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Cable and Internet Connections

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Cable and Internet Connection Help

Cable TV and Phone Information

Connecting Your Phone
Use a phone cord to connect your phone to the BLUE jack on the wall. If you are experiencing problems with your phone please call the IT Service Desk at 585-389-2111 (x2111).

Connecting Your TV
Use a coaxial cable to connect your TV to the cable port on the wall. Please see the Nazareth Campus Channel Lineup sheet included in this folder for a list of available channels. If you are experiencing problems with your TV please call the Time Warner TV support line at 585-756-5000.

Time Warner Cable Channel Guide

Internet Information

Nazareth's residence halls feature a high-speed data network and free, unlimited Internet access. In order to make use of network services such as Google Apps,Moodle and NazNet, students will need to connect their computers to the Nazareth network. Detailed instructions will be emailed to you prior to your arrival on campus.

Connecting Your Computer For Internet Access

Use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer to the GREEN jack on the wall. The computer should automatically obtain an IP address and DNS information. If your computer doesn't connect to the internet automatically, please call the TMSD at 389-2111.

Setting Up a Network Connection in Windows XP

The following instructions assume that a network card has been installed in the computer or that the computer was purchased with a network card installed. Make sure your PC's Ethernet cable is plugged into the GREEN network jack.

  1. Click on Start then Settings then Control Panel
  2. Click Network Connections
  3. Right click Local Area Connection
  4. Click Properties
  5. Double click on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
  6. On the General tab, click Obtain an IP address automatically Click Obtain DNS server address automatically, Click OK
  7. Click OK to close the Local Area Connection Properties window
  8. Click on the X in the upper right corner to close the Network Connections window

Setting Up a Network Connection in Windows Vista

The following instructions assume that a network card has been installed in the computer or that the computer was purchased with a network card installed. Make sure your PC's Ethernet cable is plugged into the GREEN network jack.

  1. Open the Start Menu and then click on Control Panel
  2. Under Network and Internet, click View Network Status and Tasks
  3. Select Manage Network Connections from the list of Tasks
  4. All configured network adapters (including wireless) should be listed.
  5. Make sure the Local Area Connection is enabled. If not, right-click on that adapter and select Enable
  6. Note: You may need to disable your wireless adapter when you are using your wired connection. If so, right-click on the wireless adapter and select Disable
  7. Right-click on the Local Area Connection and select Properties
  8. Make sure that TCP/IPv4 is active and checked. Then, Highlight TCP/IPv4 and click on the Properties button
  9. Under the General tab, make sure the IP Address and DNS server are obtained automatically
  10. Under the Alternate Configuration tab, make sure there are no user configured settings
  11. Click Ok. You are done! Close any open windows.

Setting Up a Network Connection for Macs Running OS X 10.5

Make sure your PC's Ethernet cable is plugged in the GREEN network jack.

  1. Click on the System Preferences icon on the Dock
  2. Click on the Network icon under the Internet & Network category
  3. In Location, scroll down to New Location
  4. In Name your new location: type Nazareth Click OK
  5. On the left-side of the screen, select Ethernet
  6. In Configure, scroll down to Using DHCP
  7. Click Apply
  8. Click on the red circle in the upper left corner to close this screen

Release and Renew an IP Address on a PC

If you are unable to connect immediately upon arrival, you may need to release and renew your Internet Protocol (IP) address.

For operating systems Vista and Windows XP:

  1. Select the Start Menu
  2. Choose Run
  3. In the dialog box, type cmd and press <Enter>
  4. The DOS window will appear; type ipconfig /release
  5. Press <Enter>
  6. When the IP address has been released, type ipconfig /renew and press <Enter> again

Attempt to connect to the Internet. If you are still unable to connect, please call Time Warner at 1-866-536-7676.

Special Note about Laptops with Wireless Capability

In a resident hall environment, it is possible that laptops will detect and connect to wireless networks setup by other students. If you are utilizing your laptop's WIRED connection, it is advisable to disable the wireless adapter. Having both connected at the same time can cause intermittent connectivity problems. If you wish to use a wireless network, you should unplug any network cables from the laptop while working wirelessly.

Setting Up a Network Connection in Windows 7

The following instructions assume that a network card has been installed in the computer or that the computer was purchased with a network card installed. Make sure your PCs Ethernet cable is plugged into the GREEN network jack.

1. Open the Start Menu and then click on Control Panel

2. Under Network and Internet, click View Network Status and Tasks

3. Select Local Area Connection from the list of Active Networks

7. Click on Properties in the Local Area Connection Status window

8. Make sure that TCP/IPv4 is active and checked. Then, Highlight TCP/IPv4 and click on the Properties button

10. Under the General tab, make sure the IP Address and DNS server are obtained automatically

12. Click Ok. You are done! Close any open windows.

Setting Up a Network Connection in Windows 8

The following instructions assume that a network card has been installed in the computer or that the computer was purchased with a network card installed. Make sure your PCs Ethernet cable is plugged into the GREEN network jack.

1. From the Start Screen open All Apps and select Control Panel

2. Under Network and Internet, click Change Adapter Settings

3. Right-click on Ethernet and select Properties from the drop down window

4. Make sure that TCP/IPv4 is active and checked. Then, Highlight TCP/IPv4 and click on the Properties button

5. Under the General tab, make sure the IP Address and DNS server are obtained automatically

6. Click Ok. You are done! Close any open windows.

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