Wireless BDC WIFI configuration for windows 7 privately owned laptops

Step 1

Left or Right click on WiFi bars icon in the task bar and select Open Network and Sharing Centre as shown,

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Step 2

Click on Manage wireless networks in the left hand pane shown above to get window shown below. From the menu, Click on Add.

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Step 3

Next, click on Manually create a network profile and populate the fields as shown below (note that BDC WIFI is case sensitive).

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Step 4

Click "Next" and click on "Change connection settings" and skip step 5 (alternatively, click "Close" and follow Step 5).

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Step 5

From window in Step 2, right click on "BDC WIFI" and select "Properties" from the context menu.

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Step 6

From the "BDC WIFI Wireless Network Properties" Security tab, ensure that Security and Encryption types in the Security tab are selected correctly as shown below, then click on "Settings".

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Step 7

From the window below untick the "Validate server certificate".

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Step 8

Next, click on "Configure" in the "Select Authentication Method" in the window above and untick Automatic Windows logon setting as shown below and click on "OK" and "OK" again.

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Step 9

This will bring you back to BDC WIFI Wireless Network Properties security tab window in Step 6. Click on "Advanced Setting" and tick "Specify authentication mode" and select "User authentication" from the drop down menu as shown below.

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Step 10

Now click on "Replace credentials" and populate the fields shown below with your College login credentials.

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Step 11

Now all windows by clicking "OK" or "Close" as the case may be.

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