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Solution 32952: Configuring the TI-Navigator™ Type I and Type II Network Adapter for use in the TI-Navigator Classroom Network.

How do I configure the TI-Navigator Type I and Type II Network Adapter for use in the TI-Navigator Classroom Network?

To setup the TI-Navigator Network Adapter for use with the TI-Navigator System please follow the steps outlined below:

Please Note: The steps below only correspond to Type I and Type II Access Points pictured below. For assistance with the Nav-AP-US Access Point please visit Knowledgebase Article #31211.

   

• First open TI-Navigator Network Manager by clicking [Tools] [Network Manager] from within the TI-Navigator Software.

 • In the TI-Navigator Network Manager click [Actions] [Configure Network Adapter]

• On the initial TI-Navigator Network Adapter Wizard screen click [Next].

On the screen that follows you will need to select either [Ethernet] or [USB] Ethernet connection, information about these two options is outlined below:

Ethernet: Select this option if you want to connect the Ethernet cable from the TI-Navigator Access Point directly to the Ethernet Port on the computer.

Please Note: Selecting Ethernet configures your Ethernet port for use with the TI-Navigator System and cannot be easily switched for use with normal internet connections. It is suggested to use the provided [Belkin® USB to Fast Ethernet Adapter] if you use your Ethernet port for internet access. In addition if using a Type I Access Point you cannot select this option.

USB: Select this option if you are using the supplied Belkin® USB to Fast Ethernet adapter.

Please Note Type II Only: If you are using a third party USB to Ethernet Adapter you will need to select the Ethernet option and select your third party device from the list.

The steps to configure the Ethernet and USB options are different depending on which one you have selected please follow the steps below that corresponds to the adapter you are using:

Ethernet Option:

• After selecting the Ethernet option you will need to click [Next] to continue

• You will then be prompted to verify the Access Point is connected to a power source and connected to the computer via the supplied crossover cable. Once you have verified these items click the [Checkbox] and click [Next] to continue.

• On the following screen you need to click the network adapter you want to configure. You have to click on the correct network adapter in the "Connection" column. Make sure to select the network port the Access Point is connected to. If you are unsure of which adapter to select verify the adapter does not have the words "Bluetooth" "Wireless" "Wi-Fi" or "Virtual". Once you have selected the correct adapter you can optionally change the IP Address subnet in case another network adapter is using the default IP Address, then click [Next] to continue.

• You should then receive a message "The Network Adapter Wizard has completed." click [Finish] to exit the wizard.

USB Option:

• After selecting the USB option you will need to click [Next] to continue

• You will then be prompted to verify the Access Point is disconnected from the computer. Once you have verified this click the [Checkbox] and click [Next] to continue.

• You will then be prompted to verify the Access Point is connected to a power source but still disconnected from the computer. Once you have verified this click the [Checkbox] and click [Next] to continue.

• You will then be finally prompted to connect the Access Point into the computer please wait for up to 5 minutes for it to detect.

• Once the Access Point has been detected the below screen will be displayed please wait for it to complete.

• You should then receive a message "The Network Adapter Wizard has completed." click [Finish] to exit the wizard.

If you need additional assistance with other components of the TI-Navigator System please visit Knowledgebase Article #31211.

If you need assistance with any of the steps listed above or if the troubleshooting does not correct your issue please call the TI-Navigator support line at 1-866-846-2844 Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM and Friday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Central Standard Time or fill out the TI-Cares™ Customer Assistance Form.