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SM-WG311NA-0
Version v1.0
May 2003
NETGEAR, Inc.
4500 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA
Installation Guide for the
NETGEAR 54 Mbps
Wireless PCI Adapter
WG311
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Summary of Contents

Page 1 - Wireless PCI Adapter

SM-WG311NA-0 Version v1.0May 2003NETGEAR, Inc.4500 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054 USAInstallation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless

Page 3 - FCC Information to User

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Introduction 1-1Chapter 1 IntroductionThis chapter introduces the features, packa

Page 4 - Export Restrictions

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3111-2 IntroductionThe following NETGEAR products can be configured to communicate w

Page 5 - Regulations

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Introduction 1-3wireless technology adds issues such as range, interference, sign

Page 6

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3111-4 IntroductionNote: Secure Internet sites such as banks and online merchants us

Page 7 - Contents

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Introduction 1-5Exchange files between a wirelessly connected notebook computer a

Page 8

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3111-6 IntroductionUse printers in a combined wireless and wired network.1. Use the

Page 9 - Glossary

Basic Setup 2-1Chapter 2 Basic SetupThis section describes how to install your NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311 and set up basic wireless co

Page 10

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112-2 Basic SetupObserve Location and Range GuidelinesComputers can connect over 80

Page 11 - Introduction

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Basic Setup 2-3WG311 Default Wireless Configuration SettingsIf this is a new wire

Page 12 - What’s in the Box?

iiTechnical SupportPlease refer to the support information card that shipped with your product. By registering your product at www.netgear.com/registe

Page 13 - Introduction 1-3

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112-4 Basic SetupBasic Installation Instructions Use the procedure below that corre

Page 14 - 1-4 Introduction

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Basic Setup 2-5Install the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311. a. Shut do

Page 15 - Introduction 1-5

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112-6 Basic SetupConfigure your WG311.a. Right-click on the network icon in the Win

Page 16 - Use printers in

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Basic Setup 2-7Verify wireless connectivity to your network.a. Open the WG311 uti

Page 17 - Basic Setup

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112-8 Basic SetupFor Windows 2000 & 98/Me Users Installing a WG311Install the W

Page 18 - Two Basic Operating Modes

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Basic Setup 2-9Install the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311. a. Shut do

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Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112-10 Basic SetupConfigure your WG311 and save the Profile.a. Open the WG311 Smart

Page 20

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Basic Setup 2-11Verify wireless connectivity to your network.a. Verify that your

Page 21 - Basic Setup 2-5

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112-12 Basic SetupWG311 Wireless Connection Indicators The NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless

Page 22 - 2-6 Basic Setup

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Basic Setup 2-13Basic Troubleshooting TipsIf you have problems connecting to your

Page 23 - Basic Setup 2-7

iiiEquipment and Electronic Office Machines aimed at preventing radio interference in such residential areas. When used near a radio or TV receiver,

Page 24 - 2-8 Basic Setup

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112-14 Basic SetupAbout PageThe About page displays important information about the

Page 25 - Basic Setup 2-9

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Basic Setup 2-15• MAC Address: The MAC address of this adapter. The Media Access

Page 26 - 2-10 Basic Setup

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112-16 Basic Setup

Page 27 - Basic Setup 2-11

Configuration 3-1Chapter 3 ConfigurationThis section describes how to configure your NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311 for wireless connectiv

Page 28 - 2-12 Basic Setup

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3113-2 ConfigurationFor example, if you use your PC to connect to a wireless network

Page 29 - Basic Troubleshooting Tips

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Configuration 3-3• Wireless Network Name (SSID): Wireless Network Name (SSID) is

Page 30 - About Page

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3113-4 Configurationb. Click on the Settings tab to display the view shown below. F

Page 31 - Basic Setup 2-15

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Configuration 3-54. Verify wireless connectivity to your network.Verify connectiv

Page 32 - 2-16 Basic Setup

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3113-6 ConfigurationFigure 3-3: Settings tab pageb. Click the Settings tab to displ

Page 33 - Configuration

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Configuration 3-7b. Assuming the target PC is configured with 192.168.0.1 as its

Page 34 - Networks Page

ivIf this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, th

Page 35 - Configuration 3-3

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3113-8 ConfigurationFigure 3-4: Ad-Hoc Setting page4. In the Start Ad-Hoc field, ch

Page 36 - 3-4 Configuration

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Configuration 3-9Identifying the Wireless Network Name (SSID) and WEP Security Se

Page 37 - Configuration 3-5

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3113-10 ConfigurationHow to Configure WEP Encryption SecurityFollowing the steps bel

