Package Contents Contents of Package: D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G+ DWL-G650+ 2.4 GHz - 54Mbps Wireless Cardbus Adapter Manual, Warranty and Drivers on CD Printed Quick Installation Guide If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. System Requirements for Configuration:...
Unlike most network cards, the DWL-G650+ provides data transfers at up to 8X (compared to the standard 11 Mbps) when used with other D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G+ products. The 802.11g standard is backwards compatible with 802.11b products.This means that you do not need to change your entire network to maintain connectivity.
Features Fully compatible with the 802.11g standard to provide a wireless data rate of up to 54Mbps Backwards compatible with the 802.11b standard to provide a wireless data rate of up to 11Mbps WPA* (Wi Fi Protected Access) authorizes and identifies users based on a secret key that changes automatically at a regular interval, for example: TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol), in conjunction with a RADIUS server, changes the temporal key every 10,000 packets, ensuring greater...
Wireless Basics D-Link wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to- use and compatible high-speed wireless connectivity within your home, business or public access wireless networks. D-Link wireless products will allow you access to the data you want, when and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking brings.
The DWL-G650+ is compatible with the following wireless products: D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+, D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G+ DWL-G650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapters used with laptop computers D-Link AirPlus DWL-520+, D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G+ DWL-G520+...
OFDM reduces the amount of crosstalk (interference) in signal transmissions. The D-Link DWL-G650+ will automatically sense the best possible connection speed to ensure the greatest speed and range possible.
Wireless Basics (continued) Installation Considerations The D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G+ DWL-G650+ lets you access your network, using a wireless connection, from virtually anywhere within its operating range. 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.
An Infrastructure network contains an Access Point or a Wireless Router. The Infrastructure Network example shown on the following page contains the following D-Link network devices (your existing network may be comprised of other devices): A wireless Router - D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G+ DI-624+...
Connect the Cable or DSL modem to your broadband router (see the Quick Installation Guide included with your router.) If you are connecting a desktop computer to your network, install the D-Link AirPlus Xtrem G+ DWL-520+ wireless PCI adapter into an available PCI slot on your desktop computer.
Getting Started Setting up a Wireless Ad Hoc Network Install the D-Link DWL-G520+ Wireless Network adapter into one desktop computer. See the Quick Installation Guide included with the product for installation instructions. Install another DWL-G650+ into a laptop computer. See the Quick...
Using the Configuration Utility If you wish to change the default settings or optimize the performance of the DWL-G650+, D-Link has included a configuration utility for this purpose. How- ever, in Windows XP, you will instead use zero configuration utility.
Configuration Utility Link Info Status: Displays the MAC Address of the Access Point that is associated with the DWL-G650+. SSID: The Service Set Identifier is the name assigned to the wireless network. The factory SSID setting is set to default. TxRate: The default setting is Auto;...
Configuration Utility D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+ 2.4GHz Wireless Cardbus Adapter Configuration This configuration screen displays the default settings for the DWL-G650+ To communicate on the network all devices must have the same settings for the following properties: SSID - (Service Set Identifier) is a name that identifies a wireless network. Access Points and wireless clients attempting to connect to a specific WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) must use the same SSID.
Configuration Utility Encryption Data Encryption – enable Encryption by clicking on the box. Encryption is disabled as the default setting. Authorization mode – choose one of the following modes: Open Authentication – communicates the key across the network Shared Authentication – allows communication only with other devices with identical WEP settings Auto –...
Configuration Utility Site Survey Available Networks The top section of the window displays the Available Networks. Scroll up and down the list and highlight the network to which you wish to connect. Click on the Connect button. Profiles In the lower half of the screen, you can manage the profiles that you have created for the wireless network at home, at the office and in public places.
Configuration Utility Add New Profile In this window you can configure all the properties of a profile in order to connect with a network of your choice. After you have entered your changes in this window, click OK to save the changes.
Configuration Utility About The ABOUT screen gives you information about the Firmware and Utility Versions of the DWL-G650+.
Networking Basics Using the Network Setup Wizard in Windows XP In this section you will learn how to establish a network at home or work, using Microsoft Windows XP. Note: Please refer to websites such as http://www.homenethelp.com http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000 for information about networking computers using Windows 2000, ME or 98SE.
