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Wireless - How to Connect to UWPlatt wireless on Windows XP

How to connect the Windows XP Operating System to the campus UWPlatt wireless network.

  1. From the Windows XP Start Menu, open Network Connections: Start>Programs>Accessories>Communications>Network Connections.
  2. From the Network Connections, right click Wireless Network Connection and select Properties.



  3. Select the Wireless Networks tab from the Wireless Network Connection Properties window.  In the Preferred networks section, click the Add button.



  4. On the Wireless network properties "Association" tab, supply the following...

    Box A: Network name (SSID): UWPlatt
    Box B: Network Authentication: WPA2
    Box C: Data encryption: AES

    Click "OK"



  5. Switch to the "Authentication" tab (A in figure below) of the Wireless network properties window and verify the following:

    Box B: EAP Type: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    Box C: Both "Authenticate as..." options are disabled.

    Click "Properties" (D in the figure below)



  6. On the Protected EAP Properties window, verify the following:

    Box A: Validate server certificate: Disabled
    Box B: Select Authentication Method: Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)

    Click "Configure" (C in the figure below)



  7. On the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties window, verify the following:

    Box A - Automatically use my Windows logon name and password "disabled"

    Click "OK" (B in the figure below)



  8. When prompted to Enter Credentials, supply your username and password to complete the connection.

    Box A: Username - your UW-Platteville NetID
    Box B: Password - your UW-Platteville password

    The logon domain text box should be blank.  Click "OK" to connect.






Keywords: Wi-Fi Network   Doc ID: 31852
Owner: Nathan M.Group: UW Platteville
Created: 2013-07-25 10:42 CSTUpdated: 2013-07-29 08:00 CST
Sites: UW Platteville