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Wireless configuration for Windows XP

This document discusses Wireless configuration for Windows XP

This article explain how to manually set up your Window XP computer to use the encrypted 'UWGB Wireless' network. (Use also for "eduroam".)

  1. Right-click on the Wireless icon XP1.jpg in the system tray.

  2. Click on View Available Wireless Networks.

  3. Choose UWGB Wireless

  4. It will try to connect to the network and fail. After it fails, click on Change Advanced Settings.


  5. Click on the Wireless Networks tab. Select UWGB Wireless or eduroam, then click on Properties.


    NOTE: The Association tab will only need to be configured (Step 5) if you had to "Add" a preferred network from Step 4.

  6. On the "Association" tab:
    • Enter "UWGB Wireless" or "eduroam" in the Network name (SSID) field
    • Select "WPA2" in the Network Authentication field
    • Verify that "AES" displays in the Data encryption field

    XP5.png        XP6.png

  7. Click the Authentication tab.

  8. Select Protected EAP (PEAP) from the EAP type dropdown menu and uncheck "Authenticate as computer when computer information is available." Then, click the Properties button.


  9. In the "Protected EAP Properties" window:
    • Deselect Validate server certificate
    • Deselect Connect to these servers
    • In the Select Authentication Method field, select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)


  10. In the "Select Authentication Method" section, click the Configure button.

  11. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password, then click the OK button.


  12. Click the OK button on all open Wireless Properties windows.

  13. Click the information bubble in the taskbar to input other credentials for the connection.


  14. Enter your UWGB User name in the User name field and your password in the Password field. Leave the Logon domain field blank. Click the OK button.


  15. Click the information bubble in the taskbar to accept the server certificate and process your logon information.


  16. Click the OK button in the "Validate Server Certificate" window.


  17. You are now successfully connected to UWGB Wireless or eduroam.


Keywords:Wireless, XP, configuration   Doc ID:24385
Owner:Kevin B.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2012-05-17 15:07 CSTUpdated:2013-04-17 07:31 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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