-N10E 11n Wireless Router User Manual...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents About this guide ..................4 Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router Package contents .................. 7 System requirements ................7 Before you proceed ................7 Hardware features ................. 8 Top panel ................... 8 Rear panel ..................9 Bottom panel ................... 10 Mounting options ..................11 Chapter 2: Getting started...
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    This guide contains the following parts: • Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router This chapter provides information on the package contents, system requirements, hardware features, and LED indicators of the ASUS Wireless Router. • Chapter 2: Getting started This chapter provides instructions on setting up the Router and Access Point modes of the ASUS Wireless Router.
  • Page 5: Conventions Used In This Guide

    • Chapter 6: Troubleshooting This chapter provides you with a troubleshooting guide for solving common problems you may encounter when using the ASUS Wireless Router. • Appendices This chapter provides you with the regulatory Notices and Safety Statements. Conventions used in this guide WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task.
  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Knowing Your Wireless Router

    • An installed TCP/IP and Internet browser Before you proceed Take note of the following guidelines before installing the ASUS Wireless Router: • The length of the Ethernet cable that connects the device to the network (hub, ADSL/cable modem, router, wall patch) must not exceed 100 meters.
  • Page 8: Hardware Features

    Transmitting or receiving data (through Ethernet cable) No power or no physical connection Has physical connection to an Ethernet LAN 1-4 (Local network Area Network) Flashing Transmitting or receiving data (through Ethernet cable) RT-N10E Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router...
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Connect an RJ-5 Ethernet cable to this port to establish WAN connection. LAN 1 ~ 4 ports Connect RJ-5 Ethernet cables to these ports to establish LAN connection. WPS button Press this button to establish wireless connection. Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router RT-N10E...
  • Page 10: Bottom Panel

    These vents provide ventilation to your router. Note: For details on mounting your router on a wall or ceiling, refer to the section Mounting options on the next page of this user manual. RT-N10E Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router...
  • Page 11: Mounting Options

    Mounting options Out of the box, the ASUS Wireless Router is designed to sit on a raised flat surface like a file cabinet or book shelf. The unit may also be converted for mounting to a wall or ceiling. To mount the ASUS Wireless Router: 1.
  • Page 12 RT-N10E Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router...
  • Page 13: Chapter 2: Getting Started

    Getting started Setting up the wireless router The ASUS Wireless Router includes a web graphics user interface (web GUI) that allows you to configure the wireless router using your web browser on your computer. Note: For details on configuring your wireless router using the web GUI, refer to Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI.
  • Page 14 QIS. For more details, refer to the next section Using QIS without auto- detection. . Assign the network name and network key for a secure wireless network. Click Finish when done. . Internet connection setup is done. RT-N10E Chapter : Setting up the hardware...
  • Page 15: Using Qis Without Auto-detection

    ISP services: Automatic IP, PPPoE, Static IP, PPTP, and L2TP. . Click Next and key in the necessary information for your ISP connection type. Important: Obtain the necessary information about your Internet connection type from your ISP. Chapter : Setting up the hardware RT-N10E...
  • Page 16 RT-N10E Chapter : Setting up the hardware...
  • Page 17: Chapter 3: Configuring The Network Clients

    • Subnet Mask: 55.55.55.0 (same as the ASUS Wireless Router) • Gateway: 19.168.1.1 (IP address of the ASUS Wireless Router) • DNS: 19.168.1.1 (ASUS Wireless Router) or assign a known DNS server in your network Chapter 3: Configuring the clients...
  • Page 18: Windows 2000

    DNS server settings to be assigned automatically. Otherwise, select Use the following DNS server addresses: and key in the Preferred and Alternate DNS server. 5. Click OK when done. RT-N10E Chapter 3: Configuring the clients...
  • Page 19 DNS server settings to be assigned automatically. Otherwise, select Use the following DNS server addresses: and key in the Preferred and Alternate DNS server. 5. Click OK when done. Chapter 3: Configuring the clients RT-N10E...
  • Page 20 DNS server settings to be assigned automatically. Otherwise, select Use the following DNS server addresses: and key in the Preferred and Alternate DNS server. 5. Click OK when done. RT-N10E Chapter 3: Configuring the clients...
  • Page 21: Managing Bandwidth With Qos

    1. From the left navigation menu, click Advanced Setting > WAN > QoS tab. . Tick Yes in the Enable QoS field. 3. To manage the network traffic, select IP or MAC in the Address Type field. . Click Apply to save the settings. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N10E...
  • Page 22: Setting Up The Operation Mode

    . Tick IP Sharing mode (Default) and click Save. . Click QIS from the navigation menu. Select your connection type from these types of ISP services: Automatic IP, PPPoE, Static IP, PPTP, and L2TP. RT-N10E Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI...
  • Page 23: Setting Up The Wireless Router In Access Point Mode

