Jul 08

This guide explains Express installation with the NETGEAR Smart Wizard and the Standalone Windows Driver installation.

Smart Wizard Installation

1. Insert the Resource CD in your computer’s CD drive. If the CD main screen does not display, browse the files on the CD and double-click Autorun.exe.

2. Click Setup. The Software Update Check screen displays.

3. If you are connected to the Internet, click Check for Updates. If not, then click Install from CD.

4. Accept the license agreement.

5. On the Setup Type screen, for Express (recommended) setup, click Next.

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Insert Your WNA1000M Adapter

You are prompted to insert your adapter.

1. Insert the Resource CD in your computer’s CD drive. If the CD main screen does not display,browse the files on the CD and double-click Autorun.exe.

Note: For best results, put the wireless adapter at least 4 feet (1 meter) away from your router.

2. Click Next. The WNA1000M software detects the adapter.

3. Follow the onscreen prompts for the NETGEAR wizard.

Connect to a Network

You are prompted to connect to a wireless network with one of these screens:

The adapter connects to the network, which can take a minute or two. The Smart Wizard Settings screen displays. Your settings are saved in a profile, which you can name.

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Standalone Driver Installation

Insert the Resource CD in your computer’s CD drive. If the CD main screen does not display, browse the files on the CD and
double-click Autorun.exe.

2. Click Install Windows Standalone Driver. The driver is installed on your computer.

3. When prompted, either insert the adapter into a USB port on your computer, or connect it with the USB cable that came in the package.

Connect to a Network

The screen that displays after you install the driver depends on the Windows version on your computer. This example shows a Windows XP connection screen:

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The NETGEAR-WNA1000M-Installation-3 icon appears in the system tray. You can use it to make changes or connect to a different wireless network. For help managing wireless connections in Windows, see your Windows documentation.

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