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{{Yellowbox|As of now, Windows8 has intermittent connections on campus, due to a software bug with Windows|}}
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<p>'''These are the instructions on how to set up the Wi-Fi on Windows 8'''</p>
#Click the Start Button
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#Start Typing “Network” and you will be given Search Results
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<p>You may use Windows 10 setup if these steps do not work</p>
#Click on the Settings Link and select Set Up a Network Connection
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#Click Manually Connect to a wireless network
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<table border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" width="600">
#Enter Rootown or UARH for Network Name
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<tr>
#Security Type is WPA2-Enterprise
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<td valign="top" width="39">1. </td>
#Encryption Type is AES
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<td valign="top" width="408">
#Click Next
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<p>Open the start screen and type in '''"Set up a "'''. On the right you should see a search result for '''Set up a Connection or a network'''. </p></td>
#Click Change Connection Settings
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network1.png|thumb]]</td>
#Click on the Security Tab
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</tr>
#Click Settings
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#Check the box next to the following…
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##Connect to these servers
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<tr>
##In the box add wan-radius-pri.uakron.edu
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<td valign="top" width="39">2. </td>
##Entrust.net Certification Authority (2048)
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<td valign="top" width="408">Manually connect to a wireless network and then click next</td>
##Entrust Secure Server Certification Authority
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network2.png|thumb]]</td>
#Click OK
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</tr>
#Click Advanced Settings
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#Check Specify authentication mode
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<tr>
#Click ok
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<td valign="top" width="39">3. </td>
#Click on the Wireless Icon the Task bar click on Rootown and click connect
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<td valign="top" width="408">Enter the unformation as follows. <br>
#Enter UANET ID AND PASSWORD and click ok
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#If you're on the main part of campus
##Sometimes you may need to add UANET\ before your ID. Example: UANET\abc123
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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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#If you're in the dorms:
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##'''Network Name:''' <i>UARH</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>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network3.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">4. </td>
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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="151">[[Image:win8_network5.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">5. </td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">
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Check '''Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate'''
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#Under the second check box, enter "wan-pri-radius.uakron.edu" (without the quotation marks).
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After that, click OK until you are closed out of all the open windows.
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</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network6.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">6. </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="151">[[Image:Windows_wifi_settings_1.JPG‎|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">7. </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="151">[[Image:Windows_wifi_settings_2.JPG‎|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">8. </td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Enter your '''UANet ID''' and '''password'''.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Windows_wifi_settings_3.JPG‎|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">9. </td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on the Wifi icon in the bottom right corner of the screen. From there, click on Rootown if you're on the main part of campus or UARH if you're in the dorms. Click the '''Connect automatically'''</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network7.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">10. </td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">If it asks you to Continue Connecting, go ahead and click '''connect'''. This step may not happen for everybody, and if it doesn't come up then don't worry about it. </td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network9.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">11. </td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">
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Enter in your information as follows:
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# uanet\UANet ID (if your ID is abc123 you would enter uanet\abc123)
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# your password
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Then click '''OK'''
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</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network10.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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</table>

Latest revision as of 17:26, 23 June 2016

These are the instructions on how to set up the Wi-Fi on Windows 8

You may use Windows 10 setup if these steps do not work

1.

Open the start screen and type in "Set up a ". On the right you should see a search result for Set up a Connection or a network.

Win8 network1.png
2. Manually connect to a wireless network and then click next
Win8 network2.png
3. Enter the unformation 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
  1. If you're in the dorms:
    1. Network Name: UARH
    2. Security Type: wpa2 enterprise
    3. Encryption Type: AES

Click next and choose Change profile settings.

Win8 network3.png
4. Click on the Security tab and then click on Settings about halfway down the screen.
Win8 network5.png
5.

Check Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate

  1. Under the second check box, enter "wan-pri-radius.uakron.edu" (without the quotation marks).

After that, click OK until you are closed out of all the open windows.

Win8 network6.png
6. Click Ok twice. Then click the Advanced settings button at the bottom
Windows wifi settings 1.JPG
7. Check the box that says Specify authentication mode and select User authentication from the drop-down menu. Click Save credentials.
Windows wifi settings 2.JPG
8. Enter your UANet ID and password.
Windows wifi settings 3.JPG
9. Click on the Wifi icon in the bottom right corner of the screen. From there, click on Rootown if you're on the main part of campus or UARH if you're in the dorms. Click the Connect automatically
Win8 network7.png
10. If it asks you to Continue Connecting, go ahead and click connect. This step may not happen for everybody, and if it doesn't come up then don't worry about it.
Win8 network9.png
11.

Enter in your information as follows:

  1. uanet\UANet ID (if your ID is abc123 you would enter uanet\abc123)
  2. your password

Then click OK

Win8 network10.png