The Internet should add convenience, not headaches. From step-by-step instructions to helpful tips, we'll help you install your equipment, troubleshoot problems, and get the most out of your online experience – minus the migraine.
Configure a Computer for Cox High Speed Internet Service
Last Updated: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 > Related Articles
This article describes how to configure a computer for Cox High Speed Internet service.
If your computer required the installation of a Network Interface Card (NIC) and you are having difficulties proceeding with the installation, you may need to configure TCP/IP using DHCP. See the section, TCP/IP Setup Selections below.
If your computer is already part of a network, you must modify the network configuration on your computer to connect to the Cox High Speed Internet, which involves one of the following actions:
- Changing your computer's configuration, disconnecting from the network, and then connecting to the Cox High Speed Internet
- Using another computer which is not connected to the network to connect to the Cox High Speed Internet
- Using the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) service to obtain the following items:
- IP Address
- Default gateway
- Domain Name Service (DNS) address
TCP/IP Setup Selections
Click on the appropriate operating system for instructions on how to configure your network settings for use with Cox Speed Internet service:
Windows TCP/IP Setup
Mac TCP/IP Setup
Note: Cox High Speed Internet no longer provides support for Mac OS 10.2 through 10.4 operating systems. The content below related to the Mac OS 10.5 and 10.7 operating systems is for reference only.