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Windows 7 client

  1. In the Windows Start menu, go to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Wireless Networks or select the wireless network icon in the Notification area of the Taskbar. A list of available networks is displayed.
  2. Do one of the following:
  • If the wireless network is listed (it broadcasts its SSID), select it from the list.
  • Select Add > Manually create a network profile.
  1. Enter the following information and select Next.
Network name Enter the SSID of the wireless network.
(Required only if you selected Add.)
Security type WPA2-Enterprise
Encryption type AES
Start this connection automatically Select
Connect even if the network is not broadcasting. Select

The Wireless Network icon will display a popup requesting that you click to enter credentials for the network. Click on the popup notification.

  1. In the Enter Credentials window, enter your wireless network User name, Password, and Logon domain (if applicable). Then, select OK.
  2. Select Change connection settings.
  3. On the Connection tab, select Connect automatically when this network is in range.
  4. On the Security tab, select the Microsoft PEAP authentication method and then select Settings.
  5. Make sure that Validate server_certificate is selected.
  6. Select the server certificate UTN-USERFirst-Hardware.
  7. In Select Authentication Method, select Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAPv2).
  8. Select Configure.
  9. If your wireless network credentials are the same as your Windows logon credentials, select Automatically use my Windows logon name and password. Otherwise, make sure that this option is not selected.
  10. Ensure that the remaining options are not selected.
  11. Select OK. Repeat until you have closed all of the Wireless Network Properties windows.