Winxp.txt Driver File Contents (

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       |    Compex iWavePort/WLU11A 11Mbps USB Wireless LAN Adapter   |
       |        (C) Copyright PDS, 2001. All Rights Reserved.         |
The installation for Compex iWavePort/WLU11A USB adapter in Windows XP is menu
driven through Windows interface. 

Refer to Microsoft Windows XP manuals for further details.

  WINDOWS XP Installation

  Most system comes with pre-installed Windows XP.
  This installation steps assumed your PC has Windows pre-installed.

 1) If your PC or notebook is already started up, plug the USB cable of 
     iWavePort/WLU11A USB adapter into the USB port of your PC or notebook. 
  2) When Windows 'Add Hardware Wizard' will automatically detect and found 
     the new USB device and display the message,

                    " USB Device"

     Insert iWavePort/WLU11A USB driver CD disk in CD-ROM drive and click NEXT

  3) The Add New Hareware Wizard screen display the following:

         What would you like to do ?
        _/ - Automatic search for a better driver (Recommended)
         o - Specific the location on the drive (Advanced)

      Recommended to select 'Automatic search for a better driver' option. 
      To continue click Next button. 
  4) Windows then let you mark on one or more of the following

         o - Floppy Disk Drive
         o - CR-ROM
        _/ - Specify a location

      Check the "Specify a location" option and enter <CD-ROM drive letter>:\WinXP
      e.g. if your CD-ROM drive letter is D, then type, D:\WINXP   
      Then click NEXT,

     * Hint:- If you have not inserted the driver disk after you click NEXT,
              insert the WLU11A USB driver disk and click BACK button to back
              step once then click NEXT button again to read the disk.

   5) Windows will display the following;

	   "Compex iWavePort WLU11A "      
        Click NEXT, to start copy the driver.

   6) Windows will contiune to copy all related files from Windows 2000
      CD-ROM. Upon finished, click the Finish button. 
      Installation of Compex iWavePort/WLU11A USB adapter completed.

Using Windows XP Wireless Connection Utility.
Windows XP has wireless connection utility and support Compex iWavePort/WLU11A
running the latest XP driver.

To be able to access the XP wireless connection utility, do the following.

1) Windows XP can display network connection icon at the bottom status bar.
   If iWavePort WLU11A is the only network device installed, left-click over the icon
   and select 'View Avaliable Wireless Networks'

2) If there are more than one network connection icons, place the cursor over the icon to
   see which network device the icon belongs to. 
   When iWavePort WLU11A network icon is found, left-click over the icon and select
   'View Avaliable Wireless Networks'.
3) The 'Connect to Wireless Network' box display the available networks WLU11A can connect.
   Select one of the avaliable network in the box to connect.
   If that network connection requires iWavePort WLU11A to use WEP, enter the WEP key in the 
   'Network Key' box and click the 'Connect' button.

4) If further configuration is needed by the wireless network selected, select that network
   from the 'Avaliable Networks' box and click 'Config'to make the changes. 
   Click OK when completed.
   It will attempt to connect to that network connection. 
   When connected, a circle will appear at the selected wireless network object.
   If not successfully, a cross appear at the wireless network object.

Using Compex iWavePort/WLU11A parameters to setup.
1) Compex iWavePort/WLU11A also have parameters that can be set directly to connect to a 
   specific AP or computer. To set do as follows:-
   In the 'Wireless Connection Properties' box iWavePort WLU11A network device can be
   configured further as required. 
   Click the 'General' tab at the top of the box then the 'Configure..' button just besides
   the Compex iWavePort WLU11A network adapter.
   To configure the parameters, click the 'Advanced' tab. See table below.

   * Note, changing any of the parameter value may cause improper operation if set incorrectly.
   Generally, the following items need to re-configure. The rest leave them as default.
   A)If your connection is with a wireless access point (AP), like WP11, NetPassage NP16

    o- Operation Mode 	   = Infrastructure
    o- Authentication Type = Open System  <some access point may use 'Shared Key'> 
    o- ESSID		   = Any          <enter a string that must match that in the AP.>
    o- Encryption Level    = none         <select 64-bit or 128-bit depends on which 
                                           is set in AP.> 
    o- WEP KEY #1          = ???          <a 10 digits hex number. Enter without space between
    o- WEP Mode		   = Optional     <is flexible when switching between APs especially 
                                           some AP use WEP and some don't.                    
                                           Mandatory will only connect with AP set with same 
                                           WEP key                                           >

   B)If your connection is between computer-to-computer networking, like another PC installed
     with Compex WavePort/WL11 or WLU11 or Compex iWavePort/WLU11A or WL11A
    o- Operation Mode 	   = Ad-Hoc
    o- Authentication Type = Open System  <some wireless nodes may use 'Shared Key'.> 
    o- Channel	     	   = ?            <select a numner 1 to 14 matching the connecting
    o- Encryption Level    = ?         <select 64-bit or 128-bit depends what is set opposite
                                           node. > 
    o- ESSID		   = ?          <enter a string that must match that of the opposite
    o- WEP KEY #1          = ???          <a 10 digits hex number. Enter without space between
    o- WEP Mode		   = Optional     <is flexible when switching between APs especially 
                                           some AP use WEP and some don't.                   
                                           Mandatory will only connect with AP set with same
                                           WEP key                                           >

   The values indicated in 'Value:' are the defaults.     

     Property:		     	     Value:		Other available values  
   Authentication Type		=  Open system          Shared Key      
   Channel			=      11		1 to 14			      
   Encryption Level		=     None		64-bit, 128-bit   	
   ESSID			=     ANY		<blank> 
   Fragmentation Threshold	=     2346
   Operation Mode		=  Infrastructure	Ad-hoc    	
   Preamble Type		=     Long		Short
   Rate (Mbps)			=     Auto		1, 2, 5.5, 11			 
   RTS Threshold		=     2347
   WEP KEY #1			=  0000000000 		
   WEP KEY #2			=  0000000000 		
   WEP KEY #3			=  0000000000 		
   WEP KEY #4			=  0000000000 		
   WEP Key to use		=      1		2, 3, 4 		
   WEP Mode			=    Optional		Mandatory 

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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

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