ResNet

A person using a personally-owned device using UNI's data network in residence halls or apartments.

Power outages or a period of inactivity can cause a computer to display the ResNet registration screen even though the computer is already registered. The instructions below should allow you to successfully restore Internet access.

If you continue to have problems after following these instructions, try shutting down the computer, plugging your network cable into the other orange data jack, and then turn your computer back on. If you are still having difficulties after this, please call the ResNet helpdesk at 273-RSNT (273-7768).

Use the links on the left for different resources provided by ResNet.

Make sure that you have your Windows CD, your Windows Product key (usually located with the disk package or on the computer case), any driver disks that came with your computer or other hardware you installed, and the disks for any programs you want re-installed. If you do not have a Windows CD, you may purchase one at UNI, or you may need to contact your system manufacturer.

Note: Make sure you have your OS X CD, your product key--which is usually located with the disk package--, any driver disks or other hardware that came with your computer, and the disks for any programs you want re-installed. If you do not have an OS X CD, you may purchase one from Apple.


How To Reformat

1. Insert the Mac OS X Install Disc and double-click the Install Mac OS X icon.

ResNet requires a certain level of security in order for a computer to be connected. The information below will explain in greater detail how this can be accomplished.

Microsoft provides a simple guide on how to protect your computer here.

The following list contains known devices that cannot connect to UNI's wireless network. In some cases, these devices may be used in other ways. This would include printers connected with a USB cable or Bluetooth. Another case would be game consoles plugging into the wired network instead.

ResNet

Add/Remove Registrations

For directions on how to add/remove registrations, click here.

Windows 8:

1. Open the wireless menu by selecting the logo in the right hand corner.

2. Select the network and right click to bring up more options. Select Forget this network.


 


Windows 7 & Vista:

1. Open the Start Menu and search for manage wireless networks

Forgetting wireless networks allow your computer to reset some settings, such as usernames, passwords, or configurations that may allow you to reconnect again. Follow the instructions below to learn how to forget a wireless network in OS X.
  1. Select the WiFi symbol along the top menu bar and click on Open Network Preferences at the bottom of the drop down menu.
  2. Click on WiFi in the menu on the left and click Advanced...
  1. Open the Settings and choose the General option. 
  2. Find and select the Profile option near the bottom.
  3. Click remove on the WiFi-UNI entry. This will delete your information about this network.
  4. Connect to WiFi-UNI Help and run XpressConnect

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