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Technology Tutorials | Residence Hall Setup Windows 7


 


Open the Control Panel from the Start Menu

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Click on Network and Internet

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Click on Network and Sharing Center


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Click on Change Adapter Settings

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Right click on Local Area Connection and select Properties(Note: if you do not have a local area connection present in your network connections then please contact the helpdesk.)

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After the Properties window opens uncheck the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)

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Click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 and then click on the Properties button.

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Under the General tab, Obtain an IP Address Automatically and the Obtain DNS server address automatically should both be selected.

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Manual Registration for Windows 7
If your computer cannot connect to the network after checking these properties, you need to perform a manual registration. You need to obtain the physical address of your computer, to do this follow the steps below.

Go to Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt

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In the Command Prompt type in ipconfig /all and press Enter

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Locate the section that says Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection and write down the Physical Address of your computer.

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You will need to go to http://netreg.shsu.edu/manual.php on a computer with internet access, such as at the computer lab. You will enter your Username, Password, MAC (Physical) Address, and Agree to the Terms.

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