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Intel(R) PRO/Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapters Release Notes
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February 20, 2004


Contents
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- Products not covered in this document
- Viewing user documentation
- Upgrading drivers and utilities from previous versions
- Installing/Uninstalling 802.1x Password Syncronization Capability (PSC) Feature
- Required service pack for Windows* 2000
- Required service pack for Windows XP
- Required service pack for Windows NT 4.0
- Known limitations
- Customer support

Products not covered in this document:

The following adapters are not supported with this release:
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2011 LAN PCI Adapter
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2011 LAN PC Card
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2011B LAN PC Card
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2011B LAN PCI Adapter
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2011B LAN USB Device
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 5000 LAN CardBus Adapter
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 5000 LAN PCI Adapter
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 7100 LAN PCI Adapter

Viewing user documentation
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To access user documentation:
Click the View User Guide button if one appears on the autorun screen when the Intel CD is loaded.
Click the Online Help button if one appears on the autorun screen when the Intel CD is loaded.
If neither of the buttons described above appears, double-click the index.htm file in the PROW7100\DOCS\UG folder of the Intel CD. 
If your installation is a multilingual one, double-click the utility program UGLaunch.exe located in the PROW7100\DOCS\UG folder to load the language version of the documentation supported by your system. 

To access the Administrator's Guide (available in English only):
Double-click the file index.htm located in the
PROW7100\DOCS\ADMIN folder on the Intel CD, or click the Administrator's Guide link on the table of contents page (index.htm) of the User's Guide.


To access the user guide, click View User Guide from the autorun screen 
for the Intel CD. Alternatively, double-click index.htm located in the
PROW7100\DOCS\UG directory of the Intel CD.

Viewing the administrator guide
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To access the user guide, click View User Guide from the autorun screen 
for the Intel CD. Alternatively, double-click index.htm located in the
PROW7100\DOCS\ADMIN directory of the Intel CD.


Upgrading drivers and utilities from previous versions
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The first time you run the Intel PROSet Installer, the Installer 
automatically upgrades installed utilities to version 7.0. For example, 
if a previous version of Intel PROSet is installed, it is automatically
upgraded to version 7.0.
 
The second time you run the Installer, options, and the ability to
uninstall or modify installed components 
or install new components, are available.

Before installing devices or updating drivers, you must uninstall 
all devices first.  After uninstalling all devices, continue with the 
installation of the new devices and utilities.

Installing/Uninstalling 802.1x Password Synchronization Capability (PSC) Feature
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To install and uninstall the 802.1x Password Synchronization Capability (PSC) Feature
use following instructions. By default PSC is not installed unless specificed. The following
assumes that the Intel(R) PROSet utility has already been installed.

To install PSC you must first uninstall PROset.

Uninstall PROSet:

1. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Intel(R) PROSet. 
2. Select Remove. Once the uninstall operation completes, close all of the Control Panel windows. 

Re-install PROSet with the PSC feature:

3. Insert the installation CD in your cd drive.
4. Click Start > Run.
5. Enter the following instructions in the Open text box: 

Windows 2000: d:<where d is your cd drive letter>\apps\proset\win2k\proset.exe PSC="YES"
Windows XP: d:<where d is your cd drive letter>\apps\proset\winxp32\proset.exe PSC="YES"

Once the install completes, the system will need to be rebooted in order for the 802.1x password synchronization capability feature to be enabled. 

6. Click Start > Shut Down > Restart. 

NOTE: Windows XP Fast Switching and the Welcome screen are disabled when PSC is installed.
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To uninstall PSC you need to uninstall Intel(R) PROSet and reinstall Intel(R) PROSet without the PSC feature. By default PSC is not installed unless specificed.

Uninstall PROSet:

1. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Intel(R) PROSet. 
2. Select Remove. Once the uninstall operation completes, close all of the Control Panel windows. 

Reinstall PROSet without the PSC feature:

3. Insert the installation CD in your cd drive.
4. Click Start > Run.
5. Enter the following instructions in the Open text box: 

Windows 2000: d:<where d is your CD drive letter>\apps\proset\win2k\proset.exe
Windows XP: d:<where d is your CD drive letter>\apps\proset\winxp32\proset.exe

Once the install completes, the system will need to be rebooted in order for the PSC feature to be disabled. 

