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Installing the WPC54G for the first time

This article will show you how to install the Linksys WPC54G Wireless Adapter.  Before installing your Linksys wireless adapter, make sure that it is NOT plugged in or connected to your computer.

Step 1:
Insert the Linksys Setup CD into your CD-ROM drive.

NOTE:  If the Setup CD is not available, you may download the drivers of your Linksys adapter from the WPC54G product support page.

Step 2:
Click Install to begin the installation process.


Step 3:
Accept the License Agreement by clicking Next.

Step 4:
Select the wireless mode for your adapter.  If you’re using an Access Point, select Infrastructure and enter your wireless network’s name for SSID and click Next.


Step 5:
Click Next to complete the Setup Wizard.

NOTE:  If you are using Windows XP, you might encounter a software installation security warning.  If you do, click Continue Anyway.


Step 6:
Click OK to restart your computer and plug your Linksys wireless adapter into your laptop.

NOTE:  To check if the drivers were properly installed, check if the Linksys Wireless Network Monitor reports that the Adapter is Active.  For instructions on how to do this, click here.


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