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Wireless - Configuration for Windows XP


WINDOWS XP laptops:



DELL D505/ D600, with WLAN 1350/1400 client adapter .



Figure 1-1 Dell Wireless Utility.



1.1  Desktop: Wireless Utility


  1. Go to Start /Programs/ WLAN card
  1. Also on The Desk Top: WLAN utility Icon.
  1. Click on the 1300 WLAN Mini-PCI Card Utility.




Figure 1-2   DELL Wireless WLAN Card.



1.2  Desktop Wireless Utility 

  1. Make sure “Let this tool manage your wireless settings” and “Enable Radio” buttons are checked


  1. Click on the Add button




Figure 1.3  Wireless Network Properties.



1.3  SSID & Network  Configuration

  1. Fill in the SSID
  1. Make sure that the Network Authentication field is set to “Open
  1. Make sure that Data Encryption field is set to “WEP”
  1. Enter the Unique WEP key in the Network key field.
  1. Network key should be set to “1”
  1. Make sure “the key is provided for me automatically” remains unchecked
  1. Click ok 



DELL Motion Computing Tablet / HP tablet TC 2400 with Intel Proset 2200 BG and DELL D510, with 2915 BG client adapter .



Figure 1-1   Intel Proset 2200 Utility



1.1  Intel Proset 2200 Utility


  1. The Intel Proset Utility Icon should be on the desktop.
  2. If it is not: START / PROGRAMS / Intel PROset.



1.2  Wireless network Found:

  1. This is the window you see when the card is active.
  2. Click on Profile: you need to create a new one.




Figure 1-2  Creating  Profile



1.3  Profile Window


  1. Click on ADD to create an appropriate profile.







Figure 1-3   Wireless Profile



1.4  Creating Wireless Profile

  1. Enter a Profile Name: NOT The SSID.
  1. Then Enter Windows Network Name: the (SSID)
  1. Click Next





Figure 1-4  Security Setting



1.5   Security

  1. Click on Enterprise Security tab.
  1. This will bring you to the next window.
  2. Click Next





Figure 1-5  Security Window

  1.6 Network  Authentication


  1. Network Authentication: OPEN.
  2. Data Encryption: WEP.
  1. Encryption Level: default to 64 bit.
  2. Wireless security Password: Enter the WEP key.
  1. Click OK





Figure 1-6  Connecting to Profile



1.7  Activating to Profile


  1. Highlight the Profile you created.
  2. Click on Connect.




HP Tablet TC 1100, with Intel Proset 2100 BG client adapter .



Figure 1-1  Start /Programs /IntelPro Set


1.1  Accessing the Intel(R) Proset


  1. Click on “Start “
  2. Click on “All Programs”
  3. Click on “Intel(R) PROset”







       Figure 1-2  Intel PROset Utility

1.2  Accessing  the network tab


  1. Click on the “Networks” Tab 



Figure 1-3  Networks Window


1.3  Networks

  1. Click “Add”






Figure 1-4  Profile Wizard


1.4 Profile Wizard Step 1.

  1. Fill in the “Profile Name”: Not the SSID name
  1. Then fill in the "SSID"
  1. Make sure ”Infrastructure” is selected under “Operation Mode”
  1. Everything else should be left Unchecked.
  2. Click “Next”






Figure 1-5  Security Window


1.5  Profile Wizard Step 2

  1. Set “Network Authentication” to “Open”
  2. “Data Encryption” should be
  3. selected for “WEP”
  4. Check “Set Manual Key” and
    “Encryption Level” to “64bit”
  5. Under “Encryption Key Settings” Select “Use hex key” and  type in your unique school  WEP key.
  6. Leave everything else unchecked
  7. Click “Finish”



Figure 1-6   Intel PROset Utility



1.6 Applying the Profile

  1. Highlight the profile you
    just created and click
  1. Click “OK” when done
  1. Verify IP connectivity and
    make sure you can go
    out to the internet.




Internal 11 a/b/g Wireless Buss Card client adapter for IBM Access for X41 Tablet



Figure 1-1  Access IBM



 1.1  IBM Access Connections (V3.72)


  1. Go to, START / PROGRAMS
  2. Go to ACCESS IBM




Figure 1-2   IBM Access Connection Configure



1.2   Configuration


  1. Select Manage Connection”
  1. Go to “connection setting IBM Access”.






Figure 1-3  Location Profile



  1.3   Location and Profile


  1. Click on: Create New Profile
  1. Go to Next Window









Figure 1-4  Connection Type


1.4 Choose Your Connection type


  1. Name of Location: Put a Name other than the SSID. Could be the “school Name”.
  2. For Network Connection: Chose Wireless LAN (802.11).
  3. Everything else leave UNCHECKED
  4. Click NEXT
  1. This window will automatically detect your adapter: 11 a,b,g Wireless Adapter
  2. Click NEXT.




Figure 1-5  TCP/IP and  Advanced DNS setting


1.5  Edit TCP/IP Setting

  1. Select “Obtain an IP Address Automatically”
  1. Then : Click on Obtain DNS




1.6   Edit Advanced DNS

  1. Do not change anything here: this should be default: “Use the Current Advanced DNS setting”.
  2. Go to NEXT






Figure 1-6  Edit Wireless Network Setting


1.7  Edit Wireless Network Settings

  1. By Network Name: enter the SSID.
  1. Connection Type: Access Point
  1. Wireless Security Type: Scroll down and choose: USE STATIC WEP
  1. Connection Type: Choose Access Point
  2. Next





Figure 1-7   Enter WEP Key


1.8 Enter Static WEP

  1. Access point Authentication: OPEN
  2. Data Encryption: WEP-64 bit
  3. Click on : 10 Hexadecimal digits
  4.  Enter the KEY: xxxxxxx
  5. Go to: NEXT






Figure 1-8  Internet Explorer 



1.9  Editing Internet Explorer






Figure 1-9  Security Setting



1.10  Edit Security Setting

  1. Choose: Protect my computer.




Figure 1.10    Save local Profile



1.11  Printer Setup

  1. You have the option to use the default printer with this location: Leave it on the Default setting.



1.12  Save Local Profile


  1. Click on SAVE
  2. Then, APPLY Profile




Figure 1.11    Connection Status



1.13  Connection Status


  1. Choose the profile you created and Apply.



11a/b/g Wireless Buss Card client adapter for IBM ACCESS for R51.



