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WMP110 FAQs

1. What are the system requirements for Linksys Wireless PCI Adapter?
Linksys Wireless PCI Adapter works well with XP, Vista and Windows 2000 operating systems.
Requires processor with speed 600MHz or faster, 256MB RAM and a PCI slot.

2. What is the coverage range for WMP110 Wireless PCI Adapter?
The Wireless PCI Adapter uses smart antenna technology to achieve extended range. It uses "Multiple In, Multiple Out" (MIMO) technology that uses signal reflection to increase the range and reduce "dead spots" in the wireless coverage area. The robust signal travels further, maintaining wireless connections much further than standard Wireless-G.

3. How do I save my wireless setting to a profile?

1. Run the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor.
2. Make sure that you are in the Link Information tab.
3. Then, click More Information button.
4. Now click Save to Profile icon to save all the wireless settings to a profile.

4. How to connect Linksys Wireless Adapter to an Adhoc Network?

1. Run the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor.
2. Click the Site Survey tab.
3. Select your SSID and click Connect.
4. You can verify if you are connected to an Adhoc network by looking at the Site Information column. The Wireless Mode there should indicate Adhoc .
5. If the software is asking for a WEP key, enter the WEP key on the WEP Key 1 field.
6. If the software is asking for a WPA key, enter the WPA key on the Passphrase field.
7. Save to Profile.

5.  What are the compatible equipments with Wireless PCI Adapter?
Wireless PCI Adapter works great with standard Wireless-G and -B equipment. When both ends of the wireless link are MIMO enabled, the router can increase the throughput even more by using twice as much radio band.

6. What are the available security features?
To protect your data and privacy, wireless connection is secured by up to 256-bit encryption. The Setup Wizard included will walk you through configuring the adapter to your network settings, step by step.

7. What are the purposes of Power Save Mode in Linksys Wireless Adapter?
Power Save Mode also known as minimum power consumption is designed to reduce the wireless adapter's power consumption when it's not in use. This feature is commonly used to conserve the battery life of portable computers.

8. What is the importance of changing RTS Threshold value and what is the recommended size?
It is important to change the RTS Threshold value on either your access point or wireless adapter to prevent frequent collisions on your wireless network. The recommended size is 2304.

9.  How do I know if my Wireless PCI Adapter is disabled?

1. Right click My Computer and click Properties.
2. Click on Device Manager.
3. Click on Network adapters to expand the list to view your Wireless PCI Adapter.
4. If you see a red X symbol on top of the green device icon, it shows your Wireless PCI Adapter is disabled.
5. To enable it, right click on your Wireless PCI Adapter and select Enable.

10. How to check if my Wireless PCI Adapter's drivers are installed properly?

1. Right click My Computer and click Properties.
2. Click on Device Manager.
3. Click on Network adapters to expand the list to view your Wireless PCI Adapter.
4. If you see a yellow exclamation (!) symbol on top of the green icon device icon, it shows that your Wireless PCI Adapter's drivers are not installed properly.
5. To uninstall it, right click on your Wireless PCI Adapter and select Uninstall.
6. Once uninstalled, reinstall your drivers.

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