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Configuring your windows Vista device for eduroam

  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet.

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  3. Select Network and Sharing Center.

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  5. Under Tasks in the sidebar, click Manage wireless networks.

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  7. Select Add; Click on Manually create a network profile.

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  9. In the Manually connect to a wireless network window, specify the following and click Next:
    • Network name: eduroam
    • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise

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  11. When a notice confirms that you successfully added eduroam, click Change connection settings.

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  13. In the Security tab, specify the following:
    • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption type: AES
  14. Under Choose a nework authentication method, specify Protected EAP (PEAP), uncheck Cache user information for subsequent connections to this network and click on Settings.

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  16. Under Select Authentication Method, ensure Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) is selected, and click Configure.

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  18. Uncheck the Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) check box.

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  20. Click OK to save these settings and close all windows.
  21. A pop-up window should come up asking for your login credentials; specify the following and click OK:
    • User name: <Passport_York_user_name>@yorku.ca
    • Password: your Passport York password

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  22. You may get a message asking to verify the credentials of the certificate assigned to eduroam.yorku.ca; ensure the Root CA is AddTrust External CA Root and click Connect.
You should now be connected to the eduroam wireless network.