Windows XP

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  1. Service Pack 3 must be installed in order to connect to a 802.1x enabled network. Please make sure your Windows XP installation has Service Pack 3 Installed.
  2. Right Click your Wireless Icon
  3. Click on View Wireless Networks
  4. Click on Change Advanced Settings in the lower left hand corner
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  5. Click on the Wireless Networks
  6. If WP Wireless Exists, highlight it and click Properties
  7. IF WP Wireless does not exist, click on Add
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  8. Association Tab
    • Network Name (SSID): WP Wireless
    • Network Authentication: WPA2
    • Data encryption: AES

  9. Click on Authentication Tab
  10. Select Protected EAP (PEAP) as EAP Type
  11. Click on Properties

  12. Make sure Check box for Validate server certificate is checked
  13. Make sure check box for Connect to these servers is checked
  14. Connect to the following servers EXACTLY as specified:
  15. For Select Authentication Method choose Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
  16. Click Configure to the right and Disable (Uncheck) option to automatically use Windows logon name and password
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  17. Click OK for EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties
  18. Click OK for Protected EAP Properties
  19. Click OK for WP Wireless Properties
  20. Connect to WP Wireless Network
  21. Click on the Wireless Balloon in the bottom right hand corner of your screen

  22. Enter your university Username and Password
  23. Click on the Wireless Balloon that will appear again in the bottom right of the screen
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  24. Accept the Certificate when prompted

  25. You may have to enter your credentials again. You should now be connected to the WP Wireless Network. Please contact [Help Desk Request] if you are unable to connect to the network.

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