hillspot wireless setup for Windows laptops
hillspot wireless at Stonehill utilizes secure authentication to protect your identity and data.
Your device must be properly configured to connect to hillspot. The setup process uses XpressConnect, an automatic configuration utility that will help simplify the process. It can also be used to reconfigure hillspot if you have connection problems.
If you are unable to setup hillspot using this method, please refer to the IT web page for instructions for accessing hillspot secure wireless to try a manual setup.
Step 1: Click on the Network Connections icon on the notification bar.
The list of available networks connections will appear, one of which is "hillspot setup".
Click on "hillspot setup" connection, then on the "Connect" button.
Step 2: Next, open Internet Explorer, and the "hillspot Wireless Setup" window will appear. Click the "Start" button to begin the process of setting up hillspot wireless on your computer.
Step 3: Next, a Java applet window will appear. Make sure "Always trust content from this publisher" is checked, then click "Run".
Step 4: The XpressConnect application will then start downloading.
Step 5: You will then be asked to enter your Stonehill username and password, then click "Continue".
Step 6: If your wireless utility needs to be reconfigured, the following window will appear. Click the "Continue" button.
Step 7: Next, process of setting up the hillspot wireless connection will start.
Step 8: When the "Additional information is required to connect" bubble appears in your notification bar, click it.
Enter your Stonehill username and password.
Step 9: You will then connect to the hillspot wireless network:
And you are done!
The hillspot Wireless connection is now setup on your computer, and is the default wireless network when you are on campus.
If you have any questions, or have issues setting up wireless on your computer, please call the IT Help Desk at (508) 565-4357 or email email@example.com.