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HotSpot Pre-installation Steps

Before installing Antamedia HotSpot software, please ensure that following conditions are met:

– Windows account on which software will be installed and used must has administrative privileges.

– Windows User Account Control is set to Never Notify level.
• Go to Windows Control Panel – User Accounts screen
• Click on Change User Account Control settings link
• Move the slider to Never Notify level and click OK
• Restart the computer to apply changes


Windows Smart Screen is turned off.
• Go to Windows Control Panel - Security and Maintenance screen.
• Click on Change Windows Smart Screen settings
• In new window select "Don’t do anything (turn off Windows Smart Screen)" and press on OK
• Restart the computer to apply changes


– Windows Defender exclusions are set.
• Go to Windows Control Panel - Windows Defender and click on Settings.
• Exclusion section press on "Add an exclusion" to exclude C:\Antamedia folder.
• Restart the computer to apply changes


Static IP address is configured on NIC1, the network card connected to the Internet router/modem.
• It is recommended to set same IP address that is already assigned dynamically by router.
• To see which IP NIC1 has currently assigned, go to Windows Control Panel - Network and Sharing
Center screen
• Click on Change adapter settings link and double click on the NIC1 (Internet) network adapter


• From General tab press on Details button.


• Here you will see all current network connection details that you need to set as static


• After that go to Windows Control Panel – Network and Sharing Center screen.
• Click on Change adapter settings link.
• Right-click on NIC1 (Internet) and select Properties from menu.


• Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties button.


• Click Use the following IP address radio button and enter details that you get from ipconfig previously


• Enter IP address (e.g. 192.168.118.130)
• Click in Subnet Mask field, value will be set automatically based on IP address, be sure that is same
as in Network Connection Details
• IP address of the default gateway (IP of the Internet router).
• Enter DNS addresses, it is recommended to use DNS addresses of your ISP or public DNS service
such as Google (8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4).
• Click OK and close all dialog windows


Static IP address is configured on NIC2, the network card connected to your internal network.
• Please note that for this card you need to configure only the IP address (e.g. 192.168.9.1) and subnet
mask (e.g. 255.255.255.0)

Note: that Internet modem/router cannot be used as DHCP server for your local network clients.
DHCP server must be configured only for the local network.
You can configure Windows built in DHCP Server or to set it from your Wi-Fi router/access point used
for communication with clients.

– There are no applications running on gateway PC that are using port 78, 80, 81, 82, 443, 463, 614,
12010, 1700, 1812, 1813 (IIS, proxy software).


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