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ResNet Instructions for Windows Vista

Connecting the Modem

Connect the modem as shown in the diagram above. 

Cable 1 (LINE) – Ensure BOTH ENDS are connected, as above – cable is provided by ResNet 

Cable 2 (LAN) Ethernet Cable – Ensure BOTH ENDS are connected, as – cable provided by student 

Cable 3 (POWER) – Ensure BOTH are connected, as above – cable is provide by ResNet 

Click Start > Control Panel - the screen, as shown below, will appear. Click Classic View and then double click Network and Sharing Center.

Right click Local Area Connections: If you see Enable, click Enable; if you see Disable: click Disable. Right click again then click Enable.

Right click again Local Area Connections– Click Properties If you are prompted by Windows Security, please click Continue.

Place a check mark beside Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) - Click Properties – the screen below will appear. Then, place a check mark beside Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)  - Click Properties.

Ensure checks marks are beside: - Obtain an IP address automatically and obtain DNS server address automatically Click OK and close all screens.