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Connect a Windows 10 Computer to Rice Owls (Wireless Network)

Instructions to connect Windows 10 computers to Rice Owls.

1. Click the WiFi icon in the taskbar in the bottom right corner of the screen.
taskbar in the bottom right corner of the screen

2. You should see Rice Owls show up as one of the available WiFi networks. Click on Rice Owls and then Connect.
 available WiFi networks

3. Enter your NetID and NetID password in the Username and Password fields and click Connect.

 NetID and NetID password

4. If you are connected to the network but still unable to access the internet, start by opening the Network and Sharing Center by typing it into the Cortana/Search Bar.

Network and Sharing Center

5. In the Network and Sharing Center, by the Connections, click Wi-Fi 3 (Rice Owls).

click "Wi-Fi 3 (Rice Owls)"

6. Under Connection, click Wireless Properties.

click "Wireless Properties"

7. Navigate to the Security tab and enter the following settings:. For the security type, select WPA2-Enterprise. For the Encryption type, select AES. For the authentication method, select Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP). Select the Settings button.

Security Tab Settings

Make sure that the option, Verify the server's identity by validating its certificate button, at the top of this screen is not checked. For the Select Authentication Method option, select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2). Select the Configure... button and ensure that the Automatically use my Windows login name and password button is not checked.

Protected EAP PropertiesProtected EAP Properties

Press the OK button at the bottom of the window to save these changes. Then select the Advanced Settings button on the Security Tab in Step 7 above.. Under the 802.1X settings tab, make sure that the Specify authentication mode button is checked and select User authentication. Press the Add credentials button and enter your Rice NetID and password. Press OK to save them and then press OK in the Advanced settings window to close it.

Advanced SettingsReplace Credentials

If you are still not connected to the internet through Rice Owls, contact the OIT Help Desk.

KeywordsWindows 10, wireless, wifi, Rice Owls, internet   Doc ID66061
OwnerCynthia S.GroupRice U
Created2016-08-14 11:14:21Updated2023-05-03 05:32:20
SitesRice University
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