2 Configure the PCs
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D For Windows 98, Millennium, and XP
There are two ways to configure the Router. Choose one of the following: Repeat this step to connect NOTE: Before setting up the
using the default interface, refer to
additional PCs or other network Router, make sure your PCs are
the User Guide on the Setup CD-ROM
• Run the Setup CD-ROM - It is strongly recommended that you use the devices to the Router. configured to obtain an IP (or
or your Windows documentation.
Setup CD-ROM to install the Router. Insert the Setup CD-ROM into the
E TCP/IP) address automatically
CD-ROM drive, and follow the on-screen instructions. Connect a different Ethernet from the Router.
The following instructions apply only
network cable from your cable
to Windows 2000 or XP using the
• Use this Quick Installation guide - If you wish, you can use the Router’s or DSL modem to the Internet
Classic interface (in which the icons
web-based utility to install the Router. Proceed to Step 1, and follow the port on the Router’s back
E and menus look like previous Win-
Quick Installation’s instructions. panel. This is the only port that
will work for your modem con-
A Click the Start button. Select
1 Settings and click the Control
Connect the AC Power
Connect the Broadband Router Panel icon. Double-click the
Adapter to the Power port and
Network and Dial-up
the other end into an electrical
A Connections icon.
Before you begin, make sure
that you have the setup infor-
G Select the Local Area Connec-
Power on the following devices
mation for your specific type of
tion icon for the applicable
in this order: cable or DSL
Internet connection. The instal-
Ethernet adapter (usually it is
modem, Router, and PCs.
lation technician from your ISP
the first Local Area Connection
should have left this informa-
H listed). Double-click the Local
Make sure the Power and Inter- IMPORTANT:Make sure to use the
tion with you after installing
Area Connection. Click the
net LEDs on the front panel power adapter that is supplied
your broadband connection. If
light up green. with the Router. Use of a differ-
not, you can call your ISP to
ent power adapter could damage
request the settings.
I Make sure the box next to Inter-
The Power LED will flash green the Router.
B net Protocol (TCP/IP) is checked.
for a few seconds when the
• One Wireless-G Broadband Router
Make sure that all of your net-
Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/
• One Power Adapter
Router goes through its self-
work’s hardware is powered off,
• One Ethernet Network Cable
IP), and click the Properties but-
diagnostic test. This LED will stay
including the Router, PCs, and
• One Setup CD-ROM with User Guide and
solid when the self-test is com-
cable or DSL modem.
Norton Internet Security
plete. If it does not stop flash-
• One Quick Installation
• One Registration Card
Select Obtain an IP address
ing, refer to “Appendix A:
Connect one end of an Ether-
automatically. Once the new
Troubleshooting” of the User
net network cable to one of
2.4 GHz Wireless-G window appears, click the OK
Guide on the Setup CD-ROM.
the ports (labeled 1-4) on the
button. Click the OK button
back of the Router, and the
Proceed to Step 2. again to complete the PC con-
other end to an Ethernet port
Broadband Router figuration, then restart your
on a PC.
C Proceed to Step 3.
Model No. WRT54G