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Configure Wi-Fi Eduroam (Windows XP)

Setting up the communications protocol

  • Click Start> Settings> Control Panel -> Network Connections.
  • We marked the icon "wireless network connections."
  • Press the right mouse button and then select Properties
  • In the Properties window wireless network connection on the General tab click Internet Protocol TCP / IP and click the Properties button.
  • In the window " Internet Protocol (TCP / IP) Properties " you must mark the options:
    • Obtain an IP address automatically.
    • Obtain DNS server addresses automatically.
  • Finally click on the OK button.

Setting up the wireless network

  • In the Properties window of the wireless network connection icon, select the tab Wireless Networks.
  • Mark "Use Windows to set up my wireless network settings."
  • Click on the Add button at the “Preferred Netwoks section"
  • In the window wireless network Properties select the tab associations and fill the following fields:
    • In network name (SSID) write: eduroam
    • In Encryption and Authentication select any of the following combinations: WPA / TKIP or WPA2/AES (The second is safer).
  • In the Authentication tab, in the field of EAP type select "Protected EAP (PEAP)"
  • Click on the Properties button just below.
  • Select the method of authentication "Secure Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)."
  • Click the Settings button in section authentication method.
  • Uncheck the "Use automatic login name and password for Windows (and domain, if any)"

Connecting to the wireless network EDUROAM

  • Once configured, we only have to choose the wireless network we want to connect to, in our case eduroam.
  • The first time we connect this warning will show up:
  • It is normal, just press OK.
  • Then we must pay special attention to the way we enter the username, which is composed of our own account name (the same as the short form of the e-mail) followed by, o depending on the type of user (Never must use the long email address. We could not connect to eduroam.)

    Example for the faculty (

    Example for the staff (

    Example for a Student (