Connecting to au-secure   |   Windows 8

Windows 8 (laptops or tablets)    

NOTE:  If you are connected to au-guest, remember to "forget" this network to avoid connecting to it again. To do this, right click (or select and hold) on the au-guest network and select Forget this network.

  1. From the Start Screen, open the Charms Bar by placing your mouse (or finger) at the lower righthand corner of your screen
  2. Select the Search icon
  3. Select the Settings icon and then type "network" into the search box. Windows 8 will display all network-related settings to the left of the Charms Bar
  4. Use your mouse or finger to scroll through the search results, then select Network and Sharing Center
  5. Select Set up a new connection or network
  6. Select Manually connect to a wireless network, then click Next
  7. Enter the following information, then Next
    • Network nameau-secure
    • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption typeAES
  8. Select Change connection settings
  9. Select Security tab
  10. Select Settings
  11. Uncheck “Validate server certificate”
  12. Ensure Select Authentication Method is “Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)”, then select Configure
  13. Uncheck “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)”
  14. Select OK
  15. Select OK
  16. Select OK
  17. Select Close
  18. Initiate the connection to the au-secure wireless network:
    • Return to the Charms Bar as you did before by placing your mouse (or finger) at the bottom right corner of your screen
    • Select Settings on the Charms bar, then click on the Wireless network icon
  19. Select au-secure wireless network
    • Ensure Connect automatically is checked
    • Select Connect
  20. When prompted, enter your Andrews username (lowercase, without "") and password
  21. Repeat if prompted again


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