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Connecting to school wireless network


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Paul Bennett

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Im trying to connect my laptop to my schools wireless network.

I have the wep key, and I detect the netowrk fine. A netowrk address is assigned, and it says I am "connected", just like any other wireles netowrk I connect to. Signal srenght is excellent.

However, I cant go to any web pages. The school does use a proxy server. How do I need to configure this?

What am I missing? I am fairly positive it just some simple setup/configuration step im missing. My friend has his OS X laptop running fine.

Any suggestions would be great. Thanks.
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Dan

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Hi Paul,

To setup a Proxy Server, open Internet Explorer, goto Tools --> Internet Options --> Click on the Connections tab --> Click the button LAN Settings.. --> In the new window, tick the box beside Use automatic configuration script --> In the text box labeled Address you will need to enter the URL of your School's Proxy Server; ie: http://www.myschool.edu/proxy/server --> You will, of course, need to find your schools address :whistling: Ensure that Automatically detect settings is unchecked. Press OK. You should now be able to browse..? If not, reboot your laptop and try again.

- Dan
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