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Connecting to EDUROAM via Microsoft Vista with the Intel Supplicant


1. Introduction

The following instructions apply to using the Eduroam wireless service on Microsoft Vista machines that have the Intel Wireless Supplicant software installed. If you find an error in the instructions, please contact , if you have general questions or need other assistance, contact

  1. Select [Start] and then [Control Panel] (in [Contorl Panel Home] view).
  2. Under [Network and Internet], click on [Connect to the Internet].

    Figure vista-control_panel.jpg [Screenshot of the Control Panel]

  3. The "connect to the internet" panel should appear, double click on [wireless]

    Figure vista-network_connections.jpg [Screenshot of the Network and Internet options]

  4. On the "Select a network to connect to" screen, click on [Eduroam] and select Connect

    Figure vista-connect-to-network.jpg [Screenshot of the available networks overview]

  5. The next screen asks you for the login credentials for the connection.

    Figure vista-credentials.jpg [Screenshot of the credentials settings]

  6. The screen will now change to a second step, requesting certificate details.

    Figure vista-certificate.jpg [Screenshot of the required certificate details]

    In this window the Validate Server Certificate box needs to be checked and AddTrust External CA Root should be selected from the list. Once done, click on Next.
  7. On the next screen ensure that Save this network and Start this connection automatically are both checked and then click Next.

    Figure vista-success.jpg [Screenshot of saving the connection settings]

  8. You should now be connected to eduroam.

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