Please enable javascript to view this page in its intended format.

Queen's University
 

Windows 7 - QueensuSecure_WPA2

 

Note: If you are having trouble configuring a wireless connection please drop by the Learning Commons Desk, located on the ground floor of Stauffer Library, for help.


Before you configure your connection

Go to the NetID Profile Manager  and log in to check your status. This is a one time step only and must be completed by All Students, Faculty and Staff.


Configure Your Connection

  1. Open the Start menu 
    • Click on the Control Panel to open it
    Control Panel on Start Menu
  2. The Control Panel screen will open 
    • Click on Network and Internet
    Control Panel Window
  3. The Network and Internet Screen will open 
    • In the Network and Sharing Center
    • click on View network status and tasks
    Network and Sharing Center
  4. The View your basic network information and set up connections screen will open 
    • Click on Set up a new connection or network
    Set Up A New Connection
  5. The Set Up a Connection or Network screen will open 
    • Select the Manually connect to a wireless network
    • Click the Next button
    Set Up A Connection or Network
  6. The Manually connect to a wireless network screen will open.  This is where you enter information for the wireless network you want to add. 
    • In the Network name: box enter QueensuSecure_WPA2
    • From the Security type: drop down menu select WPA2-Enterprise
    • From the Encryption Type: drop down menu select AES
    • If you want this connect to start automatically check the box beside Start this connection automatically
    • Click the Next button
    Manually Connect to the Queen's Secure Wireless
  7. The Successfully added screen will open 
    • Click the Change connection settings link
    Change Connection Settings Button
  8. The QueensuSecure_WPA2 Wireless Network Properties screen will open 
    • On the Connection tab
    • Check the box beside Connect automatically when this network is in range
    • Connect to a more preferred network if available
    • Click the Security tab to open it
    Network Properties Window
  9. On the Security Tab 
    • From the Security type: drop down menu select WPA2-Enterprise
    • From the Encryption type: drop down menu select AES
    • From the Choose a network authentication method: drop down menu select Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    • If you are the only person who will use this computer you can select to have your credentials remembered.  Check the box beside the Remember my credentials for this connection each time I'm logged on.
    • Click the Settings button
    Wireless Network Security Properties
  10. The Protected EAP Properties screen will open  
    • uncheck the box beside Validate server certificate
    • From the Select Authentication Method: drop down menu select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
    • Check the box beside Enable Fast Reconnect
    • Click the Configure... button
    Protected EAP Properties
  11. The EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties screen will open 
    • uncheck the box beside Automatically use my Windows Logon name and password (and domain if any).
    • Click the OK button
    EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties
  12. The Protected EAP Properties screen will re-open 
    • Click the OK button
    Protected EAP Properties
  13. The QueensuSecure_WPA2 Wireless Network Properties screen will re-open 
    • Click the Advanced settings button
    Advanced Security Settings
  14. The Advanced settings screen will open 
    • On the 802.1X tab
    • Check the box beside Specify authentication mode:
    • From the drop down menu select User authentication
    • Click the Save credentials button
    Specify Authentication Mode
  15. The Save credentials screen will open 
    • In the User name box enter your NetID
    • In the password box enter your NetID password Click the OK button
    Save Credentials Screen
  16. The QueensuSecure_WPA2 Wireless Network Properties screen will re-open 
    • Click the OK button
    Click OK
  17. The Advanced settings screen will re-open 
    • Click OK

    OK on Advanced Settings

  18. The Successfully added QueensuSecure_WPA2 screen will open 
    • Click the Close button
    Close the Successfully Added Connection Window
  19. From the System Tray click the Wireless icon 
    • text
    System Tray Icon
  20. The Wireless Connection screen will open 
    • Right mouse click the QueensuSecure_WPA2 connection
    • Click Connect
    List of available connections
  21.  You will be connected to the Internet

 

Log off your Connection / reconnect

  1. Click the Wireless icon in the System Tray 

     

    System Tray Icon
  2. The Currently connected to:  screen will open 
    • Right mouse click the connection
    • Choose Disconnect from the drop down menu
    Disconnect from Queensu_SecureWPA2

Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6 613.533.2000