How do I connect my media player to my network?

If your media player does not automatically connect to your network, use the steps below to connect to your LAN or WiFi network.

Upon installation of your digital menu player, you will need to configure it to connect to your local LAN or wireless network. This is a one-time process, as once the player is connected to your network, it should be able to automatically reconnect to that network upon player restart.

NOTE: YOU WILL NEED A KEYBOARD AND MOUSE.
They will need to be connected to your player in order to perform these steps.

Please go through the following steps:

  1. You Digital Menu software will be playing automatically upon startup. To close the software, double-click on the screen, and then press ALT and TAB on the keyboard. These steps will shrink the menu screens and display a prompt to “End Player”. Click on that button. This should close the Menu software and leave you with a blank screen.
  2. Press the Windows key on your keyboard. This will bring up the Start Menu. Select Control Panel.
  3. In the Control Panel window, select “Network and Internet”.

    In the next screen, select “Network and Sharing Center”.

  4. The following screen will appear:
  5. Click on “Connect to a network”. A small box should pop up in the right-hand corner of your screen, showing what network connections are available.
    • If you are using a LAN network, you will want so select the Ethernet/Network adapter card that has a network cable running from it to your router.
    • If you are using a Wireless (wi-fi) network, you will select that network and enter the Security Key (or password) set up for that connection.
    • If you need to set specific IP addresses, you can do so under the Change Adapter Settings and right-clicking on your Ethernet connection., selecting Properties, then selecting the Internet Protocol you need to correct and clicking on Properties.
  6. Once the connection is established, you will be prompted to select the type of network you’re using. Select “Work”.

Your player should now be connected to your local internet and be able to communicate with and receive updates from our network.