University Device Setup Instructions (Dell)

Question

How do I set up my University-owned Dell device?

Answer

Please review our What's Included with My University Laptop article for information on what is included with your device and follow these instructions to set up your University-owned Dell laptop:

Dock Setup

Equipment Needed: Docking station, docking station power cord, display port (monitor) cable

  1. Put together the dock's power cord (2-pieces).
  2. Plug the power cord into the back of the docking station and plug the other end into a power outlet/strip.
  3. Plug the display port cable into the back of the docking station.
  4. If hard wiring to a network, plug the Ethernet cable (Internet) into the back of the docking station and plug the other end into an Ethernet hub/router/wall port.

Monitor Setup

Equipment Needed: Monitor, monitor power cord

  1. Plug the power cord into the back of the monitor and plug the other end into a power outlet/strip.
  2. Plug the other end of the display port cable into the back of the monitor. The other end should be connected to the dock.

Laptop Setup

Equipment Needed: Laptop

  1. Plug the docking station into the laptop.
  2. Power ON the laptop.

Keyboard/Mouse

Equipment Needed: Keyboard (wired or wireless), mouse (wired or wireless), dongle (if applicable)

  1. If using a wired keyboard and wired mouse, plug into the USB port(s) on the docking station.
  2. If using a wireless keyboard & mouse, plug the dongle into the USB port(s) on the docking station.
    1. Add batteries to mouse and turn ON.
    2. Add batteries to keyboard and turn ON.

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.

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Article ID: 131601
Created
Thu 4/15/21 3:57 PM
Modified
Fri 5/7/21 11:02 AM