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<b>This method of connecting only works when there is no preexisting rootown, Roo-Secure, or UARH profiles. If there is one, you can delete it first when you get to step 3.</b>
  
  
# Click on ''Start'' [[Image:1_vista_start.jpg|bottom]]
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<table border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" width="600">
# Select ''Control Panel'' [[Image:1x_vista_control_panel.jpg|bottom]]
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<tr>
# Under Network and Internet, select ''View Network Status and Tasks'' [[Image:2_vista_control_panel.jpg|bottom]]
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<td valign="top" width="39">1. </td>
# Click ''Manage Wireless Networks''
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<td valign="top" width="408">
# Click ''Add''
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<p>Click the Start Menu. Type <b>Network and Sharing Center</b> and hit Enter</p></td>
# Select Manually Create a Network Profile
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Vistawireless1.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
# Enter the following Information
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<tr>
#*Network name: tsunami
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<td valign="top" width="39">2. </td>
#*Security type: 802.1X
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click Manage Wireless Networks.</td>
#*Encryption type: WEP
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Vistawireless2.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
# Click ''Next''
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<tr>
# Select ''Change Connection Settings''
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<td valign="top" width="39">3. </td>
# Click the ''Security'' tab in Wireless Network Properties
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click the Add Button and then Add a network in the range of this computer. You can also delete the rootown network here if you need to. Additionally, it is highly recommended you delete any entries that are label "tsunami" or "uaguest".<br>
# Under network authentication method, click ''Settings''.
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</td>
# The Authentication Method should default to EAP-MSCHAPv2). Click ''Configure''.
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Vistawireless3.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
# Uncheck the box for ''Automatically Use my Windows logon name and password''.
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<tr>
# Uncheck the box for ''Validate server certificates'' at the top of the box.
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<td valign="top" width="39">4. </td>
# Click ''OK''.
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<td valign="top" width="408">Double click the <b>rootown</b> or <b>Roo-Secure</b> for the main part of campus and <b>UARH</b> for the dorms network.<br>
# Click ''OK'' in Protected EAP Properties (PEAP).
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</td>
# Click ''OK'' in tsunami Wireless Network Properties.
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Vistawireless4b.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
# Click ''Connect to...''
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# Select ''tsunami'' and click ''Connect''.
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<td valign="top" width="39">5.</td>
# The connection icon in the bottom right corner of the screen will probably begin flashing a periodic message asking for additional information.
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click <i>Additional Information is required to connect to rootown.</i> A box should appear. Enter your UAnetID and password. Leave Domain Blank. You will then see <i>Additional Login Information is required to connect to rootown</i> again. Click it and click Ok on the box that appears to accept the certificate.</td>
# Click on the ''Additional information is required to connect to tsunami'' message.
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Save_credentials.JPG|thumb]]</td></tr>
# The Enter Credentials box will pop up.
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</table>
# Enter the [[UAnet ID]] for the User name.
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<br>
# Enter the password that for the UAnet ID.
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{{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.}}
# '''DO NOT''' enter anything in the Logon Domain box.
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# Click ''OK''.
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Latest revision as of 18:36, 8 January 2020

This method of connecting only works when there is no preexisting rootown, Roo-Secure, or UARH profiles. If there is one, you can delete it first when you get to step 3.


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Click the Start Menu. Type Network and Sharing Center and hit Enter

Vistawireless1.jpg
2. Click Manage Wireless Networks.
Vistawireless2.jpg
3. Click the Add Button and then Add a network in the range of this computer. You can also delete the rootown network here if you need to. Additionally, it is highly recommended you delete any entries that are label "tsunami" or "uaguest".
Vistawireless3.jpg
4. Double click the rootown or Roo-Secure for the main part of campus and UARH for the dorms network.
Vistawireless4b.jpg
5. Click Additional Information is required to connect to rootown. A box should appear. Enter your UAnetID and password. Leave Domain Blank. You will then see Additional Login Information is required to connect to rootown again. Click it and click Ok on the box that appears to accept the certificate.
Save credentials.JPG


Notice.png 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.