Adding UDel Secure for Windows XP

NOTE
If you are using a Windows XP computer, you must have Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed for your computer to be able to connect to the UDel Secure network. If you are using Windows Service Pack 3 (SP3), some of the windows displayed in these instructions may look slightly different. However their function should remain the same.

Adding UDel Secure to Windows XP

  1. Click the wireless network icon in the bottom right-hand side of the system tray. In the following graphic, it is the left-most icon.

system tray

  1. You will see the Wireless Network Connection Status window that should look similar to the following:

wireless connection window

  1. Click the View Wireless Networks button. You will see the Wireless Network Connection window that should look similar to the following:

connect to udel secure window

  1. If you are already connected to a wireless network, click on the name of the network and then click the Disconnect button in the lower-right corner of the window. (If you see a dialog box asking if you are sure, click Yes.)
  2. Click UDel Secure.
  3. Click Change advanced settings in the left-hand column of the window. You will see the Wireless Network Connection Properties window that should look similar to the following:

wireless properties window

  1. Click the Wireless Networks tab. You will see a window that should look similar to the following:

wireless tab

  1. Click the checkbox in front of Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings if it is not already checked.
  2. Click UDel Secure from the list of Preferred networks.

    NOTE
    If UDel Secure does not appear in the list, do the following before continuing:

    • Click the Add button.
    • In the Network name (SSID) field, type UDel Secure.
    • Click OK.
    • Click UDel Secure from the list of Preferred networks.
  1. Click the Properties button. You will see a UDel Secure properties window that should look similar to the following:

properties

  1. On the Association tab, click the drop-down arrow to the right of Network Authentication and select WPA2 (or WPA if WPA2 is not an option).
  2. Click the drop-down arrow to the right of Data encryption and select AES (or TPIK if AES is not an option). The window should now look similar to the following:

properties window

  1. If there is a check mark in the checkbox in front of This is a computer-to-computer (ad hoc) network: wireless access points are not used, click to remove it.
  2. Click the Authentication tab.
  3. Click the drop-down arrow next to EAP type and select Protected EAP (PEAP).
  4. If there is a check mark in front of Authenticate as computer when computer information is available, click to remove it.
  5. If there is a check mark in front of Authenticate as guest when user or computer information is unavailable, click to remove it. The window should now look similar to the following:

PEAP window

  1. Click the Properties button.
  2. If it is not already checked, click in the checkbox in front of Validate server certificate.
  3. If there is a check mark in the Connect to these servers checkbox, click to remove it.
  4. Click the drop-down arrow next to Select Authentication Method and select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2).
  5. If there is a check mark in the Enable Fast Reconnect checkbox, click to remove it. (If you also see two other options listed below the reconnect option, click the checkbox to remove each of the check marks.) The window should now look similar to the following:

protected eap window

  1. Click the Configure button. You will see the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties window that should look similar to the following:

MSCHAP

  1. If there is a check mark in the checkbox in front of Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any), click to remove it.
  2. Click OK.
  3. Click OK again. You should see the UDel Secure properties window again.
  4. Click the Connection tab.
  5. If there is no check mark in the Connect when this network is in range checkbox, click to insert one. The window should now look similar to the following:

connection tab

  1. Click OK.
  2. Click the Advanced button. You will see a window that should look similar to the following:

advanced window

  1. Click the radio button in front of Access point (infrastructure) networks only.
  2. If there is a check mark in the checkbox in front of Automatically connect to non-preferred networks, click to remove it.
  3. Click Close.
  4. Click OK. You should now be able to access the UDel Secure network.
  5. Click on the wireless network icon in the bottom right-hand side of the system tray. Or, if you see a bubble alert indicating that wirelss networks are detected, click the alert.
  6. Click UDel Secure.
  7. Click the Connect button. (If you see an information balloon appear, click on it.)
  8. You will see the Enter Credentials window that should look similar to the following:

credentials

  1. In the User name field, type your UDelNet ID.
  2. Press TAB.
  3. In the Password field, type your password.
  4. Click OK. (If you see an information balloon, click on it.) You may see the following window, requesting that you validate the server certificate. If so, click OK.

certificate

  1. After your laptop connects to the secure network, the Wireless Network Connection window should look similar to the following:

final connection

  1. In the left-hand column, click Change the order of preferred networks and move UDel Secure to be first, so you will always connect to UDel Secure when it is available.

Removing UDel Secure from Windows XP

  1. Click the wireless network icon in the bottom right-hand side of the system tray. In the following graphic, it is the left-most icon.

system tray

  1. You will see the Wireless Network Connection Status window that should look similar to the following:

wireless connection window

  1. Click the View Wireless Networks button. You will see the Wireless Network Connection window appear that should look similar to the following:

connect to udel secure window

  1. If you are connected to any of the wireless networks, click the Disconnect button in the lower-right corner of the window.
  2. Click UDel Secure.
  3. Click Change advanced settings in the left-hand column of the window. You will see the Wireless Network Connection Properties window that should look similar to the following:

wireless properties window

  1. Click the Wireless Networks tab. You will see a window that should look similar to the following:

wireless tab

  1. Click UDel Secure (Manual) in the Preferred networks list.
  2. Click the Remove button.
  3. Click OK.