Figure 1-1  Start/ Programs/ Access IBM



1.1   IBM Access Connections

  1. Go to, START / PROGRAMS  
  1. ACCESS IBM / IBM Access Connection.





Figure 1-2   IBM Access Connection



 1.2  Create New Profile


  1. Select Location Profiles
  1. Go to  Create New Profile






Figure 1-3  Connection Type



1.3 Choose Connection Type

  1. Profile Name: This name should be unique: This is different than the SSID.
  1. Type of Network Connection: Scroll down till you find the Wireless card you have in the Laptop.
  1. Go to Next




Figure 1-4  Wireless Connection /TCP/IP 


 1.4 Choose Your Wireless Adapter

  1. Select 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter
  2. Click NEXT


1.5 Edit Your TCP/IP Settings

  1. Select Obtain IP Address automatically
  1. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically Click NEXT.






Figure 1-5  Advanced DNS setting



1.6 Edit Advanced DNS Settings

  1. Select ‘Use the current Advanced DNS settings
  2. Click ‘Next’





Figure 1-6  Edit Wireless Network Setting


1.7  Edit Wireless Network Settings

  1. By Network Name: enter the SSID.
  2. Connection Type: Access Point
  1. Wireless Mode: 802.11a or 802.11g Depending on the card
  1. WEP Type: Enabled
  2. Next





(ADU) Aironet Desktop Utility: External Cisco Wireless  802.11 ABG card.



Figure 1-1 Start /Programs /Cisco ADU.



1.1 Start Cisco ADU client (A/B/G tri-band  Card configuration)

  1. Go to Start
  2. Go to  Programs
  3. Then ADU utility.
  4. Or look for the icon on the desk top.




Figure 1-2 Cisco Aironet Desktop Utility.



1.2 Starting the ADU client

  1. Open up the Cisco ADU client.
  2.  Go to the Profile Management tab and click on New.





Figure 1-3 Profile Manager.


1.3 Profile and SSID


  1. Under the General tab, enter the school code for the Profile name.
  1. Enter the SSID.






Figure 1-4 Security.


1.4   Security Tab


  1. Click on the Security tab.
  2. Click on the radio button for Pre-Shared Key (Static WEP).
  3.  Then click on configure.





Figure 1-5  WEP Configuration


1.5  WEP Key

  1. Make sure Hexadecimal is checked
  2. Enter the WEP key
  3. Make sure you are using 40 bit encryption.
  4. Click OK and go back to the main utility window.
  5. Click on the Profile you created and Activate.




(ACU) Aironet Client Utility: External Cisco Aironet 350 B/ Wireless Client Adapters using:



Figure 1-1 Start/ Programs/ Cisco ACU Utility.



1.1    Cisco ACU client (350 cards or CB20A).


  1. This is only for the ACU client.
  2. Go to Start / All Programs / Cisco ACU.



     Figure 1-2 ACU Utility



1.2  Starting Cisco ACU client

  1. Start by running the Cisco ACU and Windows will bring up a window like this:




Figure 1-3 Profile Manager.


1.3  Profile Manager

  1. Click on Profile Manager.  Enter school ID as the profile name.
  2. Click on ADD
  3. Then Apply and to next window.





Figure 1-4   System Parameters.



1.4  System Parameters

  1. Enter the SSID under System Parameters.
  2. Leave everything else as the default.
  3. Click OK.





Figure 1-5   Network Security.


1.5    Network Security

  1. Set Network Authentication to “None”
  2. Click on the Network Security tab. 
  3. Under Data Encryption, click the Static WEP radio tab.  Then click Static WEP keys.
  4. Access Point Authentication should be set to “Open”




Figure 1-6   WEP Key


1.6    WEP Key

  1. Make sure you click on Hexadecimal tab.
  2. Enter the WEP key.  Make sure you are using 40 bit encryption.
  3. Click OK all the way to exit the ACU.
  1. Check to see you have IP connectivity and make sure you can go out to the internet.




DELL AXIM X30, using Odyssey client adapter



Figure 1-1  Axim screen ON



1.1      Starting Screen


  1. Go to Start
  2. Go to  Settings





Figure 1-2  Odyssey Client



1.2  Odyssey Client 


  1. Un -Check the Connection box
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Go to configure





Figure 1-3  Add Network Wizard



1.2 Creating Network

  1. Name of Network: Put the SSID (DOETWA____)
  2. Optional description , leave blank
  3. Under Instructors Network, leave as default.
  4. Next




Figure 1-4  Add Network Wizard=



1.4  Add WEP account

  1. Association : Open
  2. Encryption : WEP
  3. Uncheck: Authenticate 802.1x
  4. Uncheck: Keys generated
  5. Next




Figure 1-5  Odyssey Client



1.5 Connection to Odyssey


  1. After you created the Profile in the <cwu> tab scroll down and chose your profile.
  2. Then click: Reconnect and you should see connected / Access points Mac address.


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