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Windows Vista and Windows 7 with 802.1X wireless adapter configuration

How to configure Windows Vista and Windows 7 with 802.1X

Wireless adapter configuration:

  1. Right-click on the wireless network icon in the taskbar (bottom right on the desktop). Select Open Network and Sharing Center.
  2. You can also find your network connections in: Start -> Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and Sharing Center.
  3. In the window that appears, select Set up a new connection or network.
  4. Select Manually connect to a wireless network.
  5. Enter information for the wireless network you want to add:
  6. Network name: 1NSU (Name is case-sensitive) 
  7. Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click Change connection settings.
  10. Make sure Security type is “WPA-Enterprise” and Encryption type is “AES.”
  11. Click the Remember my credentials for this connection... box (if you don't check this, then you'll have to enter your password every time you connect).
  12. Click Settings.
  13. Select Authentication Method: Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2).
  14. Check the box for Enable Fast Reconnect.
  15. Click Configure.
  16. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password.
  17. Click OK.
  18. Select Advanced Settings.
  19. Check the Specify Authentication Mode box.
  20. Select User authentication (if this doesn’t work, try User or computer authentication).
  21. Click OK.
  22. In the next window, click OK again. You are now set up to automatically connect to “1NSU”
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