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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


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 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 walk in assistance?

Walk in assistance is available at the Technology Depot in Baker Center 112.  More information is available at http://www.ohio.edu/technology/depot/index.cfm

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.

locate a computer lab?

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

Information is available on this page: Mobile device setup for Catmail

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:

Reset your password online

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.

Welcoming Chief Information Officer, Craig Bantz

Craig Bantz