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Configuring an eduroam connection on Windows 8 /10

Perform the following procedure to configure an eduroam connection on Windows 8 (including 8.1) / 10.


  1. Open the desktop and right-click the network icon in the taskbar to select [Open Network and Sharing Center]. (If the network icon is not displayed, the wireless LAN adapter may not be working properly.)
  2. Once the [Network and Sharing Center] window opens, select [Set up a new connection or network].
  3. Select [Manually connect to a wireless network] and click [Next].
  4. Type in ‘eduroam’ as the network name.
    The combination of WPA2 Enterprise/AES will be applied for security and encryption.
    Clear the ‘Start this connection automatically’ box.
    Click ‘Next’.
  5. Once the message ‘Successfully added eduroam’ appears, select ‘Change connection settings’.
    (An error will occur if eduroam has already been set up. In this case, left-click the network icon in the taskbar, then right-click eduroam to select ‘Show connection properties’. The same window will appear later.)
  6. Select the ‘Security’ tab. Clear the ‘Remember my credentials for this connection each time I’m logged on’ box. Click the ‘Settings’ button after selecting ‘Protected EAP (PEAP)’.
  7.  Clear the ‘Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate’ box under ‘Protected EAP Properties’.
    Make sure that ‘Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)’ is selected under ‘Select Authentication method’.
    Clear the ‘Enable Fast Reconnect’ box.
    Click ‘Configure’.
  8. Clear the ‘Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).’ box and click ‘OK’.
  9. Close the ‘Protected EAP Properties’ window by clicking ‘OK’.
  10. Click the ‘Advanced settings’ button.
  11. In the ‘Advanced settings’ window, check the ‘Specify authentication mode’ box and select ‘User authentication’. Click the ‘OK’ button to close the ‘Advanced settings’
  12.  Click the ‘OK’ button to close the ‘eduroam Wireless Network Properties’ windows one after another.
  13. Left-click the network icon in the taskbar. Left-click on ‘eduroam’ and click ‘Connect’.