College Hill Library Wireless Access Policy
Irving Street Library Wireless Access Policy
Internet Acceptable Use Policy

Wireless Troubleshooting: Network Tips

Windows 98:

1. From Control Panel, select Network.

2. Locate the TCP/IP protocol and get into its Properties. If more than one
TCP/IP protocol is listed, look for the one associated with your wireless adapter.

3. For IP Address, select "Obtain an IP address automatically."

4. For DNS, select “Disable DNS.”

5. For WINS, select “Use DHCP for WINS Resolution.”

Windows 2000 & XP

1. From Control Panel, select "Network and Dial-up Connections" or "Network
and Internet Connections > Internet Connections."

2. Right-click on “Wireless Network Connection” (or whatever
you have named your wireless connection), and click Properties.

3. Locate the Internet TCP/IP protocol and get into its Properties. If more
than one TCP/IP protocol is listed, look for the one associated with your wireless
adapter.

4. Select "Obtain an IP address automatically" and “Obtain DNS server
address automatically."

5. For XP, right click on “Wireless Network Connection” and select “View
Available Wireless Networks.” Select the wireless network called <DCL
Wireless DSL Connection> at the library and click “Connect.”

Windows NT

1. From Control Panel, select Network.

2. Locate the TCP/IP protocol and get into its Properties. If more than one
TCP/IP protocol is listed, look for the one associated with your wireless adapter.

3. Select "Obtain an IP address from a DHCP server" and click OK.

Internet Explorer Tips:

Please note that depending on your version of software, there may
be variations in the procedures.

1. From Control Panel, select Internet Options > Connections tab.

2. If you also have a dial-up connection, it should not be set to "Always dial
my default connection."

3. LAN Settings should be "Automatically detect settings" and leave the Proxy
server settings blank.

Macintosh

Network Settings (OS 8 & 9):

1. Select: Apple Menu > Control Panel > TCP/IP.

2. Connect via "AirPort" or other wireless (WiFi) ethernet.

3. Configure "Using DHCP Server."

4. Leave Name Server and Additional Search domains blank.

Network Settings (OS X):

1. Select: Apple Menu > System Preferences > Network button.

2. Select TCP/IP tab and Configure "Using DHCP."

3. Above the TCP/IP tab, you may need to Configure via "AirPort" or other wireless
(WiFi) ethernet.

4. Leave Domain Name Servers and Search Domains blank.

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