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TTUnet Network Registration

Beginning Saturday, August 16, 2014, the TTU IT Division will implement network (TTUnet) registration in the TTU residence halls. By registering computers that connect to our network, we are able to provide a more secure and reliable computing environment. During the registration process, your computer is scanned to ensure that the operating system is current (including the latest critical security patches), anti-virus software is installed, and that firewall protection is enabled. The scan does not collect or review any personal data on your system. Please note that if you elect not to register your system, you will not be able to access the campus network, which includes Internet access.

What to Expect
  • When you plug your computer into your room network and attempt to access the network, you will be automatically prompted to register your system, through a series of step-by-step instructions.
  • If your computer needs operating system updates or firewall protection, the system will note the missing items and ask you to complete those changes.
  • If no changes are required, the system will successfully register your computer and you may proceed with network access.
  • Please click here to register your game console (such as PlayStation, Xbox, and Wii).
Onsite Assistance

Residence Hall Support Walkthrough Schedule

RHS Technicians will conduct walkthroughs for assistance in each of the Residence Hall between January 11th and January 24th. If you need assistance:

  • Locate the timeslot RHS Technicians will be available in your Residence Hall. (Click Here for Schedule)
  • Hang the provided, red “Help” door tag on your door. (Download Here)
  • RHS Technicians will knock on your door during the allotted time to provide assistance.

Appointments

RHS will continue appointment based operations throughout the walkthrough schedule. You can contact IT Help Central at (806) 742-HELP (4357) for further assistance if you will not be available during the scheduled walkthrough times.

Tips to Register

You can prepare for Network Registration by updating your operating system, and verifying your firewall is enabled.  For information to register video game consoles, please visit the following link: Information on Gaming Consoles

To register your gaming console, please visit the following link: Register Gaming Console

Update Operating System:

Your operating system needs to be up-to-date, please visit the following links for instructions.

Enable Firewall:

  • Windows XP
    • To turn the Windows XP Firewall ON:
      1. Go to Start -> Control Panel.
      2. Double-click "Windows Firewall."
      3. Ensure that "On" is clicked.
  • Windows Vista
    • To turn the Windows Vista Firewall ON:
      1. Go to Start -> Control Panel.
      2. In "Category View" click Security.
      3. Click Turn Windows Firewall on or off.
      4. Ensure that "On" is clicked.
  • Windows 7
    • To turn the Windows 7 Firewall ON:
      1. Go to Start -> Control Panel.
      2. In "Category View" click System and Security.
      3. Click Windows Firewall.
      4. Click Turn Windows Firewall on or off.
      5. Ensure that "On" is clicked.
  • Mac OS X
    • To turn the Mac OS X Firewall ON:
      1. Click Apple -> System Preferences.
      2. Click Sharing.
      3. Under the Firewall tab, click Start.