Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Vista Wireless Setup

These instructions will assist you in setting up your wireless network connection to access the University wireless network. You cannot access the network if you are not on the University campus. If you require additional help, please stop by the Help Desk in Gardner 212. (Source:elpdesk.uafortsmith)

You must have a valid Windows userid and password assigned to you by the University before you will be able to access the wireless network.

VistaWirelessSetup.pdf: Vista Wireless Setup - pdf

1) Click the WindowsConnect To button.
button and click the

(For XP View: Click “Start”, then “Network Connection” and double click your wireless network connection)

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2) Right click on 5210, Security-enabled network. If Properties is an option, select it and skip to Step 9
If it is not an option, click on Set up a connection or network

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3) Select Manually connect to a wireless network

4) Click Next.

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5) Enter the following information at the prompts.
Network name: 5210
Security type: WPA-Enterprise
Encryption type: TKIP

6) Make sure Start this connection automatically is checked.

7) Click Next.

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8) Select Change connection settings Vista Wireless 5
9) The “5210 Wireless Network properties” window appears.

10) Click the Security tab.

11) Make sure Choose a network authentication method is set to Protected EAP (PEAP)

12) Click the Settings… button.

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13) Uncheck Validate server certificate
14) Click on the Configure


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15) Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)

16) Click OK on all windows to get back to the Desktop.

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17) The Additional information is requiredClick the message to login. dialog box will appear in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Vista Wireless 9
18) Enter your User namepassword. Leave the Logon domain blank and click OK. and

If your username and password match, you will be connected to the network. Open up your web browser and make sure you can load web pages.

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