SMC2870W_ReleaseNotes.txt Driver File Contents (

*			    SMC Networks, INC 				*
*		    802.11g Wireless Ethernet Adapter			*
*			        SMC2870W			        *
*			  FIRMWARE version 547	        		*
*				09/20/04				*

Section A: Firmware History

	.Allows the bridge to associate successfully with a non-broadcast SSID network when WPA is turned on
	.Allows blank characters in SSID
	.Removes the "Deny unencrypted data" options in the security web pages
	.Ability to Provide some protection if the WEP key is empty and user presses the save button
	.SMC Bridge supports APs that have Multiple SSIDs.
	.Dynamic MAC Cloning enabled. 
	.AP will no longer keep the old/dissociated bridge's MAC address forever in its association table.

	.Shipping version

Section B: File Descriptions

-> upgrade_ap_547.bin
	.Firmware file needed to change the operation mode to Access Point. Upload this file via the web user interface to gain this functionality.

-> upgrade_bridge_547.bin
	.Firmware file needed to change the operation mode to Wireless Bridge (Ethernet Adapter). Upload this file via the web user interface to gain this functionality.

-> SetupWizard_547.exe
	.Utility program used for EZ Configuration of the SMC2870W in Wireless Bridge or Access Point mode. Configure settings such as SSID, Encryption, Channel, and Security.
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  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

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

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