Wireless Support

 


MAC(OSX):  iBook/ PowerBook G4



    1.     Access System Preferences 
  • Open the System Preferences window by selecting the Apple Icon on the top start-up menu, and then choosing ‘Systems Preferences’


    2. System Preferences
  • In the System Preferences window, select the icon labeled: Network
    

    3. Network Preferences
  • Select ‘New Location’ from Location drop down box.  Enter in a name for the location (School code)
  • Select “Airport” from the Show drop down box.
  • Select ‘A specific network' or 'Preferred network'  from: By default, join.
  • Enter in the SSID for the specific network.
  • Enter in the 40 bit WEP key as the password
  • Click ‘Apply now’.


    4. Proxy settings:
  • Click on the “Proxies” tab
  • Please check to ensure the proxy settings are correct for the laptop.
  • If there is no proxy, select “Web Proxy (HTTP) and “Secure Web Proxy (HTTPS)”
  • Type in “proxy” in the Web Proxy Server, port is 8002 .  This will be for both “Web Proxy” and “Secure Web Proxy”.
  • Click ‘Apply now’


    5. TCP IP Settings:
  • Click on the “TCP/IP” tab
  • Check to make sure a valid IP address is given to the laptop.
  • Exit out of this page.
    6. Internet Explorer Check:
  • Open up Internet Explorer and check to see you are able to access a non-cached web page.  A good page to check is http://www.google.com/ and type in a keyword for a search
    7. Closeout Process :
  • Restart the laptop
   

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