Connecting your nb5 adsl modem via usb – NetComm NB5 User Manual

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NB5 Quick Start Guide


Connecting your NB5 ADSL Modem via


1. Connect the power pack to the NB5 ADSL Modem and switch on the power switch.

2. Connect your NB5 to a computer directly via USB cable.

3. When the computer is booted, the Add New Hardware Wizard will launch and prompt you

to provide a driver for your NB5 ADSL Modem. Insert the CD provided.

4. Follow the on-screen prompts to load the driver. Refer to the section below for more

detailed information. (You may need to restart your com puter).

5. Connect one end of the ADSL phone line to the NB5 ADSL Modem and the other end to

the wall socket.

Installing the USB driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP only)

When you install the USB driver on your computer it creates a Virtual Ethernet Adapter,
which can be configured in the same way as a Network Interface card with DHCP or static IP
address. To install the USB driver please follow the steps below:

1. Boot your machine into Windows 98/Me/2000/XP.

2. Insert your NetComm NB5 CD into your CD-ROM drive.

3. Plug power up to your NB5 and switch ON.

4. Plug a USB cable from the back of the unit into a spare USB socket on your computer.

5. The Windows “Add New Hardware Wizard” should appear. Click Next to continue.

6. Ensure the option “Search for the best driver….” is chosen and click Next.

7. Choose “Specify location”, untick any other boxes and click on the Browse button. Open

the CD-ROM drive location of your NetComm NB5 CD and then select the ‘USBdriver’
folder. The USB driver will be installed.