eduroam - Windows 7/8 Setup

This document explains how to install the eduroam wireless profile on Windows 7/8. You can use the downloadable installer or the step-by-step instructions. These directions do not apply to Windows XP or Windows Vista

  1. Download UW-Madison eduroam Profile Installer for Windows 7/8. (Note: This will *not* work for XP/Vista)
  2. Open/Run the installer. You may receive a User Account Control prompt. Click on Yes:
  3. eduroam-uac
  4. A blank command prompt will show and state
    Profile eduroam is added on interface. . .
    Press any key to continue...
    Press any key on the keyboard to continue
  5. eduroam-prompt
  6. The profile is installed. To connect, proceed to eduroam - Connecting Windows 7
  7. Important: If you receive an error about a corrupted archive there is an alternate installer that will function the same as the above, but won't have the same issue: Alternate eduroam Profile Installer

If you ran the installer above you do not need to complete the Step by Step Instructions below.

  1. Click the Network icon in the Windows taskbar:
  2. wiscEduRoam-Install-0.png
  3. Select Open Network and Sharing Center
  4. wiscEduRoam-Install-1a.png
  5. Click on Manage Wireless Networks:
  6. wiscEduRoam-Install-2.png
  7. Click on Add:
  8. wiscEduRoam-Install-3.png
  9. Click on Manually create a network profile:
  10. wiscEduRoam-Install-4.png
  11. Type in eduroam for Network Name:
    -Select WPA2-Enterprise for Security type:
    -Select AES for Encryption Type:
    -Uncheck Start this connection sutomatically.
  12. Click Next.
  13. wiscEduRoam-Install-5.png
  14. Click Change connection settings:
  15. wiscEduRoam-Install-6.png
  16. Click the Security tab
  17. Select Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP) for Choose a network authentication method:
  18. Click on Settings
  19. wiscEduRoam-Install-8a.png
  20. Check the box labeled Connect to these servers: and enter login.wisc.edu (1)
    -Check the box AddTrust External CA Root from the list Trusted Root Certificaiton Authorities (2)
    -Check the box Do not prompt user to authorize new servers or trusted certificaiton authorities (3)
    -Under Select Authentication Method:, select Secured Password (EAP/MSCHAPv2)
  21. Click Configure(4)
  22. wiscEduRoam-Install-8.png
  23. Uncheck Automatically use my windows logon name and password (and domain if any).
  24. Click OK to close the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties
  25. wiscEduRoam-Install-9.png
  26. If using a 32-bit OS then check the box for COMODO Certification Authority
    Not sure if your OS is 32 bit? Check Windows - Determining 32-bit or 64-bit Versions
  27. win32-comodo
  28. Click OK to close the Protected EAP Properties dialog box to return to the eduroam Wireless Network Properties dialog:
  29. wiscEduRoam-Install-8b.png
  30. Click Advanced settings
  31. wiscEduRoam-Install-7.png
  32. Check the box Specify authentication mode:
    -Select User authentication from the drop down list.
  33. Click OK to close the Advanced settings dialog box:
  34. wiscEduRoam-Install-7b.png
  35. Click OK to close the eduroam Wireless Network Properties dialog box:
  36. wiscEduRoam-Install-8c.png
  37. Click Close to close the Manually connect to a wireless network dialog box:
  38. wiscEduRoam-Install-8d.png
  39. Close the 'Manage Wireless Networks' window:
  40. wiscEduRoam-Install-8e.png

If you ran the installer above you do not need to complete the Step by Step Instructions below

  1. Right click the Network icon in the Windows taskbar:
  2. 1-WLAN
  3. In the Network and Sharing centre, select Setup a New Connection or Network
  4. 2-NetworkSharingCenter
  5. Select Manually connect to a wireless network
  6. 3-ManuallyConnect
  7. Type in eduroam for Network Name:
    -Select WPA2-Enterprise for Security type:
    -Select AES for Encryption Type:
    -Check Start this connection sutomatically.
  8. Click Next.
  9. 4-EduroamManual
  10. Click Change connection settings
  11. 5-ManualChangeSettings
  12. Click the Security tab
  13. Select Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP) for Choose a network authentication method:
  14. Click on Settings
  15. wiscEduRoam-Install-8a.png
  16. Check the box labeled Connect to these servers: and enter login.wisc.edu (1)
    -Check the box AddTrust External CA Root from the list Trusted Root Certificaiton Authorities (2)
    -Check the box Do not prompt user to authorize new servers or trusted certificaiton authorities (3)
    -Under Select Authentication Method:, select Secured Password (EAP/MSCHAPv2)
  17. Click Configure(4)
  18. wiscEduRoam-Install-8.png
  19. Uncheck Automatically use my windows logon name and password (and domain if any).
  20. Click OK to close the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties
  21. wiscEduRoam-Install-9.png
  22. If using a 32-bit OS then check the box for COMODO Certification Authority
    Not sure if your OS is 32 bit? Check Windows - Determining 32-bit or 64-bit Versions
  23. win32-comodo
  24. Click OK to close the Protected EAP Properties dialog box to return to the eduroam Wireless Network Properties dialog:
  25. wiscEduRoam-Install-8b.png
  26. Click Advanced settings
  27. wiscEduRoam-Install-7.png
  28. Check the box Specify authentication mode:
    -Select User authentication from the drop down list.
  29. Click OK to close the Advanced settings dialog box:
  30. wiscEduRoam-Install-7b.png
  31. Click OK to close the eduroam Wireless Network Properties dialog box:
  32. wiscEduRoam-Install-8c.png
  33. Click the Network icon in the Windows taskbar:
  34. wiscEduRoam-Install-0.png
  35. Click eduroam and then click Connect
  36. networklist
  37. Click Connect when it prompts you about the server's identity
  38. acceptcert
  39. When prompted for credentials, enter fully qualified NetID (bbadger@wisc.edu) and password. Note: you must have the @wisc.edu after your NetID.
  40. userpass



Keywords:eduroam netid login service radius wpa wpa2 802.1x federation windows 7 profile installation   Doc ID:22076
Owner:Ryan L.Group:Access Management Services
Created:2012-01-05 14:44 CDTUpdated:2016-06-01 08:12 CDT
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