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High Speed Internet Guide

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To connect your computer to ResNet you first need to plug your Ethernet cable into the back of your PC or Mac.  Then plug the other end into the  data jack of the faceplate in your room.  Please refer to the faceplate images on this page to locate your data jack.

The default network settings should allow you to connect to the Internet automatically.  If it does not connect, follow these instructions:

Windows 8

  1. Access the "Control Panel" by typing "Control Panel" at the "Start Screen".
  2. Click "Network and Sharing Center".
  3. Click "Change Adapter Settings".
  4. Right click "Ethernet" or "Wi-Fi" and click "Properties"
  5. Remove the check from Internet Protocol Version 6.
  6. Make sure there is a check in Internet Protocol Version 4.
  7. Select IPv4 and click "Properties".
  8. Select Obtain IP address automatically.
  9. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically.
  10. Click OK twice.

Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. In the Search box type "View Network Connections" and hit enter.
  3. Right-click "Local Area Connection" and select Properties.
  4. Remove the check from Internet Protocol Version 6.
  5. Make sure there is a check in Internet Protocol Version 4.
  6. Select IPv4 and click Properties.
  7. Select Obtain IP address automatically.
  8. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically.
  9. Click OK twice.

Windows Vista

  1. Click Start
  2. Go to control panel
  3. Click on Network and Sharing Center
  4. Click View Status
  5. Click Properties
  6. Remove the check from IPv6
  7. Make sure there is a check in IPv4 then select it
  8. Click Properties
  9. Select Obtain IP address automatically
  10. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically
  11. Click OK twice and then Close.

Windows XP

  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel
  2. Double-click on Network Connections
  3. Right-click on Local Area Connection and select Properties
  4. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties
  5. Select Obtain an IP address automatically
  6. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically
  7. Click OK for the Internet Protocol Properties window
  8. Click OK for the Local Area Connection Properties window
  9. Disable Internet Connection Sharing: Perform the following actions on the connection icon:
    1. Right-click on the connection's icon and select Properties
    2. Select the Advanced tab
    3. If the box next to Internet Connection Sharing is checked, uncheck it and click OK

Mac OS X

  1. From the Apple Menu, select System Preferences
  2. Select Network
  3. From the Show list, select Built-in Ethernet
  4. From the Configure list under the TCP/IP tab, select Using DHCP
  5. Click Apply Now
  6. Close the Network window
  7. Close System Preferences

Testing your Connection
To test your connection, open a web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari) and log into the MyClarion portal by going to http://myclarion.clarion.edu. For more information about logging into the MyClarion portal, see Accounts & Email

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