YorkNet Setup for Windows 7

Step 1 - Configure your device to obtain network settings automatically

  1. From the Start menu, select Control PanelNetwork and Internet and Network and Sharing CenterNetwork and Internet Window
  2. Select Change Adapter Settings from the left-hand sidebar.Change Adapter Settings
  3. In the Network Connections window, right-click on the Local Area Connection icon and select Properties.Network Connections Window
  4. In the Local Area Connection Properties window, make sure Client for Microsoft Networks and Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) have check marks beside them. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.Local Area Connection Properties
  5. In the General tab, ensure Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically.Internet Protocol Version 4 Window
  6. Click OK to close all open windows.

Step 2 - Log in using your Passport York account username and password

  1. Open up a browser such as Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. The browser should be redirected to the YorkNet login page as shown below, otherwise type in any URL such as www.yorku.ca.Passport York Login Window
  2. Enter your Passport York username and password and click Log in.

Once authenticated, you should be connected to the Internet.