Video Game Systems

Connecting Video Game Systems

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Before students can use their video game consoles on the campus network they are required to register the device. Please note that registration requires locating the devices System Hardware MAC Address. Assistance in locating the System Hardware MAC Address can be found below.


  1. Turn on your Xbox console with no game disc in the disc tray.
  2. From the Xbox Dashboard, choose Xbox Live.
  3. From the Connect Status screen, select Settings.
  4. The 12-digit number at the bottom-right corner of the Network Settings screens is the MAC address of your Xbox console. Do not change your Xbox console MAC address, just write it down so that you can use it later.

Xbox 360

  1. Access the Xbox Guide by pressing the Xbox Guide button on the Xbox 360 controller. The Guide button is the silver button in the center of the controller that has the green "X" on it.
  2. Press the Y button the controller to enter the Xbox 360 Dashboard.
  3. Go to the System area of the Dashboard.
  4. Select Network Settings and then select Edit Settings.
  5. Select Additional Settings and then select Advanced Settings.
  6. At the bottom of this screen you'll see the heading "Wired MAC Address". Write this down.
  7. Make sure Network Settings are set to Automatic.
    (Do not use PPPoE).


  1. Remove the GameCube's broadband adapter from the console.
  2. Printed on the underside of the adapter is a MAC address. Write this down.


  1. At the main menu, select the Wii button.
  2. Select Wii Settings.
  3. Choose the arrow on the right side.
  4. Select Internet.
  5. Select Console Information. Your Wii's MAC address will appear on the screen. Write this down.

Playstation 2
Before registering your PS2, you must first install the network adapter given in the installation guide or on the PlayStation2 Network Adapter Web site. Once you have the network adapter installed you are ready to begin the setup process.

  1. Turn on the PS2 and insert the Network Adaptor Startup Disc.
  2. Once the menu has appeared, press X to enter the ISP Setup.
  3. Once it has loaded, press X to continue.
  4. Your PS2 will search for the network adapter.
  5. After the network adapter has been found, press X to continue.
  6. Press X again to continue.
  7. Wait while the data is accessed.
  8. Select New and then press X to continue.
  9. Type a name for your ISP setting. For example - ResNet, but you can name it whatever you want.
  10. When asked if you currently subscribe to an ISP service, select Yes and press X to continue.
  11. For connection type, choose High speed connection (cable or DSL) and press X to continue.
  12. Select Automatic Settings and press X to continue.
  13. When asked if you ISP requires a User ID and Password, select No and press X to continue.
  14. When asked if your Internet Service Provider requires you to input a DHCP Host Name, select No. Unplug your network cable from the PS2, and press X to continue (Unplugging your cable will cause the test to fail, which causes the PS2 to display your MAC address).
  15. The network connection test will fail. Do not press X or Triangle. Press Select to see the error message (Network connection test has failed).
  16. The Network Adapter / MAC address will be displayed (see below). The address is a combination of 12 numbers and letters eg. 00 0F 1F 05 20 02. Write this down.

Playstation 3

  1. At the PS3 main menu, select Settings.
  2. Choose System Settings.
  3. Select System Information. Your PS3's MAC address can be found here. Write this down.


  1. Remove the Dreamcast's broadband adapter from the console.
  2. Printed on the adapter is a MAC address. Write this down.

Visit the Console Registration Page to register using your system's MAC address.


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