YorkNet Setup for Windows Vista

Step 1 - Configure your device to obtain network settings automatically

  1. Click the Start menu/button and type sharing into the search box; select Network and Sharing Center.
  2. Under Tasks, select Manage Network Connections.
  3. Right click on Local Area Connection and select Properties.
  4. In the Local Area Connection Properties dialogue box, make sure that Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) is checked and QoS Packet Scheduler, File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, and Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) are not. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.
  5. Ensure that the Obtain an IP Address Automatically and Obtain DNS Server Address Automatically are selected.
  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.
  2. Enter your Passport York username and password and click Log In.

 Once authenticated, you should be connected to the Internet.