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eduroam with Windows 7

  1. Right-click on the wireless icon in the task bar located at the bottom right of your screen and select Open Network and Sharing Center.
    Screenshot of right clicking the network icon in the system tray
  2. Select Manage wireless networksfrom the left-hand sidebar.Screenshot of network and sharing center
  3. Select Add; Click on Manually create a network profile.Screenshot of popup showing manually connecting to a wireless network
  4. In the Manually connect to a wireless network window, specify the following and click Next:
    • Network name: eduroam
    • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption type: AES

    Screenshot of popup requesting selection of security settings

  5. Click on Change connection settings.
    Screenshot of successful addition of eduroam
  6. In the Security tab, uncheck Remember my credentials ... each time I’m logged on and click on Settings.Screenshot of choosing authentication method
  7. In the Protected EAP Properties window, if GlobalSign Extended Validation CA is listed under Trusted Root Certification Authorities, select it and proceed to step 8. If GlobalSign Extended Validation CA is not listed as a trusted root CA, download the GlobalSign Extended Validation CA and install it by opening the file and selecting Install Certifiate. Once installed, select it as the trusted authority for the eduroam profile and proceed.
  8. Select Configure under Select Authentication Method.
    Screenshot of trusted PEAP Properties Window
  9. Uncheck the Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)check box.Screenshot of popup of requesting user to choose automatic use of windows login name and password
  10. Click OK to save these settings and close all windows.
  11. Click on the wireless network icon in the task bar located at the bottom right of your screen.
    Screenshot of wifi icon in the system tray
  12. Select eduroam from the list of available networks and click Connect.
    Screenshot of available wifi connections
  13. In the Windows Security box, enter the following and click OK:
    User name:
    Password: your Passport York account password
    Screenshot of logging in with username and password
  14. Enter Passport York credentials in Windows Security box"
  15. Click OK.

You should now be connected to the eduroam wireless network.