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WinXP Wireless Setup Instructions

Click on the Start Menu.

Select Control Panel.

Click on Network and Internet Connections then Network Connections or
in Classic View double click on Network Connections

Double click on the Wireless Network Connection icon

Click on the Properties button.

Select the Wireless Networks tab.

If "WSU Secure" is not listed in the preferred networks click Add...
otherwise double click on WSU Secure.

Next In the Association tab change the following settings

Network name(SSID): WSU Secure

Network Authentication: WPA2

Data encryption: AES

Click the "Authentication" tab and change the following settings:

EAP type: Protected EAP (PEAP)

Uncheck the checkbox to "Authenticate as computer when computer information is available."  

Click the properties button under EAP type:

Change the following settings:

Check "Validate server certificate"

Check "Enable Fast Reconnect"

Set Authentication Method to Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) if it isn't already.

Click Configure... button.

Uncheck the checkbox that say to "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password" ... then click "OK"

NOTE: Unless this box is unchecked, WSU Secure will never prompt you for your wildcat username and password to authenticate to the wireless system.


Click OK until all open windows are closed.

You will see a balloon in the lower right corner of your screen.  Click on the balloon

When prompted enter your credentials use your WildCat Username and Wildcat password

If you are still unable to connect to WSU Secure Wireless network,
contact the IT Service Desk at (801) 626-7777

IT Service Desk, Technology Services
Weber State University, Ogden, Utah 84408
(801) 626-7777