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 (Chrome preferred), 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 Submit 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 (Chrome preferred), 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 Submit 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 3DS

  1. From the HOME menu, select System Settings icon, Tap Open
  2. Tap Internet Settings icon.
  3. Tap Other Information
  4. Tap Confirm MAC Address
  5. The MAC address will be listed in the format XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
  6. From a web browser (Chrome preferred), visit http://netreg.butler.edu and log in with your Butler username and password
  7. Enter the MAC address in the MAC address field
  8. Enter a description
  9. Click the Submit button
  10. You should see a successful registration message. You can now sign out of Netreg.
  11. Restart your 3DS
  12. Connect to the BU Guest/Open Wireless network
  13. 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 (Chrome preferred), 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 Submit 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