York St John University uses a network access system which
requires all users to have a York St John University user account
before you can access the network with your Windows Computer. Your
user account is allowed to register up to 5 devices. This may
include your laptop, smartphone, tablet and games console.
Before your device can connect to the Wired network, it must
meet the minimum system requirements listed below. We call this
process "Remediation" and your computer is scanned once you have
registered it with your username and password.
- Windows 7 (Recommended)
- Windows Vista service pack 2
- Windows XP service pack 3
- Fully up to date with Microsoft Critical and security updates.
Instructions on how to keep your computer updated can be
- Fully licensed and up to date Anti Virus Software
- Web browser with no web proxy settings configured.
- No Torrent software installed
Connecting to the Wired
1. Plug in the supplied network cable into your
computer, wait a few moments for the connection to
2. How to register your Windows
- You are asked to register your device when you plug your
computer into the network for the first time. When you open your
browser you will be redirected to the device registration
- You can choose to register your device up to 14 days before you
visit the University by visiting the following page:https://8200ap.yorksj.ac.uk/registration/RemoteReg.jsp This
page is not restricted to the University network and can be
- Please note, if you do not connect your Windows computer
to the YSJ wireless network for 14 days, you will need to register
again upon reconnection.
3. Registering your Windows Computer
- Once the registration page loads, Select to Register
your Windows computer using your university user
- The next page asks for your login details, please enter your
details in the boxes provided and click continue.
- Once you have successfully entered your username and password
your device will be registered. You will then be shown a screen
showing you a timer. Please allow the time to complete as your
network connection is configured.
- You have now successfully registered your device. Please
close your browser when requested.
4. Scanning your computer
- Once you have registered your device, you will need to complete
the remediation process. If you are connecting to the network for
the first time, you will be redirected to the remediation page
automatically once you have registered.
- You are required to scan your computer once a week. You can
scan your computer 3 days prior to the remediation deadline. This
deadline varies depending on your user account:
- Students: Thursday 5:00am
- Staff: Tuesday 5:00am
- Visitors: Wednesday 5:00am
- To scan your computer, please navigate to the following page:
if you fail to pass the remediation scan prior to your deadline,
your computer will be unable to access the internet until you have
met our minimum system requirements.
5. The Remediation Scan
- Open a browser and navigate to the remediation page. To start
the remediation process, please click on the link
labelled "Remediation Computer Scan"
- You will be directed to the "Device Remediation Page". Please
click on the continue button to download the scan agent. This
program is downloaded within a zip file. Once the download has
completed, please extract the file "Bradford_Dissolvable_Agent" and
run it. You need to keep your web browser open during this
- Your computer will now be scanned, this should take no more
than 2 minutes. You will be notified that your computer has
passed the necessary requirements to use the University
- You will be shown a screen with a 60 second timer. Please allow
the countdown timer to complete as your network connection is
If you have failed the
- Confirm your computer meets the minimum requirements (listed at
the top of the page)
- Install antivirus or confirm the installed antivirus
package has up to date definitions installed
- Critical Windows Upates are not installed, run Windows update
to confirm your system is up to date. Please click here for further information on
- Banned software may be installed, such as Torrent clients
Losing connection to the
Once you are connected to the network, you must make sure
Antivirus and operating system updates are up to date. If not, your
computer may fail future remediation scans.
You can contact the ICT Helpdesk in the following ways:
- Visit the Information desk on the Ground floor of the Fountains
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
- T 01904 876696 (9am to 6pm Monday to