Windows 7 802.1x Wireless

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Campus Domain Account Required

A Campus Domain Account is required to access some services on this page. To change or reset your password, use the Stevens Password Service.

Graduate students do not have campus domain accounts created automatically and MUST REQUEST ONE.
The request must be COMPLETED before any system can be accessed with the account.

  • Username: username or campus\username where username is your Stevens username.
  • Password: The default password varies depending on your role and entry date at Stevens.
  1. Faculty & Staff: Passwords are randomly generated, please contact the HelpDesk.
  2. Students who entered before February 2009: The default password is StevensYYMMDD where YYMMDD corresponds to your date of birth.
  3. Students who entered after February 2009: The default password is Stevens000000 where 000000 corresponds to the last 6 digits of your Campus Wide ID Number.
  • Domain: If prompted for a Logon Domain, CAMPUS should be entered.

This page contains instructions for configuring wireless 802.1x networking using Windows 7. Instructions for other operating systems can be found on the 802.1x page.

Contents

Installation Instructions

Step 1 - Enabling Your Wireless

Turn on your wireless adapter, there may be a physically button on your computer if you are using a laptop.

Step 2 - Wireless Networks

In the lower left corner of your screen, click on the Networking icon as pictured below

Win7 wireless1.png

Step 3 - Selecting Your Network

At this point, a list of available Wireless Networks will appear

Double-Click on your desired wireless network. The currently available network names are as follows:

  • Stevens Student: Use this Wireless Network if you are a Stevens Student, both undergraduate and graduate.
  • Stevens: Use this Network if you are a Faculty or Staff member.

Step 4 - Enter Your Credentials

A pop up window will appear, enter your Stevens username in the box labeled User Name, your campus domain password in the field labeled Password

Step 5 - Ignore Security Warning

The image below shows the warning message which should appear, click Connect

Removing Cached Credentials

Windows Vista's Wireless Configuration automatically stores in the registry the username and password entered when connecting to a wireless network. If a machine is being used by multiple people, it is recommended that the user delete their credentials from the computer when they are done using it. To remove cached credentials follow this link Removing Cached 802.1x Credentials

Removing Connection Profiles

In order to remove an old or unwanted network, follow the steps below:

1. Click the Networking Icon in the bottom right of your screen, then select Open Network and Sharing Center.

2. Click Manage Wireless Networks in the upper left

3. Select a network and press Remove. You will be prompted to confirm the change, if you're sure you'd like to remove it, press Yes.

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