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Wireless - Manual Configuration for Windows 7

This article explains how to manually set up your Windows 7 computer to use the uchicago-secure wireless network.

This article explains how to manually set up your Windows 7 computer to use the uchicago-secure wireless network.

  1. Go to Start > Control Panel.

  2. Click Network and Internet.

  3. Click Network and Sharing Center.

  4. Click Set up a new connection or network.

    Network and Sharing Center

  5. Select Manually connect to a wireless network, then click Next.

    Connection Option

  6. Enter or select the following, then click Next.

    1. Network name: uchicago-secure or eduroam

    2. Security type: WPA2-Enterprise

    3. Encryption type: AES

      Manually Connect

  7. Click Next.

  8. Click Change connection settings.

    Change Connection Settings

  9. Click the Security tab.

  10. Select Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) for the Network Authentication Method.

  11. Clear the Remember my credentials checkbox.

  12. Click Settings.

    Security Settings

  13. In the Protected EAP Properties window:

    1. Select Validate Server Certificate.

    2. Clear the Connect to these Servers checkbox.

    3. Under Trusted Root Certification Authorities, select the following certificate authorities: AddTrust External CA Root, InCommon RSA Server CA, and USERTrust RSA Certification Authority checkboxes. No other boxes should be selected under Trusted Root Certification Authorities.

    4. Select Authentication Method: Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2).

      Protected EAP Settings

  14. Click OK.

  15. Click Configure .

  16. Clear the Automatically use my Windows Logon name and password (and domain if any) checkbox, then click OK.

    EAP Properties

  17. Click OK on all open Wireless Network Properties dialog boxes.

  18. A notice requesting additional login information will appear in your system tray. Click Enter/select additional log on information.

    Additional Login Information

  19. Enter your CNet credentials:

    1. Type your CNetID into the User name field. For eduroam, you will need to enter

    2. Type your CNet password in the Password field.

    3. Leave the Logon domain field blank.

    4. Click OK.


  20. You must verify that the certificate is valid before you continue. Click the View Server Certificate button to show the details of the certificate.

  21. If the Issued by and Valid from fields match the information below, click OK.

    Note: Issued by may contain the string AddTrust External CA Root or InCommon Server CA. Issued to may contain the string network-auth00, network-auth01, or radproxy01.

    win7 certificate detail

  22. Click OK or Connect.

  23. If the setup is successful, a window similar to the following will appear.

    Successfully Connected

Keywords:network 802.1X uchicago-secure   Doc ID:16377
Owner:Mike R.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2010-12-28 19:00 CDTUpdated:2017-03-08 11:25 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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