Windows 10 Instructions

Windows 10 Instructions

 

STEP 1: Wireless Connection

  1. On the Desktop (Home Screen)
  2. Tap on the Wireless Icon on the bottom right hand of screen.
  3. Select LUwireless and then click Connect.

Note: You will not have full internet access until you complete the rest of the process below.

STEP 2: Update or Install Security & Antivirus Software

All Windows 10 computers come with Windows Defender, which is a free antivirus.

Note: Lawrence does not provide antivirus software for personally owned computers.

  1. Start Menu.
  2. Search Windows Defender.
  3. Windows Defender will open. Select the Update tab and tap on Update.

Note: Even though you do not have internet access at this point, LUwireless allows network traffic for Virus security updates and Operating System updates.

STEP 3: Update Your Operating System

  1. From Desktop go to the Search field.
  2. Type Windows Update in search field.
  3. Select Check for Updates in found search results.
  4. The Update & Security window will open. Select CHECK FOR UPDATES (button) and install all available updates.

Note: If the computer needs to restart to finish installing updates, you must restart.  Then follow these steps continuously until you receive a message stating "No Updates are Available" then continue.

STEP 4: Network Registration

  1. From Desktop open an internet Browser such as Edge Browser.
  2. A security page will appear.  If using Internet Explorer or Edge, tap Continue to this Website (Not Recommended).  If using Firefox/Chrome, tap ADD and Exception. Tap Get certificate.  Tap Confirm Security exception.
  3. A Lawrence Terms and Agreement page will appear. After you have read the information on the page, tap Continue.
  4. Select the first link "Personal device registration for Lawrence University Students..
  5. A Lawrence Terms and Agreement page will appear.  You must read and agree to the terms by tapping I Have Read and Understand in order to continue with your computer registration.
  6. Select wireless (or wired) laptop for the type of connection.  Enter your Username and Password and tap Continue.
  7. A download window will appear. Click Run
  8. A Windows User Account Control prompt will appear. Tap "Yes".

Your computer will be scanned for required software by Bradford (Making many 'Chime' noises, turn down volume as needed).  Once the scan is complete, either a success/failure page will appear. if the failure page appears, read the message carefully. It will tell you either your Operating System has more updates or your antivirus has more updates.  If you receive an extremely extensive antivirus list that means that your Antivirus may not be found on Bradford. (If this happens you will need to bring your laptop to the Helpdesk).

** Redo the above steps until the Browser states: "System Error, Reboot and try again." Once you restart the computer it will be connected LUwireless**

Note: If your computer did NOT come with the Microsoft Office, use the link provided below to download Microsoft Office Suite.

Download Office 365

To download the free Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office software do the following.

  1. On you device go to: https://webmail.lawrence.edu
  2. Click on Office 365
  3. Login to Office 365 with your username@lawrence.edu (ie smithj@lawrence.edu) and your password.
  4. Click the gear icon (top, right corner).
  5. Select Office 365 settings from the list.
  6. Choose Software from the list.
  7. Click Install.
  8. Click Run when prompted and follow onscreen instructions.

Connect to Your Personal Network Space

  1. Select Desktop at the bottom of your screen and tap on the folder icon (file explorer).
  2. On the left of the window, select This PC.
  3. On the top left of the window, tap  Computer then Map Network Drive.
  4. Select drive P: In the folder field, type: \\curtis.lawrence.edu\student\username (substitute with your LUusername).
  5. Check the box  Reconnect at Logon.
  6. Select Connect using different credentials and tap Finish.
  7. In the username field, type: Viking\username (substitute with your LUusername).
  8. In the password field, enter your Lawrence password. Tap OK. Tap Finish.

To reconnect after your computer is restarted:

  1. From Desktop-go to the bottom of your screen and tap on the folder icon.
  2. On the left of the window, select Computer.
  3. Double-tap the drive you just mapped.
  4. At the password prompt, Enter your Lawrence password.

Note: The network \\curtis.lawrence.edu\student\username folder is a location in which you can save your documents.  This is accessible from your personal computer or from all campus computers. From a campus computer it can be found on the desktop under the My Documents folder.

Technology Services strongly recommends that you save your documents to your network folder. 

Why? If something should happen to your computer, documents saved on the curtis.lawrence.edu folder are backed up on our server.  

Always be aware you need some kind of a back up of your documents or folders

Connect to Campus Share (Class Share)

  1. From Desktop-go to the bottom of your screen and tap on the folder icon.
  2. On the left of the window, select This PC.
  3. On the top on the window, tap Computer then Map Network Drive.
  4. Select drive U: In the folder field, type: \\curtis.lawrence.edu\campus_share.
  5. Check the box  Reconnect at Logon.
  6. Select Connect using different credentials. Tap Finish.
To Reconnect after your computer is restarted
  1. From Desktop-go to the bottom of your screen and trap on the folder icon.
  2. On the left of the window, select Computer
  3. Double-tap the drive you just mapped.
  4. At the password prompt, enter your network password.

Connect to Campus Lab Printers

To connect to a LU Printer, you must first log in to your personal network space or campus share (see above).  Once logged in:

  1. Go to Start Menu, search for devices and printers.
  2. Select-devices and printers in found search results.
  3. At the top of window Tap Add a Printer.
  4. In Printer Wizard, select The printer that I want isn't listed.
  5. Choose Select a shared printer by name.
  6. In the text box, type \\curtis.lawrence.edu\.  A list of printers should appear.  Choose the \\curtis.lawrence.edu\lawrence_printers.  If a list does not appear, type the printer name:  \\curtis.lawrence.edu\lawrence_printers.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Tap OK at the windows download prompt.

Note: Anytime you want to print you must first be logged into your personal network space or campus share.

Access your LU Email

  1. Open an Internet Browser and go to http://webmail.lawrence.edu
  2. Click on Office 365
  3. Log in with your username@lawrence.edu and password

 

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