SafeConnect: Need to Update or Install an Antivirus Program?
Please note: If you have an anti-virus that is not on the
SafeConnect supported AV list, you will need to uninstall it and install a supported AV (see Sophos below).
Need to install and antivirus
If your access is being blocked because an antivirus program is not
installed on your computer, you will need to install one. NAU requires that most Windows computers connected to the network have an antivirus program
installed, running, and updated. Windows 8 comes pre-installed with an antivirus program and a second antivirus program is optional. NAU provides an antivirus to students for
free should you wish to use it: Sophos.
Before installing Sophos, please remove all other antivirus programs (if you
have any installed) from your computer. Go to Start > Control Panel > Programs
and Features. Scroll down to your current antivirus program and remove it. Once
the antivirus is gone, download Sophos from the link above and then run it to
install it. The purple Sophos shield will appear in the lower right hand corner
of your screen (by the clock) when it has successfully installed.
Once that is done, try accessing the internet again. You may need to restart
your computer to gain access to the internet.
Need to update an antivirusIf you are getting your access removed because your antivirus program is not
fully updated, you will need to update your antivirus software to get internet
access. Open your antivirus console and go to the update option to update your
antivirus. If you pay for an antivirus subscription, you will need to have a
valid, active subscription in order to be given network access. Once your
antivirus is updated, restart your computer and try accessing the internet
But I have a supported AV and it's fully updated...What do I do?If this is happening to you, please try restarting your computer. If the
issue is still not resolved, bring your computer to our walk-in center
so that we can examine your computer and make sure everything is working
ResNet, or Residential Network, provides a high-speed Ethernet and wireless connections to every student living in the residence halls of Northern Arizona University.
Information about the wireless system in the Residence Halls.
Training & Documentation
How to connect to the ResNet network in your residence hall room.
Instructions on how to connect to the ResNet wireless network using the Windows 8 operating system.
Instructions on how to enable Windows Automatic Updates on your Windows PC.top