Wireless Settings

  • Network name (SSID): Gibsons Public Library
  • Data encryption: 64 bit WEP
  • DHCP Automatic configuration

Windows 7 Network Settings

1. From Control Panel, select “Network and Sharing Center.”
2. Click “Manage wireless networks” on the left hand “tasks” bar
3. Click “Connect to a Network”
4. Select “Gibsons Public Library” from the list of available networks, click on it and enter the current network password (ask at the Information Desk).

Windows Vista Network Settings

1. From Control Panel, select “Network and Sharing Center.”
2. Click on “View status” and click “Properties.”
3. Locate the Internet TCP/IP protocol and get into its Properties. If more than one TCP/IP
protocol is listed, look for the one associated with your wireless adapter.
4. Select “Obtain IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically.”
5. Click on “Connect to a network” from the Tasks menu. Select “Gibsons Public Library” from the list of wireless networks available and click “Connect”.  Enter the current network password (ask at the Information Desk).

Windows XP & 2000 Network Settings

1. From Control Panel, select Network and Dialup Connections or Network and Internet
Connections.
2. Right-click on Wireless Network Connection or Local Area Connection and click “Properties”.
3. Locate the Internet TCP/IP protocol and get into its Properties. If more than one TCP/IP protocol is listed, look for the one associated with your wireless adapter.
4. Select Obtain IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically
5. For XP, right-click on Wireless Network Connections and select View Available Wireless Networks. Select “Gibsons Public Library” from the wireless networks available and click Connect.  Enter the current network password (ask at the Information Desk).

Windows NT Network Settings

1. From Control Panel, double click on Network.
2. Locate the TCP/IP protocol and double click on Properties. If more than one TCP/IP
protocol is listed, look for the one associated with your wireless adapter.
3. Select Obtain an IP address from a DHCP server and click OK.
4. From the Control Panel, select Internet Options then click on the Connections tab. If you
also have a dial-up connection, it should not be set to “Always dial my default connection”.  LAN settings should be “Automatically detect settings”.  And leave the Proxy server settings blank.

Mac OS X Network Settings

1. Select Apple Menu, then System Preference, then Network button.
2. Select TCP/IP tab and configure Using DHCP.
3. Above the TCP/IP tab, you may need to configure via AirPort or other wireless (WiFi) Ethernet.
4. Leave Domain Name Servers and Search Domains blank.