Networking Basics Please follow all the instructions in this window: Click Next In the following window, select the best description of your computer. If your computer connects to the internet through a gateway/router, select the second option as shown. Click Next...
Networking Basics Enter a Computer description and a Computer name (optional.) Click Next Enter a Workgroup name. All computers on your network should have the same Workgroup name. Click Next...
Networking Basics Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard applies the changes. When the changes are complete, click Next. Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard configures the computer. This may take a few minutes.
Networking Basics In the window below, select the option that fits your needs. In this example, Create a Network Setup Disk has been selected. You will run this disk on each of the computers on your network. Click Next. Insert a disk into the Floppy Disk Drive, in this case drive A. Click Next...
Networking Basics Please read the information under Here’s how in the screen below. After you complete the Network Setup Wizard you will use the Network Setup Disk to run the Network Setup Wizard once on each of the computers on your network. To continue click Next.
Networking Basics Please read the information on this screen, then click Finish to complete the Network Setup Wizard. The new settings will take effect when you restart the computer. Click Yes to restart the computer. You have completed configuring this computer. Next, you will need to run the Network Setup Disk on all the other computers on your network.
Networking Basics Naming your Computer To name your computer, please follow these directions:In Windows XP: Click Start (in the lower left corner of the screen) Right-click on My Computer Select Properties and click Select the Computer Name Tab in the System Properties window.
Networking Basics Naming your Computer In this window, enter the Computer name Select Workgroup and enter the name of the Workgroup All computers on your network must have the same Workgroup name. Click OK Checking the IP Address in Windows XP The wireless adapter-equipped computers in your network must be in the same IP Ad- dress range (see Getting Started in this manual for a definition of IP Address Range.) To check on the IP Address of the adapter, please do the following:...
Networking Basics Checking the IP Address in Windows XP This window will appear. Click the Support tab Click Close Assigning a Static IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Note: Residential Gateways/Broadband Routers will automatically assign IP Ad- dresses to the computers on the network, using DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) technology.
Networking Basics Assigning a Static IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Double-click on Network Connections Right-click on Local Area Connections Double-click on Properties...
Networking Basics Assigning a Static IP Address in Windows XP/2000 D-Link AirPlus XtremeG+ DWL-G650+ Wireless Carbus Adapter Click on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Click Properties In the window below, select Use the following IP address. Input your IP address and subnet mask. (The IP Addresses on your network must be within the same range.
Networking Basics Checking the Wireless Connection by Pinging in Windows XP and 2000 Go to Start > Run > type cmd. A window similar to this one will appear. Type ping xxx.xxx.xxx. xxx, where xxx is the IP Address of the Wireless Router or Access Point.
Troubleshooting This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DWL-G650+. Read the following descriptions if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows XP. If you have a different operating system, the screenshots on your computer will look similar to the following examples.) 1.
Double-click on Network Adapters Right-click on D-Link DWL-G650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapter D-Link AirPlus XtremeG+ DWL-G650+ D-Link AirPro DWL-AB650 Wireless Cardbus Adapter Select Properties to check that the drivers are in- stalled properly D-Link AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G650+ Look under Device Status to check that the D-Link AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G650 High-Speed 2.4GHz Wireless Cardbus Adapter...
Troubleshooting 2. I cannot connect to the access point or the wireless router. Make sure that the SSID on the DWL-G650+ Cardbus adapter is exactly the same as the SSID on the Access Point or wireless router. Move the DWL-G650+ and Access Point or Wireless router into the same room and then test the wireless connection.
In Infrastructure mode, make sure the same Service Set Identifier (SSID) is specified on the settings for the wireless clients and access points. The SSID factory default setting for the D-Link Air, AirPlus and AirPro products is default. (Double-click on the WLAN icon in the taskbar.
Troubleshooting Check that the Network Connection for the wireless client is configured properly. Select AP (Infrastructure) when connecting to an access point and select Ad-Hoc mode when connecting without an access point. Double-click on the WLAN icon in the taskbar > click on Configuration to change the settings for the wireless adapter.
Contacting Technical Support You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States and within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product. U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link technical support through our website, or by phone.
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