Connecting to ResNet (pink sheet)

Connecting to ResNet (pink sheet)
Using
the wired
connection
in your
room
1
You can connect your laptop or desktop computer to the
internet using the cable in your room.
8
Click the red button to install
and run XpressConnect
9
XpressConnect will take you
through the setup process.
Follow the instructions on the
screen to allow XpressConnect
to install and run.
• Make sure you know your IT username and password
(confirmed when you registered).
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4
settings that need to be
changed - click Fix to update
them automatically
• Check that the wi-fi on your computer is turned off and
that the date and time are set correctly, then connect
your computer to the network socket on the wall using
the pink cable
Open a web browser (such
as Internet Explorer) and you
should see a Sussex web
page. Click the GO button for
students (or go to
https://www.sussex.ac.uk/
roaming if you don’t see this
page).
5
Click Register again to log
your computer’s unique
address
This should be filled in
automatically - choose Wired
and click register
10Click on Continue to confirm
2
12There might be one or two
Login with your username and
password (and accept the terms
and conditions for the University
network the first time you login)
that the current wired
connection should be used
6
Click on the button to Register
a computer
Complete the details for your
device and click register
7
Once your computer’s address
has been registered, you next
have to put in the right settings
so your computer can connect.
This is done automatically
using a special program called
XpressConnect.
Click on the Setup link at the
top of the page
11You will need to login with your
IT username and password
when requested. Notice that @
sussex.ac.uk is added to the
end of your username
When the process has finished,
you should see the Sussex home
page. You can also try connecting
to an external site such as
www.google.com to make sure
you’re on the web.
Make sure you’re
protected from viruses if
you’re connecting to the
internet.
You should only have to
follow this process the
first time you use the
cable. After that, your
device should connect
whenever you plug in.
Don’t worry if you have
problems connecting
- come along to IT
Services in Shawcross
with your laptop and
power supply and we’ll
help you get online.
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