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reset my OHIO password - student or applicant

If you have secret challenge questions set up for your OHIO ID, then you can reset your password online at:

https://access.ohio.edu/selfcare

You will need to know your OHIO ID. If you have forgotten both your OHIO ID and password, please contact the Service Desk.

If you do not have secret challenge questions set up, then you will need to call the Service Desk at 740-593-1222 or present a photo ID at one of the locations listed on our password reset page.

download antivirus software?

find my MAC/Physical Address?

How to find your MAC address (PDF) has instructions for many common operating systems and devices.   

If your device is not listed in the above PDF guide, you can do a Google search for online instructions using your device's model name and a phrase like "find my MAC address" as the search terms, or you can try contacting the store or manufacturer. 

clear my browser cache: Firefox

 Firefox 3.5 and above for Windows
1.    From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History...
2.    From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.
3.    Click the down arrow next to "Details" to choose what history elements to clear (e.g., check Cookies to clear cookies). Click Clear Now.

Firefox 3 for Windows
1.    From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History... and then select the items you want to delete (e.g., Browsing & Download History, Cache, Cookies).
2.    Click Clear Recent History...

Firefox 3.5 and above for Mac OS X
1.    From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History.
2.    From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.
3.    Click the down arrow next to "Details" to choose which elements to clear. Click Clear Now.

Firefox 3 for Mac OS X
1.    In Firefox, from the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History.
2.    Select the elements you want to clear (e.g., Browsing & Download History, Cache, Cookies), and then click Clear Private Data Now.

 

access the university's VPN?

Use info from the page including link for vpn access

http://www.ohio.edu/oit/vpn/index.cfm

get my Ohio password reset, employee?

If you have secret questions set for your OHIO ID, you can reset your password yourself at:

https://access.ohio.edu/selfcare/

If you don't have secret questions, please visit our password reset page.

reset a network switch?

1. Unplug the power cable from the wall outlet.

2. Check and make sure the Ethernet cable from the wall is plugged into the uplink port.

3. Make sure an Ethernet cable is connected to the computer.

4. Plug the power cable back into the wall outlet.

get an Ethernet cable?

Ethernet cables are available for purchase at the Technology Depot, Baker University Center 112 at our Athens campus.  They may be borrowed for the dorms or purchased for personal use.

Ethernet Cables

  • 7 ft   - $2.00
  • 25 ft  - $4.00
  • 50 ft  - $8.00
  • 100 ft - $12.00

get training?

Information about training seminars is available at http://author.oit.ohio.edu/technology/training/seminars.cfm

find the minimum requirements for bringing a computer to campus?

Duane Starkey Thank you for your interest in OIT. This is an exciting time to be involved in higher education as technology helps transform the ways we teach, learn and conduct research. OIT's flexible and robust technology offerings provide support for innovative academic programs, exemplary student support services and integrative co-curricular activities.
Duane Starkey, Interim Chief Information Officer