Using Windows 7 to Connect to Ohlone's Wireless Network - Ohlone Wireless Networking, Information Technology (IT) Department

Access to Ohlone's Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) requires that you have an Ohlone College "Computer Lab Account". You can create and/or update this account from the Ohlone College Web Services Accounts page (also available at or in WebAdvisor by selecting "Manage Your Web Services Account").

Step 1. Start -> Control Panel

Step 2. Network and Internet

Step 3. Network and Sharing Center

Step 4. Manage wireless networks

Step 5. Add

Step 6. Manually create a network profile

Step 7.

  • Network name: ohlone
  • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
  • Encryption type: AES
  • Security Key:
    Uncheck: Start this connection automatically

Step 8. Next

Step 9. Change Connection settings

Step 10. Security tab

Step 11.

  • Uncheck: Remember my credentials for this connection each time I'm logged on.
  • Choose a network authentication method:
    Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) -> Settings

Step 12.

  • Uncheck: Validate server certificate
  • Select Authentication Method:
    Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) -> Configure

Step 13. Automatically use my Windows loon name and password

Step 14.

  • Uncheck: Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)
  • Ok -> Ok -> Ok -> Close

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