This article provides instructions for configuring a Windows 7 device to access the University's eduroam wireless network. 

The following instructions were produced using Windows 7 with an Intel PRO/Wireless card using the latest Intel PROSet wireless driver. Some information may vary depending on your operating system version and wireless card model.

Manually configure

  1. Right click the wireless network icon in the system tray and select Open Network and Sharing Center

  2. From the menu on the left, select Manage wireless networks

  3. Click on the Add button.

  4. Select the option to Manually create a network profile

  5. Enter the following information then press Next:

    • Network name: eduroam
    • Security type: WPA2 Enterprise
    • Encryption type: AES
    • Start this connection automatically: Tick
  6. On the next page, choose Change connection settings

  7. Select the Security tab and press Settings

  8. Tick the Validate server certificate box and select the AddTrust External CA Root certificate. Set the Authentication Method to Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) then press Configure...

  9. Ensure that Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) is unticked and click OK. Click OK to close any other open windows to return to the desktop.

  10. After a few moments, a message should appear from the task bar saying "Additional information is required..." click inside the bubble.

  11. Enter your computer account username@port.ac.uk, e.g. up669537@port.ac.uk and password and leave the Login Domain box empty and click OK

  12. You should now be connected to the wireless network.

 

 

  

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