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Windows 8 Eduroam

Manually configuring Windows 8.1 for the uf wireless is very similar to configuring Windows 7.
 
  • Select the Desktop tile in the lower left hand corner.
     
  • Right click on the network signal icon on the taskbar and select "Open Network and Sharing Center."
     
  • Select "Set up a new connection or network."
     
  • Select "Manually connect to a wireless network."
     
  • Enter the Following Information:
 
 
  • Check option to connect automatically. Do not check the option to connect if not broadcasting.
     
  • Select Next
     
  • Select option to "Change connection settings."
     
  • Under the Security tab, Select "Settings" for choosing the authentication method.
     
  • Ensure that "Add Trust External CA Root" has a check mark next to it. Select "Configure."
 
 How To Add Adtrust Root Certificate
 
  • Leave the box unchecked next to Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any), then click OK. This will return you to the Protected EAP Properties window. Click on OK.
     
  • This will return you to the Wireless Network Properties window. Click on "Advanced Settings."
     
  • Check "Specify authentication mode" and set the drop down selection to "User Authentication only"
     
  • Select "Save credentials" and enter your Gatorlink username and password. Click OK. Enable single sign on for this network should not be checked. Click OK to exit out of all windows.
 

You're Connected!

You should now be able to access ‘eduroam’ wireless network . When prompted for login info you should use your<your gatorlink userid>@ufl.edu and password to login. You should check web browsing, accessing any services that you typically use and make sure these are working for you.
 

Troubleshooting

"Forgetting" the network

Some tasks, such as deleting a profile, must be done at the command prompt.
 
  • Open Command Prompt by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping Search (or if you're using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking Search), entering Command Prompt in the search box, right click on Command Prompt and select "Run as Administrator."
     
  • At the command prompt, type: netsh wlan delete profile name="uf"
 

OR

  • Open the search menu and type "cmd"
  • Without moving the mouse or trackpad press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER on the keyboard. This will open command prompt as Administrator.

 
 Last modified at 2/27/2014 4:24 PM by Varvorines, Drake