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eduroam - How to set it up on a laptop (Windows 7)

This document shows how to connect eduroam on a laptop with Windows 7.

Step 1

Open the "Start" menu 

  1. Go to the Control Panel
  2. Network and Internet
  3. Network and Sharing Center
  4. Select "Manage wireless networks


Step 2

  • Select "Add"


Step 3

  • Select "Manually create a network profile"


Step 4

  • Network name: eduroam
  • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
  • Encryption type:  AES
  • Click "Next"
  • Ensure this box is checked


Step 5

  • Select "Change connection settings"




Step 6

  • Select the "Security" tab
  • Ensure that WPA2-Enterprise is used
  • Ensure that AES is used
  • Select Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP) for network authentication method
  • Click on "Settings"


 Step 7

  •  UNCHECK "Validate Server Certificate"
  • Select Authentication Method, choose "Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
  • Click on "Configure"

 Step 8

  •  UNCHECK "Automatically use my Windows Logon name and password"
  • Click OK


Step 9

  • At the "Protected EAP Properties dialogue box, Click OK"


Step 10

  • At the "Security" tab of the properties dialogue box, Click the "Advanced Settings" button


Step 11

  • Select the 802.1X settings tab
  • Check "Specify authentication mode"
  • In the drop-down menu, select "User authentication"
  • UNCHECK the "Enable single sign on for this network
  • Click OK when finished


 Step 12

  • Click OK
  • Click Close

Step 13

  • Select "eduroam" from your available wireless networks and click "Connect"
  • You will be prompted for your user name and password.
  • Enter your UWP and password.
  • Click OK or Submit after your credentials have been entered.

 You have now configured your device for eduroam.

You will be automatically connected to eduroam when you are on campus.

If you have any questions or encounter problems with eduroam, please contact the Help Desk by phone, e-mail or in person.





Keywordseduroam windows 7 configuration   Doc ID44015
OwnerLinda W.GroupUW Parkside
Created2014-10-14 10:31:46Updated2022-07-06 14:49:34
SitesUW Parkside
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