6. Click Start > Shut Down > Restart. 

NOTE: Windows XP Fast Switching and the Welcome screen will be enabled when PSC is uninstalled.

Required Service Pack for Windows 2000
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For the driver and software to function correctly on Windows 2000, you must 
install Service Pack 3 or later.

Required Service Pack for Windows XP
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For the driver and software to function correctly on Windows XP, you must 
install Service Pack 1 or later.


Required Service Pack for Windows NT 4.0
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For the driver and software to function correctly on Windows NT 4.0, you must 
install Service Pack 6 or later.

Known limitations
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Installing multiple VPN clients:

If there are multiple VPN clients installed, this might cause the wireless adapter
in the PROSet main window Network tree to not be displayed.  

To fix this issue:
Ensure that there is only one VPN client installed. Uninstall all other VPN clients.

Windows 98 (Retail) Mini PCI adapter Driver Installation:

If Internet Explore version 5.0 in not installed before the hardware driver installation, 
Plug-and-Play installation will not launch.

To fix this issue:
Ensure that Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or later is installed
before Installing the PRO/Wireless LAN Mini PCI adapter driver. 

Meetinghouse* Supplicant (802.1x Authentication client software):

In certain situations when using LEAP, the wireless adapter can take too long to
authenticate to the AP during the 802.1x authentication process. To fix this problem
it is recommended that the Timeout setting in the application be decreased
to a minimal setting to attain optimal connect time to the AP. The minimal Timeout
setting can also depend on the number of APs within range of the wireless adapter
and the signal strength.

Workaround:
change the Authentication timeout setting to a lower setting:

1. Click the Aegis Client's icon in the system task tray to open the program.
2. Select the installed wireless adapter and Right-click.
3. Select Configure.
4. Click the Protocol Settings tab.
5. Enter a new timeout setting in the Authentication timeout drop-down box.
6. Click OK to save the setting and close the dialog. 

Ad Hoc 802.11a is not implemented at the time of this release due to regulatory
restristrictions and lack of common transmit and receive channels. 

Windows Nt4.0 Admin. Tools (AP Discovery and Site Survey) Installation:

A warning installation message "The system already has WLAN Transport ver 4.01.
Use (Repair) to update the software." displays during the AP Admin. Tool
installation. 

Solution:
If the above messages displays, press the keyboard space bar once (instead of using
the mouse to select OK) then continue with the installation.
After the installation process is complete, the application is ready to use.

Using a Bluetooth device with adapter switching:
When using a Bluetooth device that supports IPv4 (Widcomm driver) and adapter
switching, traffic for an installed wireless adapter may be directed through the
bluetooth device that has a lower bandwidth. Also, if a VPN connection is being used
with a wireless adapter, the connection could fail.   

Solution:
After selecting a wireless adapter from the adapter switching dialog, make sure that
the DHPC address is the correct one for selected adapter. From the Intel(R) PROSet
General tab, click the Details button to display the DHPC address.

Ad Hoc Mode 802.11b only:
For this release of Intel(R) PROset Ad Hoc mode operates only with 802.11b band only.
Ad hoc mode using 802.11a band is not available for this release.   

Customer Support
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- Main Intel web support site: http://support.intel.com

- Network products information: http://www.intel.com/network

- Worldwide access: Intel has technical support centers worldwide.  Many of
  the centers are staffed by technicians who speak the local languages. For
  a list of all Intel support centers, the telephone numbers, and the times
  they are open, visit http://www.intel.com/support/9089.htm.

- Telephone support: US and Canada: 1-916-377-7000 
  (7:00 - 17:00 M-F Pacific Time) 


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Copyright (C) 2004, Intel Corporation.  All rights reserved.

Intel Corporation assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in 
this document. Nor does Intel make any commitment to update the information 
contained herein.

* Other product and corporate names may be trademarks of other companies 
and are used only for explanation and to the owners' benefit, without intent 
to infringe.
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  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

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