    1. From the navigation menu, click Advanced Setting > Administration > Operation Mode tab. . Tick Access Point and click Save. . Key in your network name (SSID) and network key. Click Finish when done. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N10E...
  • Page 24 Intel wireless LAN card ASUS 167gv driver v1...0 or later XP SP ASUS 160N/10N driver v1.0..0 or later ASUS LAN card with ASUS WLAN Utility ASUS 167gv driver v1...0 or later XP SP1 and 000 ASUS 160N/10N driver v1.0..0 or later To set up the WPS: 1.
  • Page 25 You may also choose to key in the wireless LAN card’s PIN code, then click Start PIN. Note: Refer to the documentation that came with the wireless LAN card for the wireless LAN card’s PIN code. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N10E...
  • Page 26: Upgrading The Firmware

    Upgrading the firmware Note: Download the latest firmware from the ASUS website at http://www.asus.com. To upgrade the firmware: 1. Click Advanced Setting from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. . Under the Administration menu, click Firmware Upgrade.
  • Page 27: Restoring/saving/uploading Settings

    To restore previous system settings, click Browse to locate the system file that • you want to restore, then click Upload. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N10E...
  • Page 28 RT-N10E Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI...
  • Page 29: Chapter 5: Installing The Utilities

    Installing the utilities Installing the utilities The support CD contains the utilities for configuring the ASUS Wireless Router. To install the ASUS WLAN Utilities in Microsoft Windows, insert the support CD ® in the CD drive. If Autorun is disabled, run setup.exe from the root directory of the support CD.
  • Page 30 . Click Next to accept the default destination folder or click Browse to specify another path. . Click Next to accept the default program folder or enter another name. 5. Click Finish when setup is completed. RT-N10E Chapter 5: Installing the utilities...
  • Page 31: Device Discovery

    Device Discovery Device Discovery is an ASUS WLAN utility that detects an ASUS wireless router and enables you to configure the device. To launch the Device Discovery utility: From your computer’s desktop, click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility >...
  • Page 32: Firmware Restoration

    RT-N10E Wireless Router > Firmware Restoration. 4. Specify a firmware file, then click Upload. Note: This is not a firmware upgrade utility and cannot be used on a working ASUS Wireless Router. Normal firmware upgrades must be done through the web interface.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This troubleshooting guide provides solutions to some common problems that you may encounter while installing or using the ASUS Wireless Router. These problems require simple troubleshooting that you can perform by yourself. Contact the ASUS Technical Support if you encounter problems not mentioned in this chapter.
  • Page 34 Network name or encryption • Try setting up the wired connection and keys are forgotten. configuring the wireless encryption again. • Press the Restore button at the rear panel of the wireless router for more than five seconds. RT-N10E Chapter 6: Troubleshooting...
  • Page 35 IP address: 19.168.1.1 Domain Name: (Blank) Subnet Mask: 55.55.55.0 DNS Server 1: 19.168.1.1 DNS Server 2: (Blank) SSID: ASUS I cannot use 192.168.1.1 to Check the router’s operation mode. access the main page. • In the Router mode, the default IP address is 19.168.1.1.
  • Page 36 RT-N10E Chapter 6: Troubleshooting...
  • Page 37: Notices

    Notices ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components, as well as the packaging materials.
  • Page 38: Safety Information

    GNU General Public License. Please see The GNU General Public License for the exact terms and conditions of this license. We include a copy of the GPL with every CD shipped with our product. All future firmware updates will also RT-N10E Appendices...
  • Page 39 If the software is modified by someone else and passed on, we want its recipients to know that what they have is not the original, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on the original authors’ reputations. Appendices RT-N10E...
  • Page 40 (or else, saying that you provide a warranty) and that users may redistribute the program under these conditions, and telling the user how to view a copy of this License. RT-N10E Appendices...
  • Page 41 If distribution of executable or object code is made by offering access to copy from a designated place, then offering equivalent access to copy the source code from the same place counts as distribution of the source code, even Appendices RT-N10E...
  • Page 42 RT-N10E Appendices...
  • Page 43 1 IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE PROGRAM AS PERMITTED ABOVE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES Appendices RT-N10E...
  • Page 44: Safety Warning

    Safety Warning SAFE TEMP: This wireless router should be only used in environments with ambient temperatures between 5ºC(1ºF) and 0ºC(10ºF). DO NOT expose to or use near liquids, rain, or moisture. DO NOT use the modem during electrical storms. RT-N10E Appendices...
  • Page 45: Asus Contact Information

    ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Address 800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 959, USA Telephone +150955088 +1509871 Website usa.asus.com Online support support.asus.com ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 1-, D-0880 Ratingen, Germany +910959911 Website www.asus.de Online contact www.asus.de/sales Technical Support Telephone (Component)
  • Page 46 ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Manufacturer: Tel: +886--89-7 Address: No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 11, TAIWAN ASUS Computer GmbH Authorised representative in Europe: Address: HARKORT STR. 1-, 0880 RATINGEN, GERMANY BOGAZICI BIL GISAYAR SAN. VE TIC. A.S. Authorised distributors in Turkey:...

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