Information Technology

Registering Nintendo Game Systems

Nintendo Wii (Must be wired - not wireless)

  1. Remove the Wii's broadband adapter from the console
  2. The MAC Address is printed on the bottom of the adapter in the format XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
  3. From a web browser, visit http://netreg.butler.edu and log in with your Butler username and password
  4. Enter the MAC address in the MAC address field
  5. Enter a description
  6. Click the Register button
  7. You should see a successful registration message. You can now sign out of Netreg.
  8. Restart your Wii
  9. Connect the Wii to a RED Ethernet port using the adapter
  10. Your device should now be connected

Nintendo Wii U

  1. From the Wii U menu, select System Settings
  2. Using the left stick, select the Internet icon and press the A button
  3. Select "View MAC Address"
  4. The MAC address will be listed in the format XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
  5. From a web browser, visit http://netreg.butler.edu and log in with your Butler username and password
  6. Enter the MAC address in the MAC address field
  7. Enter a description
  8. Click the Register button
  9. You should see a successful registration message. You can now sign out of Netreg.
  10. Restart your Wii U
  11. Connect to the BU Guest/Open Wireless network
  12. Your device should now be connected

Nintendo GameCube (Must be wired - not wireless)

  1. Remove the Gamecube's broadband adapter from the console
  2. The MAC Address is printed on the bottom of the adapter in the format XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
  3. From a web browser, visit http://netreg.butler.edu and log in with your Butler username and password
  4. Enter the MAC address in the MAC address field
  5. Enter a description
  6. Click the Register button
  7. You should see a successful registration message. You can now sign out of Netreg.
  8. Restart your GameCube
  9. Connect the GameCube to a RED Ethernet port
  10. Your device should now be connected