Windows Vista/7

A wireless service available to all staff and students across campus and in some halls of residence. The service uses the SSID newcastle-university with Wireless Protected Access (WPA) and Enterprise level encryption (EAP).

Connect to network

  • Click on the Network Notification icon
Wireless 9

 

  • Select newcastle-university from the list of networks
  • Click Connect

Since we have not entered any credentials we get the following,

Wireless 10

 

  • Enter your User name and Password.

You may need to reenter your login information each time you reconnect to the university network.

  • Click OK
Wireless 11
 
  • You will now be successfully connected to our wireless network

Installation

If your PC is unable to automatically find WiFi networks, you can manually configure it to connect to our network.

 

  • Click on the Network Notification icon
Connect 1

 

  • Click on Open Network and Sharing Center
Wireless 1

 

  • Select Manage wireless networks from the side panel
Wireless 2

 

  • Click Add
Wireless 3

 

  • Click Manually create a network profile
Wireless 4

 

  • Set the Network name to newcastle-university
  • Security type needs to be WPA2-Enterprise
  • Encryption type should be AES
  • Deselect Start this connection automatically if you prefer to connect manually,
  • Click Next
Wireless 5

 

  • Click Change connection settings
Wireless 6

 

  • Select the Security tab
  • Set the authentication method to Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • Deselect Remember my credentials as it is a security risk
  • Click Settings...
Wireless 7

 

  • Deselect Validate server certificate
  • Make sure the Authentication Method is Secured password (EAP-MSCHAPv2)
  • Click Configure...
Wireless 8

 

  • Deselect Automatically use my windows logon name
  • Click OK to close the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties window
  • Click OK to close the Protected EAP Properties window
  • Click OK to close the Wireless Network properties window
  • Click Close to close the Manually connect to a wireless network window

 

Leave Feedback