Difference between revisions of "7 Wireless Config"

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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>
 
{{Yellowbox|This may not work on University owned machine. Running "gpupdate /force" from command prompt should fix it|}}
 
==<b>NEW:</b> <b> Video demonstration of Rootown setup Check out our new video on setting up Rootown wireless in Windows 7! [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUMjHN2p64w click here].</b>==
 
 
 
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<td valign="top" width="39">1. </td>
 
<td valign="top" width="39">1. </td>
 
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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>
<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:7wifi1.png|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:startMenu_networkSharingCenter.png|thumb]]</td>
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<td valign="top" width="39">2. </td>
 
<td valign="top" width="39">2. </td>
<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="151">[[Image:network_sharing_center.png|thumb]]</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>
<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:7wifi3.png|thumb]]</td></tr>
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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 unformation as follows. <br>
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'''Network Name:''' <i>rootown</i> <br>
[[Category: Wireless]]
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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="39">5. </td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on the '''Secutiry''' tab and then click on '''settings''' about halfway down the screen.  </td>
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<td valign="top" width="39">6. </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="151">[[Image:PEAP_properties.png|thumb]]</td>
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<td valign="top" width="39">7. </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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Revision as of 16:17, 19 December 2013

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

StartMenu networkSharingCenter.png
2. Click on Manage Wireless Networks on the left
Network sharing center.png
3. Remove Rootown from the network list if it's already there. Then click Add. Choose Manually create a network profile
Manually connect.png
4. Enter the unformation as follows.

Network Name: rootown
Security Type: wpa2 enterprise
Encryption Type: AES
Click next and choose Change profile settings.

Wireless info.png
5. Click on the Secutiry tab and then click on settings about halfway down the screen.
Network sharing center.png
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
PEAP properties.png
7. 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
Network sharing center.png