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UNR-WPA: Windows 7

The UNR-WPA signal will be removed on December 28, 2016. It is being replaced by eduroam, a worldwide academic WiFi signal. Please consider switching over at your earliest convenience.

Automated Configuration (Wizard)

  1. Click the Wireless Networks Icon in the taskbar, on the lower right of the screen.
    Wireless Networks Icon
  2. Select UNR-WPA from the menu, and click connect. The dialog box below will appear on the bottom right of your screen:
    Authentication Dialog Box
  3. Type your UNR NetID/password. Click OK. The following dialog box will then appear in the same location.
    Certificate Warning Box
  4. Click Connect.

You will now be successfully connected to the UNR-WPA. If there are any problems, you may need to setup the network manually as described below.

Manual Configuration

  1. Left click the wireless symbol next to the system clock (lower right corner of screen). Select Open Network and Sharing Center.
    Wireless Network Dialog
  2. Click on the Manage wireless networks link in the upper left hand side of the screen.
    Network and Sharing Center Dialog
  3. Your currently configured wireless networks will be displayed. Click Add to begin configuration for the UNR-WPA wireless Network.List of Wireless Networks
  4. Choose Manually create a network profile.Manually Create Wireless Network
  5. Enter and choose these options:
    • Network name: UNR-WPA
    • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption type: AES
    • Security key: (leave blank)
    Click Next.Enter Wireless Information
  6. Click on Change connection settings.Change connection settings
  7. On the Security tab, select these options:
    • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption type: AES
    • Choose a network authentication method: Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    Click on the Advanced settings button.Manually Enter Security Settings
  8. Check the Specify authentication mode checkbox. Select User authentication] from the dropdown menu. Click on Save credentials.Enter 802.1X Settings
  9. Enter your UNR credentials (UNR NetID/password) as shown. Replace the word “NetID” with your actual NetID, enter your password then click OK. Your configuration is complete.  Click OK to close any remaining windows.Enter Credentials Dialog

If you continue to have issues connecting to the UNR-WPA, please see our Wireless Troubleshooting tips.

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