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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. 

find my IP Address?

On a Mac OS 10.4, 10.5, 10.6

  1. Got to apple icon upper left hand corner
  2. Click about this Mac
  3. Select more info
  4. Select network on left hand side
  5. Under active services choose either airport for wireless or Ethernet for wired
  6. Scroll down and find IPv4 Address

On Windows Vista, 7

  1. Click the blue globe or start menu
  2. Select control panel
  3. Then select network and sharing center
  4. Click on local area connection or wireless adapter
  5. Then Select details and it will list the IPv4 Address

Windows XP

  1. Select the start menu
  2. Then select control panel
  3. Select network connections
  4. Double click on local area connection or wireless adapter
  5. Then select the support tab
  6. Then select details and it will list the IPv4 Address

 

clear my browser cache: Android

Android
To clear cache, cookies, or history:
1.    Start your browser.
2.    Tap Menu, and then tap More.
3.    Select Settings.
4.    Under "Privacy settings", select Clear cache, Clear history, or Clear all cookie data as appropriate, and then tap OK to accept (or Cancel to cancel) the deletion.

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.

 

get a network switch?

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

 Hubs, Switches & Routers

  • 5 port 10/100 Mbps switch - $30.00
  • 8 port 10/100 Mbps switch - $40.00
  • 4 port router (off-campus use only) - $45.00
  • 8 port router (off-campus use only) - $80.00

power on or off my wireless antennae?

On a Mac

1. Select the Apple icon.

2. Click on "System Preferences".

3. Next, select "Network".

4. Select the Airport tab on the left hand side.

5. Click the button, "Turn Airport Off".

On Windows

1. Many laptops have a switch or function (fn) key that will turn wireless off.

2. If there is no switch, the wireless adaptor can be disabled in the follow manner:

a. Select the blue globe (Start Menu)

b. Select the Control Panel.

c. Select "Network and Sharing Center".

d. Select change adapter settings.

e. Right click on "Wireless Adapter" and select "disable".

f. Repeat the steps to reenable, this time selecting enable instead of disable.

find Apple How-To videos?

report a problem with my telephone?

Call 740-593-1000 to report a problem with an office or residence hall telephone or telephone line.

find the minimum requirements for bringing a computer to campus?

get help setting up Exchange on a mobile device or phone?

Information is available on this page: http://www.ohio.edu/technology/exchange/access_mobile.shtml

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