Wireless - Set-up Guide Windows 7

Configuring "uofs-secure" Wireless for Windows 7 

The following wireless set-up instructions are for home computers with the Windows 7 operating system.

NOTE: Please make sure that your Windows Operating System has all the "important" updates installed and that your wireless adaptor driver is up-to-date.  For assistance updating the driver on your wireless adaptor, please contact your computer's vendor or the ICT Service Desk.

1. Select the Control Panel from your Start Menu:

open control panel

2. Select Network and Internet.

network & internet

3. Select Network and Sharing Center.

Network & Sharing Center

4.  Select Manage Wireless Networks which is on the left side menu.

manage wireless networks

5. Click the Add button.


6. Select Manually create a network profile.

manually create

7. Use the following information:

  • Network Name: uofs-secure
  • Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
  • For Encryption Type: AES
  • Check the box for Start this connection automatically
wpa2 enterprise

    8. Click the Next button then click Change Connection Settings.

    change settings

    9.  Open the Security Tab and do the following:

    • for Choose a network authentication method select Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    • then click the Setting button

    10.  Do the following:

    • Scroll down the Trusted Root Certification Authorities list until you see DigiCert Global Root CA 
    • Check DigiCert Global Root CA
    • for Select Authentication Method pick Secure Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
    • then click the Configure button

    11. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) then click the OK button.

    uncheck use windows password

    12.  Click the OK button to close the wireless properties window.

    Click OK

    13. Click the Advanced settings button.

    Click Advanced Settings

    14. Update the Advance settings window and click the Save credentials button

    • Check Specify Authentication mode:
    • Set the Specify Authentication mode: drop down list to User authentication
    Update advance settings

    15. Enter your credentials and click the OK button

    • Username: <your NSID>
    • Password: <your password>

    Enter your credentials

     16. Click the OK button on the Advanced Settings window and then uofs-secure Wireless Network Properties window.

    Click OK

     17.  Click the Close button on the Manually Connect to a wireless network window.

    press close

    18.  Close the Manage Wireless Networks window by clicking the Red X in top right corner.

    close the manage wireless connections window

    For additional assistance, please contact the ICT Service Desk.

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