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Windows Vista and Windows 7 Instructions

Please do not use these step by step instructions unless the automated set up file does not work on your computer.

  1. Click on Start, Control Panel, Network and Internet, Network and Sharing Center.
  2. Click on Manage wireless networks.
  3. If eduroam is in the list of existing wireless networks, select it, right click on it and choose Remove network.
  4. Click on OK if asked if you want to proceed.
  5. Click on Add.
  6. If asked, click on Manually create a network profile in the How do you want to add a network window.
  7. Enter eduroam into the Network name box.
  8. Change the Security type drop down option to WPA2-Enterprise.
  9. Change the Encryption type drop down option to AES.
  10. Click on Next.
  11. Click on Change connection settings.
  12. Remove the tick from the 'Connect to a more preferred network if available' option.
  13. Click on the Security tab and change the 'Choose a network authentication method' drop down option to Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP).
  14. Click on Settings and tick the Validate server certificate option.
  15. Tick the Connect to these servers option.
  16. In the 'Connect to these servers' box, enter
  17. Tick the Quovadis CA 2 option in the list of Trusted Root Certification Authorities (do not tick any of the others).
  18. Tick the Do not prompt user to authorize new servers or trusted certification authorities option.
  19. Change the 'Select Authentication Method' drop down option to Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2).
  20. Tick the Enable Fast Reconnect option.
  21. Tick the Enable Network Access Protection option (called 'Enable Quarantine Checks' on Vista).
  22. Click on Configure.
  23. Remove the tick from the 'Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)' option and click on OK.
  24. Click on OK again, and then on OK again.
  25. Click on Close.
  26. Wait for a yellow bubble to appear telling you that additional information is required to connect to eduroam. Click on this bubble (you may have to disconnect from any wireless networks you are currently connected to first).
  27. Enter your University username and then append
    you must use your username, not your email address. For example, a student called J B Priestley would have the university username jbpriest, his email would be (or possibly if he registered with the University before 16 June 2014), but to login to eduroam he would need to use
  28. Enter your University password in the password box. Leave the Domain blank.
  29. Click on OK.
  30. Close any remaining open windows.

You computer should now connect you to the eduroam wireless signal. This may take up to 30 seconds.