Windows 8 802.1x Wireless

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The image below shows the warning message which should appear, click '''Connect'''
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You should now be connected to the Stevens wireless network.
You should now be connected to the Stevens wireless network.

Revision as of 15:01, 3 March 2014

This page contains instructions for configuring wireless 802.1x networking using Windows 8. Instructions for other operating systems can be found on the 802.1x page.

Contents

Connection 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

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Step 3 - Selecting Your Network

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

Click on your desired wireless network. Then press the corresponding Connect button that appears.

  • 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

When prompted for your credentials please enter your Stevens username and password which should be the same as you use to access MyStevens and your Stevens Email.

Step 5 - Ignore Security Warning

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

You should now be connected to the Stevens wireless network.

Removing Cached Credentials

Windows 7'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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