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Setting up eduroam on Windows 8

These instructions are for Bournemouth University Staff and Students configuring wireless access to eduroam on Windows 8 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:

Screenshot - Wireless strength icon

The following menu will appear:

Screenshot -  Networks

Select eduroam, tick the 'connect automatically' box, and click connect:

Screenshot - Networks

Enter your Bournemouth University username and password. Note that your username must be followed by @bournemouth.ac.uk

Screenshot - Networks - Enter your username and password

Click OK.

You should now see the following. Assuming your username and password has been entered correctly, you will now be connected to the eduroam network.

Screenshot - Networks