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How do I find my IP Address?

The easiest way to find your IP address is to use the lookup tool here:

Alternative method

For Windows users, press the windows key and the 'R' key at the same time.
Once Run is open, type cmd and click OK.
In the cmd window, type ipconfig and press enter.

You should now see something similar to the below:

Your IP address us the number given to you next to IPv4 Address. In this instance it's the address.


University VPN

To connect to the William server or your faculty machine, you will need to connect to the University VPN first.
Instructions on how to set up the VPN can be found here:

Click on the appropriate link on the left for your operating system.


How do I add packages to Stata?

To install packages to Stata you will need to tell Stata to install packages to your M:\ drive.

To do this, open Stata and type:

sysdir set PLUS "M:\ado"

Once this is set you will then be able to install packages.


Changing your password


To change/update your password you can either press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and click 'Change a password' or if you are remoting into William you can click the 'Change Password' icon on the desktop.

Your new password must also meet complexity requirements. You must use at least three characters and within this use at least three of the following:

  • Uppercase Letter
  • Lowercase Letter
  • Number
  • Nonalphanumeric Character: !*^% etc.

Should you have issues setting a password at all, please contact IT.