Walker Library

Laptop Access Tips

Library Laptops and Ethernet Cables

Loan Policies and Location

Configure Your Laptop to Access the Campus Network from Within the Library

Wireless Access Guide


Instructional Video from ITD

For Access Using an Ethernet Cable

From within the Control Panel select Network Connections. Right-click on Local Area Connection and click Properties.

Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click the Properties button.

The Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box opens. Make sure the following buttons are checked:

Obtain an IP Address Automatically

Obtain DNS Server Address Automatically

Click OK.

Your network card is now configured to use the Library's network.

Troubleshooting: (Fixing Problems)

1. Make sure your network cable is plugged into your card and into the first port on the panel on the wall and try again.

2. Click the Start Button then click Run. Type in CMD and press return. When the window opens enter the following lines:

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew