Difference between revisions of "XP Wireless Config"

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Choose your wireless card by right clicking on it, and choosing properties.
 
Choose your wireless card by right clicking on it, and choosing properties.
 
Choose '''Wireless Networks'''
 
Choose '''Wireless Networks'''
Click '''ADD'''
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Click '''ADD.'''
 
(if you DO NOT see Wireless Networks, please see the bottom of this page.)
 
(if you DO NOT see Wireless Networks, please see the bottom of this page.)
  
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You should now be connected to the university network.
 
You should now be connected to the university network.
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'''If you DO NOT see the Wireless Network tab.'''<br><br>
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1. Go to the '''Start Menu'''<br>
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2. Go to '''Run'''<br>
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3. Type '''services.msc'''<br>
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4. Scroll to the bottom and find '''Wireless Zero Configuration'''<br>
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5. Right Click it and click '''Start'''<br>
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6. Try clicking '''Advanced Settings''' again under the wireless settings. It should be there.
  
 
[[Category:HOWTO]]
 
[[Category:HOWTO]]
 
[[Category: Wireless]]
 
[[Category: Wireless]]

Revision as of 19:33, 29 April 2008

Note: University owned laptops should be configured using their pre-installed clients

Issues with wireless on University owned laptops should be sent to the ZipSupport Center (330/972-6888)



This procedure requires Service Pack 2 to be installed (in most cases this is already taken care of).

Navigate to Control Panel and select Network Connections Choose your wireless card by right clicking on it, and choosing properties. Choose Wireless Networks Click ADD. (if you DO NOT see Wireless Networks, please see the bottom of this page.)

SSID tsunami
Network Authentication Open
Data Encryption WEP

Next, Select the Authentication tab

Change EAP type to Protected EAP (PEAP)

UNCHECK Authenticate as computer when computer info is available
UNCHECK Authenticate as guest when user or computer info is unavailable.

Click Properties

UNCHECK validate server certificate

Near the bottom, click configure (next to Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)

UNCHECK Automatically use my Windows logon...

OK OK OK until the end. You will be prompted by this baloon notice.


Baloon.JPG

Click on the baloon, you will be prompted for your UANET ID and PASSWORD


Save credentials.JPG

Leave the Domain Blank

You should now be connected to the university network.

If you DO NOT see the Wireless Network tab.

1. Go to the Start Menu
2. Go to Run
3. Type services.msc
4. Scroll to the bottom and find Wireless Zero Configuration
5. Right Click it and click Start
6. Try clicking Advanced Settings again under the wireless settings. It should be there.