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Wireless on XP and Vista

Marian University Wireless Instructions for Windows XP (Service Pack 3, Version 2002)

Click on the following sequence:

  1. START -> Control Panel > Network and Internet -> Network Connections
  2. right click on the Wireless Network Connection ICON.
  3. Choose the Properties entry in the menu that appears.
  4. Or Right click on little computer icon on bottom right of XP desktop and click on Open Network connections

Select the Wireless Networks Tab.

  1. Click the ADD button.
  2. Under the Association Tab.
  3. Network Name (SSID) = MUSecure (use right case exactly as given here; CASE sensitive) 
  4. Use an option pair as below:

Encryption Type = AES

Security Type = WPA2

Under the Authentication Tab

  1. EAP Type = PEAP. 
  2. Click on Properties button.
  3. UN-check Validate Server Certificate box.
  4. Select Authentication Method (EAP-MSCRAP v2).
  5. Click on Configure button. 
  6. UN-check Automatically Use My Windows Logon Name
  7. Click OK.
  8. Check the Enable Fast Reconnect box.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click OK.

Watch for the Network Connection Bubble, asking for additional credentials, to appear in the bottom right corner of your screen, and click on the bubble.
In the credentials window, enter the following:

  • your MARIAN USER ID (the part before the “@marian.edu” in your e-mail address),
  • your MARIAN PASSWORD (your Marian University e-mail password),
  • and DOMAIN = “MARIAN_ADMIN” (uppercase).

After a brief period, your computer should display a bubble, informing you that your computer is connected to the Wireless Network. Close any remaining windows that are open.

Marian University Wirless Instructions for Windows Vista

Click on the following sequence:

START -> Network -> Network and Sharing Center -> Manage Wireless Networks -> Add -> Manually Create a Network Profile

Network Name = MUSecure (use right case exactly as given here; CASE sensitive) Use an option pair as given below:

Security Type = WPA2-Enterprise

Encryption Type = AES

On the Connection Tab.

  • IF there are three check boxes, ensure boxes one and two are check marked. 
  • IF there are four check boxes, ensure boxes one, two, and four are check marked.

On the Security Tab.

  1. Security Type and Encryption Type should already be set. Do NOT change them. 
  2. Choose Network Authentication Method = PEAP. 
  3. Click on the PEAP SETTINGS button. 
  4. UN-check the Validate Server Certificate box. 
  5. Select Authentication Method = Secured Password (EAP -- MSCHAP v2). 
  6. Click the CONFIGURE button. 
  7. UN-check the Automatically Use My Windows Logon Name ... box, and click OK. 
  8. Check mark the Enable Fast Reconnect box. 
  9. Click OK. Click OK.

Click CLOSE and wait approximately 60 seconds. Watch for the Network Bubble, asking for additional credentials, to appear in the bottom right corner of your screen, and click on the bubble. In the credentials window, enter the following:

  • your MARIAN USER ID (the part before the “@marian.edu” in your e-mail address), 
  • your MARIAN PASSWORD (your Marian University e-mail password), 
  • and DOMAIN “MARIAN_ADMIN” (uppercase).

After a brief period, your computer should display a bubble, informing you that your computer is connected to the Wireless Network. Close any remaining windows that are open.

Since the MUSecure wireless network is present throughout Marian’s campus, you will not need to repeat this setup process to connect at other locations.

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