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Product Manual - Page 2
... ...25 Using Windows® 7 ...25 Using Windows Vista® ...26 Using Windows® XP ...27 D-Link DWA-556 User Manual Wireless Security ...28 What is WPA™? ...28 Configure WPA/... Windows® 7 Troubleshooting ...44 Wireless Basics ...46 Networking Basics ...50 Check your IP address ...50 Windows® XP/2000 Users ...50 Windows 7/Vista...
Product Manual - Page 3
Section 1 - Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents D-Link DWA-556 Xtreme N® Desktop PCI Express Adapter Three Antennas Low Profile Bracket CD with drivers and software If any of the above items are missing, please contact your ...XP (Service Pack 2) or 2000 (Service Pack 4) • 300MHz processor and at least 64MB of RAM D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 3
Product Manual - Page 4
... that delivers unrivaled wireless performance for your desktop computer. With the DWA-556, you can add or upgrade your Desktop PC's wireless connectivity without having ... into desktop computers. Like all D-Link wireless adapters, the DWA-556 can be used in ad-hoc mode to ... rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. • D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 4
Product Manual - Page 5
... Features • Faster Wireless Networking* - Enable wireless connectivity on your Desktop PC computer with the DWA-556. With the performance ... you have the ability to link to even more wireless networks. • Better Security with WPA - With the DWA-556 in your Desktop PC... throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. • D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 5
Product Manual - Page 7
..., if you have previously installed another wireless adapter, please make sure any software is uninstalled. Getting Started Before installing your new D-Link wireless adapter, please ... when your computer boots up. Windows® 7, Vista® and XP users may use the built-in ... 2000 users: Click Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 7
Product Manual - Page 8
Section 2 - Installation Disable Other Wireless Adapters To prevent any conflicts with the D-Link wireless adapter, it is recommended to disable any wireless adapter (as well as any unused Ethernet adapters). From the desktop, right-click on the My ... Adapters. Right-click the adapter you would like to disable and select Disable. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 8
Product Manual - Page 9
Section 2 - Installation Click Yes to disable the adapter. The adapter is now disabled. When disabled, a red X will be displayed. Disabling the adapter will not remove the drivers. If you would like to use the adapter, simply right-click it and select Enable. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 9
Product Manual - Page 11
... the "Add New Hardware" wizard appears, click Cancel. Turn on the computer and Insert the D-Link DWA-556 Driver CD in the CD-ROM drive. The step-by-step instructions that follow are shown in Windows Vista®. The... autorun.exe" (where D: represents the drive letter of your CD-ROM drive). Click on Install to begin. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 11
Product Manual - Page 12
... window will appear. Click Next to continue. By default setup will install to the default location: C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-556, where C: represents the drive letter of your hard drive. To install to a different location click Browse and .... Click Next. Select the Program Files folder location. Click Next to continue. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 12
Product Manual - Page 13
Section 2 - Installation The drivers will install. This may take 1-2 minutes. The Wireless Connection Wizard will now appear. If you want to manually connect to a wireless network, refer to page 14. The following instructions will connect you to a wireless network using Wi-Fi® Protected Setup (WPS). Click Next to continue. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 13
Product Manual - Page 18
... Configuration and Windows 7/Vista® WLAN Auto Configuration. D-Link Wireless Connection Manager The D-Link DWA-556 uses the Wireless Connection Manager as the management software. The manager provides the user an easy interface to ... or 27 respectively. Double-click the Wireless Connection Manager icon on your desktop. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 18
Product Manual - Page 39
... 5 - Troubleshooting Troubleshooting This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DWA-556. Read the following descriptions if you are having problems. (The examples below are ... examples.) 1. How do I know if my adapter is installed properly? Go to Start > My Computer > Properties. Select the Hardware Tab. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 39
Product Manual - Page 40
... 5 - Troubleshooting Click the + sign next to Network Adapters. Right-click on D-Link DWA-556 Desktop PCI Express Adapter. Select Properties to check that the drivers are installed properly. D-Link DWA-556 Wireless Desktop PCI Express Adapter Look under Device Status to check that the device is working properly. Click OK ...
Product Manual - Page 42
...Wireless Adapter is properly seated in the computer's PCI Express slot. • If Windows does not detect the hardware upon insertion of the adapter, make sure ... have not received WHQL certification into oem.inf files (e.g., oem1.inf). 6. The computer with the DWA-556 installed is unable to connect to the wireless network and/or the Internet. • Check that the LED indicators for the broadband...
Product Manual - Page 45
Section 5 - Troubleshooting Click the + sign next to Network Adapters. Right-click on D-Link DWA-556 Desktop PCI Express Adapter. Select Properties to check that the drivers are installed properly. Look under Device Status to check that the device is working properly. Click OK to continue. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 45
Product Manual - Page 50
Appendix B - Networking Basics Networking Basics Check your IP address After you install your new D-Link wireless adapter and have established a wireless connection, by .... If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security settings, and the settings on your router. Some firewall software programs may block a DHCP request on newly installed adapters. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 50
Product Manual - Page 54
...(s/n number located on the label on the adapter). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues. For customers within...dlink.com For customers within Canada: Phone Support: (800) 361-5265 Internet Support: http://support.dlink.ca D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 54
Product Manual - Page 56
... period of ninety (90) days ("Software Warranty Period"), provided that the Software is properly installed on approved hardware and operated as contemplated in its documentation. D-Link further warrants that, during the Software ... by completing the RMA form and entering the assigned Case ID Number at https:// rma.dlink.com/. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 56
Product Manual - Page 58
... of God, failures due to power surge, and cosmetic damage; Any hardware, software, firmware or other products or services provided by anyone other than D-Link; and Products that have been purchased from inventory clearance ...ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY, SELECTION AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT IS WITH THE PURCHASER OF THE PRODUCT. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 58
Product Manual - Page 60
... with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum ... and are firmware programmed at the factory to match the intended destination. The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user. For detailed ...outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. D-Link DWA-556 User Manual 60
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