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Windows 8 Wireless Network Configuration

This document is written as an instruction to connect your Windows8 operating system to NCAT’s campus wireless network. 

Step 1: using your mouse, left click the network icon once in the right-bottom corner, and then click “aggiestudent” to extend it. Check “Connect automatically” if necessary and click “Connect” button.

Step 2: enter your NCAT email account and password, and then keep clicking “Ok”.

Step 3: click “Connect” button in next pop-up.

Step 4: wait for system to establish connection.

Step 5: right click “aggiestudent” after system is connected and left click “View connection properties”.

Step 6: make sure “WPA2-Enterprise” is checked for “Security type”, “AES” is checked for “Encryption type”, “Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)” is checked for “Choose a network authentication method:”, and then click “Settings”.

Step 7:un-check “Validate server certificate”, select “Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP V2)” as “Select Authentication Method”, check “Enable Fast Reconnect” if not, and then click “Configure…”.

Step 8: un-check “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)”, click “Ok” to close this Window, and then click “Ok” to close next Window.

Step 9: check “Specify authentication mode”, select “User authentication”, and then click “Save credentials”.

Step 10: enter your NCAT email account and password, and then keep clicking “Ok” to close all windows.

Step 11: After a few moments, Windows will show “connected” next to the aggiestudent. You are connected to our campus network now. If you have any questions or problems, feel free to call or stop by Helpdesk during our office hours.