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#Click the Start Button
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<p>These are the instructions on how to set up the Wi-Fi on Windows7</p>
#Start Typing “Network” and you will be given Search Results
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#Click on the Settings Link and select Set Up a Network Connection
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<table border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" width="600">
#Click Manually Connect to a wireless network
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<tr>
#Enter one of the following for '''Network Name'''
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<td valign="top" width="39">1. </td>
##rootown for the main campus
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<td valign="top" width="408">
##UARH for the dorms
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<p>Open the start screen and type in "Set up a ". On the right you should see a serach result for "Set up a Connection or a network</i>. </p></td>
#Security Type is WPA2-Enterprise
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network1.png|thumb]]</td>
#Encryption Type is AES
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</tr>
#Click Next
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#Click Change Connection Settings
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#Click on the Security Tab
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<tr>
#Click Settings
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<td valign="top" width="39">2. </td>
#Check the box next to the following…
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<td valign="top" width="408">Manually connect to a wireless network and then click next</td>
##Connect to these servers
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:win8_network2.png|thumb]]</td>
##In the box add wan-radius-pri.uakron.edu
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</tr>
#Click OK
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#Click Advanced Settings
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<tr>
#Check Specify authentication mode
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<td valign="top" width="39">3. </td>
#Choose User authenticatin and fill out your UAnet ID and password
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<td valign="top" width="408">Enter the unformation as follows. <br>
#Click ok
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#If you're on the main part of campus
#Click on the Wireless Icon the Task bar click on Rootown and click connect
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##'''Network Name:''' <i>rootown</i> <br>
#Enter UANET ID AND PASSWORD and click ok
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##'''Security Type:''' <i>wpa2 enterprise</i> <br>
##Sometimes you may need to add UANET\ before your ID. Example: UANET\abc123
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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 connection 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 '''Secutiry''' 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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#Check '''Connect to these servers'''
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##In the entry box type in "wan-pri-radius.uakron.edu"<br>
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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 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">7. </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">8. </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>

Revision as of 19:59, 26 February 2014

These are the instructions on how to set up the Wi-Fi on Windows7

1.

Open the start screen and type in "Set up a ". On the right you should see a serach result for "Set up a Connection or a network</i>.

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
    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 connection settings.

Win8 network3.png
4. Click on the Secutiry tab and then click on settings about halfway down the screen.
Win8 network5.png
5.
  1. Check Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate
  2. Check Connect to these servers
    1. In the entry box type in "wan-pri-radius.uakron.edu"

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

Win8 network6.png
6. 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
7. 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
8.

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