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<b>This method of connecting only works when there is no pre-existing rootown profile. If there is one, you can delete it by right clicking the Network icon in the taskbar (by the clock), selecting Network and Sharing Center, selecting Manage Wireless Networks on your left side, selecting "rootown" and clicking remove.</b>
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<p>These are the instructions on how to set up the Wi-Fi on Windows 7</p>
 
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<p>Left click the Network icon in the taskbar. Select rootown and hit the Connect button. </p></td>
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<p>Open the start menu and search for <i>Network and sharing center</i>. </p></td>
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<td valign="top" width="39">2. </td>
 
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<td valign="top" width="408">Enter your UAnetID and password accordingly.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on '''Manage Wireless Networks''' on the left</td>
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<td valign="top" width="39">3. </td>
 
<td valign="top" width="39">3. </td>
<td valign="top" width="408">You may be met with a notice saying the connection could not be completed. Please select the Connect button rather than the Terminate button. The connection should then complete. An icon will show with a series of white/beige colored bars indicating signal strength. To ensure an Internet connection, put your mouse on the icon. It should say uanet.edu/Internet Access.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Remove Rootown from the network list if it's already there. Then click '''Add'''. Choose '''Manually create a network profile'''</td>
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<td valign="top" width="39">4. </td>
{{Bluebox|Changing Password:|A balloon will appear from time to time asking for you to "Enter Additional Login Information." Click it and enter your information. It will also reappear about 5-20 seconds after you change your UAnetID password. Simply click it, and enter your new information.}}
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<td valign="top" width="408">Enter the information as follows. <br>
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#If you're on the main part of campus
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##'''Network Name:''' <i>rootown</i> or <i>Roo-Secure</i> <br>
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##'''Security Type:''' <i>wpa2 enterprise</i> <br>
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##'''Encryption Type:''' <i>AES</i> <br>
  
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Click '''next''' and choose '''Change profile settings'''.
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on the '''Security''' tab and then click on '''settings''' about halfway down the screen.  </td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Uncheck '''validate server certificate''' and then click '''configure''' near the bottom of the screen. Uncheck the only checkbox in the window that comes up</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click '''Ok''' twice. Then click the '''Advanced settings''' button at the bottom</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Check the box that says '''Specify authentication mode''' and select '''User authentication''' from the drop-down menu. Click '''Save credentials'''.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">At this point, click '''OK''' until you have closed out of all the windows. Open the network list in your task bar and choose Rootown. Log in with your UANet ID and Password</td>
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Latest revision as of 21:13, 6 July 2017

These are the instructions on how to set up the Wi-Fi on Windows 7

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Open the start menu and search for Network and sharing center.

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2. Click on Manage Wireless Networks on the left
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3. Remove Rootown from the network list if it's already there. Then click Add. Choose Manually create a network profile
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4. Enter the information as follows.
  1. If you're on the main part of campus
    1. Network Name: rootown or Roo-Secure
    2. Security Type: wpa2 enterprise
    3. Encryption Type: AES


Click next and choose Change profile settings.

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5. Click on the Security tab and then click on settings about halfway down the screen.
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6. Uncheck validate server certificate and then click configure near the bottom of the screen. Uncheck the only checkbox in the window that comes up
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7. Click Ok twice. Then click the Advanced settings button at the bottom
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8. Check the box that says Specify authentication mode and select User authentication from the drop-down menu. Click Save credentials.
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9. Enter your UANet ID and password.
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10. At this point, click OK until you have closed out of all the windows. Open the network list in your task bar and choose Rootown. Log in with your UANet ID and Password
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