Internet At the Library - Instructions
Library offers free wireless access to the internet throughout the
Network SSID: CambriaCountyLibraryPublicWiFi
1. Read the Library's Acceptable Use Policy
for Wireless Access.
2. Power up your laptop or mobile device with an IEEE 802.11b/g-compliant wireless
networking card. Configure a wireless network connection per the manufacturer’s
directions using CambriaCountyLibraryPublicWiFi as the SSID.
4. Start surfing.
After 2 hours of consecutive use, you will be asked to re-accept the
Printing is available by accessing the library’s mobile printing service. Access the service by going to http://www.printeron.net/cambriacountylibrary/main.
Be sure your 802.11b/g wireless card is plugged in tightly to the correct slot.
Look for the light on the card that indicates a signal lock.
Look for the SSID CambriaCountyLibraryPublicWiFi in your wireless card's utility program or in
Windows, go to Network Properties and try "Make New Connection."
If your utility cannot scan the SSID, you can enterCambriaCountyLibraryPublicWiFi manually. You must have both a signal lock indicator on the card and a network
connection using the SSID. If you don’t have these, the problem lies with your
device and its wireless card operation.
You must resolve these issues for your device before moving on to the next step.
Check your network card manual for information about your card.
In an MS DOS shell, try "ipconfig /all", "ipconfig /release", and then "ipconfig
/renew". Make sure DHCP is enabled to obtain IP address automatically. Instead
of a static DNS address, configure to obtain DNS automatically (dynamically). If
you must manually configure DNS servers: Use 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11
Due to potential spamming through this wireless service, you must send e-mail
through a Web-based e-mail interface such as Hotmail or Yahoo. Your home or
office ISP may also offer a Web-based e-mail interface to you.
Other Troubleshooting Tips
• Try moving to a different location on the first floor.
• Ask the staff to check with the Network Administration office regarding the
wireless server status.
• Check the wireless card manufacturer's Web support page by using a Library
public Internet workstation or bring your wireless card manual with you the next
time you come to the library.
• To find links to product support sites, visit The Certified Product Listing
provided by Wi-Fi Alliance.
• If you continue to have trouble connecting, please write down your e-mail
address, the date, time, location, wireless card model information, etc. and
give it to the public service staff. The staff will forward the information to
the Network Administration office.