Dual Band Wireless PCI-E Adapter -RWND-N9003PCE- User Manual
Figure 4-6
The following items can be found on the screen.
Profile Name: Enter a name for your profile e.g. Home, Office, Coffee Shop. The same
name is not allowed. Please also note that no space is allowed between words.
SSID: Select the target network from the drop-down list.
Network Type: Select the network type. If you are connecting to a wireless router or
access point, select Infrastructure. If you are connecting to another wireless client such as an
adapter, select ad hoc.
Band: This item determines which operating frequency will be used. Two options are
available: 2.4GHz and 5GHz. It is recommended that your computers and devices running
video and voice applications use the 5Ghz band, while your guest access and computers that
are only browsing the web use the 2.4Ghz band.
2.4GHz - You can use the 2.4GHz band to connect to many classic wireless devices like
gaming consoles, laptops, DVRs, ect.
5Ghz - This band is less crowded and is used for time-sensitive music, video
streaming or gaming. Using this band can avoid interference with 2.4GHz networks or noisy
devices like cordless phones and microwave ovens.
The choice for Band is only available in Windows XP; while in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and
Windows 8, by default it only supports 2.4 G network in Ad-hoc mode.
Security Type: Select the security type from the list. Two options are available: WEP and
None. None stands for no security. It is recommended that you select WEP to secure your
wireless network.
Encryption Type: If you select None as the Security Type, the Encryption Type will be
None accordingly. If you select WEP as the Security Type, the Encryption Type will be Open.
Key Index: You can select ASCII or Hexadecimal format on the right. ASCII format stands for
any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length. Hexadecimal format stands
for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9, a-f, A-F) in the specified length.
For 64-bit encryption - You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-
F, zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters.
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