Free Wireless Internet

Hardware Requirements

You will need a WiFi-compliant 802.11 b/g wireless Ethernet device installed in your laptop or a laptop with built-in WiFi capability.

  1. Search for the wireless network identifier LRMCGUEST (also known as SSID or Network Name), and click Connect.
  2. Set your TCP client software to obtain addresses automatically.
  3. Open your Internet browser. Your home page will not display at first. Instead, you will be directed to a page with terms and conditions of use - click ACCEPT.
  4. Once you accept the terms, internet access will be enabled and you will be passed through to your original home page.

Security Issues

When using any network connection, including the wireless public network, do not enable file sharing or print sharing. If you do so, other people may gain access to your hard drive and files or misuse your computer.

It is also highly recommended that your laptop have up-to-date antivirus software installed.

Limitations and Disclaimers

Lane Regional Medical Center's public wireless network is NOT secure. Information sent from or to your laptop can be captured by anyone else with a wireless device and the appropriate software within 300 feet.

Lane staff is not able to provide technical assistance and no guarantee is provided that you will be able to make a wireless connection.

Lane assumes no responsibility for the safety of equipment, laptop configurations, security or data files resulting from connection to the Lane public wireless network.

Prohibited Access

Illegal or inappropriate use of the Internet is not permitted. If inappropriate images are displayed in the view of others, the offending party will be asked to turn off the laptop while in the hospital.

By using the free WiFi Internet service provided by Lane Regional Medical Center, you are agreeing to the disclaimer set forth within.