Dual Band Wireless PCI-E Adapter -RWND-N9003PCE- User Manual
Chapter 5 AP Mode (For Windows 7 and Windows 8)
In SoftAP mode, the adapter will work as an AP. (This function is available in Windows 7 and
Suppose that only one computer in your house can access the Internet for various reasons like only
one WLAN port is available on your wired broadband Router, however, other wireless-capable
devices also want to share the Internet. Then the adapter can be configured as an AP under the
SoftAP mode, saving you the trouble of having to get a separate access point or a Router.
With this feature, a computer can use a single physical wireless adapter to connect as a client to a
hardware access point while at the same time acting as a software AP allowing other wireless-
capable devices to connect to it.
1. To switch to this mode, right-click on the utility icon in your system tray and select Switch to
2. Click OK when prompted to confirm the setting.
3. The SoftAP icon then will appear beside Advanced icon in the utility.