Desktop Computer Setup

Connect an Ethernet cord to the port on the back of your computer as shown. Connect the other end of the ethernet cord to your router or modem depending on what you are using. You could also have a fiber connection.

Your computer should automatically establish a connection. If it doesn't, try restarting your computer.

This tutorial shows you how to check your Local Area Connection properties to make sure they are set correctly for an internet connection. This walks throught the steps on Windows 7, but Windows 8 & 10 should be very similar.

Click on the arrows to progress through the tutorial. You can click the image to see a larger version.