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Windows 7 Wireless Network Configuration

This document is written as an instruction to connect your Windows7 notebook to NCAT’s campus wireless network.

Step 1: using your mouse, left click the network icon once, shown in the red square, and then click  “Open Network and Sharing Center.”

Step 2: left click “Manage wireless networks.”

Step 3: left-click "Add."

Step 4: left-click "Manually create a network profile" in the popup window.

Step 5: enter “aggiestudent” as the “Network name”, select “WPA2-Enterprise” as the “Security type”,

select “AES” as “Encryption type,” and then click “OK.”

Step 6: click “Change connection settings” to make further settings.

Step 7: make sure “Connect automatically when this network is in range” is checked, and then click the “Security” tab.

Step 8: 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 9: un-check “Validate server certificate”, select “Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP V2)” as “Select Authentication Method,” check “Enable Fast Reconnect” if not checked, and then click “Configure...”

Step 10: 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 11: click “Advanced settings."

Step 12: check “Specify authentication mode”, select “User authentication”, and then click “Save credentials.”

Step 13: enter your NCAT email account and password, and then keep clicking “OK” to close all windows.

Step 14: After a few moments, click the network icon again, 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.