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PowerSaver Ethernet CompactFlash Card (AMB8610)

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Drivers for the Ambicom Netlink AMB8610

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Version:
1.0B
Developer:
AmbiCom
Download Size:
951 KB - 2.17 MB
Release Date:
05/11/1999
Language:
English,English (United States)
Popularity:
929
Number of Downloads:
53
Added By:
C:Amie on 03/06/2009 2:11:37 PM

Overview:

Make sure your network environment is properly setup and connected.
To do this, check the following:

1. Windows CE Service 2.x or higher version should be installed on your Host PC.

Note: "Host PC" refers to the partner computer connected to your Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro
via a serial cable or Ethernet network connection. The Host PC could be a Desktop PC
or a Notebook PC.

2. There must be a serial connection between your Host PC and Palm-size PC/Handheld PC.

3. Configure your Host PC for Ethernet and install the Microsoft Network client and TCP/IP protocol.

Installation Instructions:

Installing AMB8610 to a Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro
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Connecting an Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro to a Corporate Local Area Network

1. Establish a partnership between your Palm-size PC/Handhled PC and a Host PC via a serial
connection. For more information, refer to "The Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro Companion"
included with your Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro package.

2. If you are using a Palm-size PC, insert the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet CompactFlash Card
Installation diskette in the disk drive on your Host PC. Click Start, then Run....
In the Open: box, type A:\SETUP and follow the on-screen instructions.

If you are using a Handhled PC, please skip this step and continue with step 3.

3. Press the Reset button to complete the installation. The new Ethernet
software will be loaded upon start up.

4. Disconnect the serial cable between the H/PC and your Host PC.

5. Using the AMB8610 Ethernet cable, connect one side to
the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet Compactflash Card and plug the other side to an
Ethernet hub.

6. Insert the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet CompactFlash Card in your Palm-size/Handheld PC.

If you are using a Palm-size PC, the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet Compactflash card
configuration windows will be display. Follow the steps below to complete the configuration.

If you are using a Handheld PC, please select "NE2000 Compatible Driver" and proceed the follwing steps.

Note:
If you are connecting to a local area network with a DHCP server, make
sure Obtain an IP address via DHCP is selected and proceed to step 7.

If your network does not use a DHCP server, select Specify an IP address
and enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway addresses that
were supplied by your network administrator.

7. Click the Name Servers tab.

8. Enter the DNS and WINS addresses provided by your network administrator,
if necessary, and tap OK.

9. Remove and reinsert the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet Compactflash Card in your
Palm-size PC/Handhled PC so the new IP settings can take effect.

10. On your Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro, select the Start menu, tap Programs,
Communication, and then ActiveSync.

11. Tap the drop down list box to select Network Connection and the name
of your Host PC.

12. Tap the Connect... button. After a few seconds, you will see the
Connection Status dialog.

13. Once the Connection is made, the Mobile Device icon comes up and you can
access the Palm-size/Handhled PC files.


Connecting an Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro to a Host PC Only

1. Establish a partnership between your Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro and a Host PC
via a serial connection. For more information, refer to "The Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro Companion"
included with your Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro package.

2. On your Host PC, insert the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet Compactflash Card
Installation diskette in the disk drive.

If you are using a Palm-size PC, click Start, then Run.... In the Open: box,
type A:\SETUP and follow the on-screen instructions.

If you are using a Handhled PC, please skip this step and proceed step3.

3. Press the Reset button to complete the installation. The new Ethernet
software will be loaded upon start up.

4. Disconnect the serial cable between the Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro and your Host PC.

5. Using the AMB8610 Ethernet cable, connect one side
to the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet PC Card and plug the other side
to an Ethernet hub.

6. Insert the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet CompactFlash Card in your Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro.

If you are using a Palm-size PC, the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet Compactflash card
configuration windows will be display. Follow the steps below to complete the configuration.

If you are using a Handheld PC, please select "NE2000 Compatible Driver" and proceed the follwing steps.

7. Select Specify an IP address, then enter the IP Address and Subnet Mask.
You can leave the Default Gateway field blank.

If you are unsure of the correct addresses to specify, we recommend
using these to help avoid conflicts with existing addresses:

IP Address 192.168.1.2
Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0.

8. Click the Name Servers tab. This dialog will be displayed:

Enter the Primary WINS address (this is actually the Host PC's IP
address) and leave the rest of the fields blank. Then, click OK.

If you are unsure of the correct address to specify, we recommend this
Primary WINS address to help avoid conflicts with existing addresses:

Primary WINS 192.168.1.1

9. Remove and reinsert the AMB8610 PowerSaver Ethernet Compactflash Card in your
Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro so the new IP settings can take effect.

10. On your Palm-size PC/Handhled PC, select the Start menu, tap Programs, Communication, and
ActiveSync.

11. Tap the drop down list box to select Network Connection and the name
of your Host PC.

12. Tap the Connect... button. After a few seconds, you will see the
Connection Status dialog.

13. Once the connection is made, the Mobile Device icon comes up and you can access the Palm-size PC/Handheld PC Pro files.

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