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Setting up eduroam on Windows 7

These instructions are for staff and students configuring wireless access to eduroam on Windows 7 using the built-in wireless networking configuration utility.

NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you first configure and test your device whilst on-site at Bournemouth University before attempting to use eduroam at a remote location.

Right click on the Wireless signal strength icon in the taskbar and select Open Network and Sharing Centre:

Screenshot - Right click on Wireless signal strength

Screenshot - View your basic network information and set up connections

Now click Manage Wireless Networks:

Screenshot -  Manage wireless networks

Click Add then click Manually create a network profile.

Screenshot - Manually connect to a wireless network

Complete the boxes as per below, then click Next

Screenshot - Enter information for the wireless network you want to add

Now click Change connection settings

Screenshot - Manually connect to a wireless network

Ensure that the Connection tab is completed as follows:

Screenshot - eduroam wireless network properties (Connection tab)

Now select the Security tab

Screenshot - eduroam wireless network properties (Security tab)

Click Settings and complete as follows:

Screenshot - Protected EAP Properties

Now click Configure:

Ensure that there is no tick in the Automatically use my Windows Login Name and Password box, then click OK:

Screenshot - EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties

Now click OK to close the following:

Screenshot - Protected EAP Properties

You should now be back at the eduroam Wireless Network Properties box:

Screenshot - eduroam Wireless Network Properties

Click on Advanced settings.

Complete the next section as below – but don't click Save Credentials:

Screenshot - Advanced settings

Click OK

Screenshot - eduroam Wireless Network Properties

Click OK in the section above.

Screenshot - Manually connect to a wireless network

Click Close.

The eduroam network should now appear in the list of wireless networks as below:

Screenshot - Manage wireless networks that use

You can drag the eduroam network to the top of the list so you will connect to this network in preference to any others.

When you connect to the eduroam network you will be prompted for your Username and Password. You MUST use your full BU Username, e.g. i12345@bournemouth.ac.uk and your BU University password.

Screenshot - Network Authentication