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Wireless - Manual Configuration for Windows XP

This article explains how to manually set up your Window XP computer to use the uchicago-secure wireless network.

  1. Right-click on the Wireless icon Wireless icon in the system tray.
    System Tray
  2. Click on View Available Wireless Networks.
  3. Click on Change Advanced Settings.
    Wireless Network Connection
  4. Click on the Wireless Networks tab.
    Wireless Network Connection Properties
  5. In the "Preferred networks" section, click the Add… button.
    Wireless Networks tab
  6. On the "Association" tab:
    • Enter "uchicago-secure" in the Network name (SSID) field
    • Select "WPA2" in the Network Authentication field
    • Verify that "AES" displays in the Data encryption field
      Association tab
  7. Click the Authentication tab.
  8. Select Protected EAP (PEAP) from the EAP type drop-down menu and uncheck "Authenticate as computer when computer information is available." Then, click the Properties button.
    Authentication tab
  9. In the "Protected EAP Properties" window:
    • Select Validate server certificate
    • Deselect Connect to these servers
    • Under "Trusted Root Certification Authorities," select the AddTrust External CA Root checkbox
    • In the Select Authentication Method field, select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
      Protected EAP Properties
  10. In the "Select Authentication Method" section, click the Configure button.
  11. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password, then click the OK button.
    EAP Properties
  12. Click the OK button on all open Wireless Properties windows.
  13. Click the information bubble in the taskbar to input other credentials for the connection.
    Information Bubble
  14. Enter your CNetID in the User name field and your CNet password in the Password field. Leave the Logon domain field blank. Click the OK button.
    Enter Credentials
  15. Click the information bubble in the taskbar to accept the server certificate and process your logon information.
    Wireless Network Connection bubble
  16. Click the OK button in the "Validate Server Certificate" window.
    Validate Server Certificate
  17. You are now successfully connected to uchicago-secure.
    Successfully connected



Keywords:network, 802.1X, uchicago-secure   Doc ID:16371
Owner:Brian N.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2010-12-28 19:00 CDTUpdated:2017-03-29 10:50 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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