Page 38 - 3-6 Configuration

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Configuration 3-11Tip: You can click the Networks tab to view a list of the avail

Page 39 - Configuration 3-7

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3113-12 ConfigurationStatistics PageThe Statistics page provides real time and histo

Page 40 - 6. Click OK

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Configuration 3-13Advanced Settings PageGenerally, the Advanced settings should n

Page 41 - Settings

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3113-14 Configuration• RTS/CTS Threshold: The packet size that is used to determine

Page 42 - 3-10 Configuration

Technical Specifications A-1Appendix A Technical SpecificationsThis appendix provides technical specifications for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Ad

Page 43 - Configuration 3-11

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311A-2 Technical Specifications

Page 44 - Statistics Page

Wireless Networking Basics B-1Appendix BWireless Networking BasicsThis chapter provides an overview of Wireless networking.Wireless Networking Overvie

Page 45 - Advanced Settings Page

vCanadian Department of Communications Radio Interference RegulationsThis digital apparatus (Model WG311 Wireless PCI Adapter) does not exceed the C

Page 46 - 3-14 Configuration

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311B-2 Wireless Networking BasicsAd-Hoc Mode (Peer-to-Peer Workgroup)In an ad-hoc ne

Page 47 - Technical Specifications

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Wireless Networking Basics B-3802.11 AuthenticationThe 802.11 standard defines se

Page 48 - A-2 Technical Specifications

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311B-4 Wireless Networking BasicsFigure 3-8: 802.11 open system authenticationShare

Page 49 - Wireless Networking Basics

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Wireless Networking Basics B-5Figure 3-9: 802.11 shared key authenticationOvervi

Page 50 - Authentication and WEP

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311B-6 Wireless Networking BasicsKey SizeThe IEEE 802.11 standard supports two types

Page 51 - Open System Authentication

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Wireless Networking Basics B-7Note: Whatever keys you enter for an AP, you must a

Page 52 - Shared Key Authentication

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311B-8 Wireless Networking BasicsThe radio frequency channels used are listed in Tab

Page 53 - Overview of WEP Parameters

Preparing Your PCs for Network Access C-1Appendix CPreparing Your PCs for Network AccessThis appendix describes how to prepare your PCs to connect to

Page 54 - WEP Configuration Options

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311C-2 Preparing Your PCs for Network Access1. On the Windows taskbar, click the Sta

Page 55 - Wireless Channels

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Preparing Your PCs for Network Access C-3d. Select Client for Microsoft Networks,

Page 57 - Appendix C

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311C-4 Preparing Your PCs for Network AccessVerify the following settings as shown:

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Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Preparing Your PCs for Network Access C-5Selecting the Internet Access Method1. O

Page 59 - Windows 98 and Me

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311C-6 Preparing Your PCs for Network Access2. Type winipcfg, and then click OK.The

Page 60

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Preparing Your PCs for Network Access C-7DHCP Configuration of TCP/IP in Windows

Page 61 - Verifying TCP/IP Properties

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311C-8 Preparing Your PCs for Network AccessNow you should be at the Local Area Netw

Page 62

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Preparing Your PCs for Network Access C-9DHCP Configuration of TCP/IP in Windows

Page 63

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311C-10 Preparing Your PCs for Network AccessThe Local Area Connection Properties di

Page 64

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Preparing Your PCs for Network Access C-11Verifying TCP/IP Properties for Windows

Page 65

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311C-12 Preparing Your PCs for Network Access

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Glossary 1GlossaryList of Glossary TermsUse the list below to find definitions for technical terms used in this manual.10BASE-T IEEE 802.3 specificati

Page 67 - 4. Type exit

Contents viiContentsChapter 1 IntroductionAbout the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311 ...1-1Key Features

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Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3112 Glossary198.105.232.4. The DNS system is, in fact, its own network. If one DNS

Page 69 - Glossary

Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Glossary3IPXShort for Internetwork Packet Exchange, a networking protocol used by

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Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3114 GlossarypacketA block of information sent over a network. A packet typically co

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Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG311Glossary5wide area networkWAN. A long distance link used to extend or connect rem

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Installation Guide for the NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter WG3116 Glossary

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Index 1Numerics802.11b 1Aad-hoc mode 2BBSSID 2EESSID 2Ffeatures 1Iinfrastructure mode 2IP networkingfor Windows 1, 6OOpen System authentication

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viii ContentsIdentifying the Wireless Network Name (SSID) and WEP Security Settings ...3-9How to Configure WEP Encryption Security ...

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Contents ix GlossaryList of Glossary Terms ......................... D-1 In

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