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How can I configure Wifi(wireless) Settings on Windows 8 / 8.1?

Last Updated: Aug 04, 2015  |  945 Views
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The University of Notre Dame Australia uses an encrypted wireless Network, to ensure that all Information passing through the wireless is protected.

To access the wireless network you must have an active staff or student username and password. Access to the wireless is granted under the same policies as accessing the wired network.

Before start configuring WiFi for Windows 8.1 (Windows 8), please make sure that wireless switch is enabled; this is usually a physical switch or button on your laptop or a software switch invoked by the Function (Fn) key and corresponding number (F1-F12). If you are not so sure, please refer to the product manual of your devices.

1. Click WiFi icon on the bottom right of task bar

 

2. Make sure WiFi is “On”, then click “UNDA-WiFi”.

3. Login with your student / staff ID and PC login password.

4. You are now connected to UNDA-WiFi but access is “Limited”. Also “Network and Sharing Centre” shows that WiFi is connected but “No Internet Access”.

 

5. Please configure “Proxy Setting”, then you are now ready to use WiFi connection. For more details on how to configure proxy, please click the below.

 Wifi (Wireless) is connected but I am unable to browse internet. What should I do?

Troubleshooting Steps

If the connection fails please run through the following steps to resolve the connection issue.

1. Click WiFi icon on the bottom right of task bar

 

2. Make sure WiFi is “On”

3. Right click UNDA-WiFi and you may see “Forget this network”.

4. Click “Forget this network”. If you do not see this option, please go to next step.  

Note: You will not see the option to Forget the network if the connection was never made. Instead the computer will just show UNDA-Wi-Fi as an available network.

5. Go to start menu, and open Control Panel.

Note: The easiest way to access your Control Panel is to just type “Control Panel”, then Windows will automatically search and navigate you to the “Control Panel”.

 

 

6. Click “Click and Network”.

 

7. Click “Network and Sharing Centre”.

 

8. Click “Set up a new connection or network”.

 

9. Select “Manually connect to a wireless network”, then click “Next”.

10. Fill in the column as per below, then click “Next”

Network Name: UNDA-WiFi (Case Sensitive, make sure you type exactly the same)

Security Type: Choose “WPA2-Entreprise”.

Encryption Type: Do not change

Security Key: Blank

Un-tick “Start this connection automatically”.

Tick “Connect even if the network is not broadcasting”.

 

11. The below windows pops up, then click “Change connection settings”.

12. The below windows pops up, then click “Security” tab.

 

13. Un-tick “Remember my credentials for this connection each time I’m logged on”, then click “Settings”.

 

14. Un-tick “Verify the server’s identity by “Validating the certificate”, then click “Configure”.

 

15. Un-tick “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password) and domain if any), then click OK.

 

16. Click ok and close all dialogue boxes.

 

17. Login to UNDA-WiFi network with your staff / student ID and password.

 

18. You are now connected to UNDA-WiFi but access is “Limited”. Also “Network and Sharing Centre” shows that WiFi is connected but “No Internet Access”.

19. Please configure “Proxy Setting”, then you are now ready to use WiFi connection. For more details on how to configure proxy, please click the below.

Wifi (Wireless) is connected but I am unable to browse internet. What should I do?

If you require further assistance, please contact IT Services.

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