To setup your network connection in Windows 7 or above

This guide describes how to setup a network connection in CityU student residence in Windows 7 or above.

Configuring Network Connection

  1. Click "Start" from the menu bar and open "Control Panel".
  2. Click on the "Network and Internet" icon.
  3. Click on the "Network and Sharing Centre" icon.
  4. Click on the "Change adapter settings" hyperlink.
  5. Right-click the "Local area connection" icon and choose the "Properties" from the pop-up menu.
  6. Make sure that name of the network card chosen is the network card you use.
  7. Highlight the item "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/Ipv4)" and click the "Properties" button.
  8. Make sure the "Obtain an IP address automatically" and "Obtain DNS server address automatically" options are selected.
  9. Click on the "OK" button to save the settings.
  10. Click on the "Close" button to make the changes effective.