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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. 

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: Safari

 Safari
1.    From the Safari menu, select Reset Safari...
2.    From the menu, select the items you want to reset, and then click Reset. As of Safari 5.1, Remove all website data covers both cookies and cache.

Mobile Safari for iPhone OS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad)
To clear cache and cookies:
1.    From the home screen, tap Settings, and then tap Safari.
2.    At the bottom of Safari's settings screen, tap the buttons for Clear Cookies and Clear Cache. To confirm, tap Clear Cookies or Clear Cache again.
To clear history:
1.    From the home screen, tap Safari.
2.    At the bottom of the screen, tap the Bookmarks icon.
3.    In the lower left, tap Clear.
4.    Tap Clear History.

request an SSL certificate?

Please fill out form located at this web page:

http://www.ohio.edu/oit/services/requestssl.cfm

access the university's VPN?

Use info from the page including link for vpn access

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

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.

get assistance setting up my computer on the wireless network?

For telephone help, call the service desk at (740)593-1222.  Walkup support is available at the Technology Depot in Baker Center 112.

view university policy on technology usage?

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