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Laptop Access

Laptop configuration for use inside the library with the available data connections labeled "LAPTOP Data Jack".

PC LAPTOP       MAC LAPTOP      WIRELESS

PC LAPTOP

  • Ethernet PC Card (PCMCIA) - Network Interface Card - NIC with RJ45 jack installed in your laptop.
  • Network cable with RJ45 connectors at both ends. (one end plugged to your NIC card, the other end to the data jacks available through the library).
  • On your laptop in the "Control Panel", "Network" must have the following configuration: Under "Configuration" tab you must have the NIC adapter that was installed and the TCP/IP protocol.
  • For how to install the NIC adapter check the User Manual of your laptop. A correct installation should show the following in the "Properties" of the adapter.

  • The properties of the TCP/IP" should be:

  • If you DO NOT have "TCP/IP" protocol under "Configuration" tab in the "Network" of the "Control Panel", click the "Add" button and select "Protocol" under "Select Network Protocol" holight "Microsoft" and "TCP'IP". Click "OK" and follow the instructions on the screen. You will be asked to restart the laptop.
  • Once your setup is complete you can use the browser of your choice to get to the Library Home Page or browse the Internet.

MAC LAPTOP

  • Intergrated Ethernet Network RJ45 jack.
  • Network cable with RJ45 connectors at both ends. (one plugged to the RJ45 jack on your laptop, the other to the dadt jacks available through the Library).
  • On your laptop under "Apple Menu", "Control Panel" and TCP/IP" you must have: "Connect Via: Ethernet" and "Configure: Using DHCP Server".
  • Once your setup is complete you can use the browser of your choice to get to the Library Home Page or browse the Internet.

WIRELESS

Wireless Internet access is available in the Walsh and Quinn Libraries. The Fordham wireless LAN service utilizes the 802.11B wireless LAN standard and can be accessed from any mobile computing device equipped with a wireless LAN adapter that states its compliance with the WiFi Ethernet standard.

The wireless network is protected by Fordham Network Access Control. Sign in using your AccessIT ID and password. If you a current student, staff, or faculty member and have not claimed your AccessIT ID or have forgotten your password, please visit My.Fordham.edu. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IT Help Desk at (718) 817-3999 for further assistance.

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