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Discussion in 'Air Force Academy - USAFA' started by Blueblood1, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. Blueblood1

    Blueblood1 Member

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    Can anyone provide guidance on personal computers -- specifically internet? I understand that they cannot connect to WiFi or any servers with any personal devices -- understandable security measures.

    What do Cadets use/ what is authorized for internet connection for personal (non-issue) laptops?
     
  2. MombaBomba

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    Some of them use a wireless hot spot with a booster. But that really depends on the quality of the wireless providers in their particular room. It can be a bit pricey if that is a road your cadet chooses to take.
     
  3. 84grad19dad

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    When visiting I met a c3c in Arnold Hall making use of the wyfi on his personal non-issue computer. This isn't convenient for c4c I imagine, but possible.
     
  4. MombaBomba

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    They can hook their personal non-issue computer to the wyfi BUT they have to have special software installed by the USAFA and their access to internet sites etc. will still be limited.
     
  5. BlahuKahuna

    BlahuKahuna 5-Year Member

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    Just for clarification...you can use a personal or school computer (or phone, other wifi-enabled device) on the wifi at A-Hall. That's different than the wifi in the Cadet Area and doesn't require any interaction with 10 CS or other USAFA agencies.
     

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