Windows 8 Wireless Instructions

1. Ensure you are on Desktop view.

2. Right click on the wireless icon in the taskbar to open up network options.

3. Select “Open Network and Sharing Centre”

Open Network and Sharing Center
4. Select “Set up a new connection or network”

Set up a new connection or network

5. Choose “Manually connect to a wireless network”

Manually connect to a wireless network

6. Enter Network name: LakeheadU
Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
Encryption type should be AES.
Click on Next.

Network settings

7. Click on “Change connection settings”

Change connection settings

8. In the new window that comes up select the Security tab and then click on “Settings”

Security Tab

9. Remove the checkmark from the first box “Verify the server’s identity by validating the certificate”, then click on the “Configure” button near the bottom.

Protected EAP Properties

10. In the pop up, ensure the check box is empty.  Click ok.

EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties

11. Back in the Security tab, click on “Advanced settings”

12. On the first tab, ensure that “Specify authentication mode” is checked off.  From the drop down menu immediately below select “User authentication”.
Click on OK, and click OK on any remaining windows that may be open.

Advanced settings

13. A Network Authentication window should pop up where you can enter your Lakehead University myEmail/myInfo username and password.  If this window does not come up automatically, then you will need to open the wireless access list and tell your system to connect to LakeheadU.