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Configuring Windows 7 Device to Use Encrypted (WPA2-E) Wireless Services at UCSD

Follow these steps to set up your Windows 7 device to use WPA2-E encrypted wireless at UCSD.

Before you begin, you must have:

  • An Active Directory (AD) username and password. Your username is usually the first part of your UCSD e-mail address (before the @ symbol). If you have forgotten your password, reset it at http://adpass.ucsd.edu.
  • A Windows 7 device.

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1. Configure your Wi-Fi.

  • Select Settings.
  • Select Wi-Fi Settings.
  • Make sure Wi-Fi is turned on with the use of the virtual sliding switch

2. Select the encrypted wireless service.

  • Select UCSD-PROTECTED.
    • If UCSD-PROTECTED isn’t on the list, you may need to move to another area with better connectivity.

3. Configure UCSD-PROTECTED option.

  • Username field: Enter your Active Directory username.
  • Password field: Enter your Active Directory password.
  • Select Done.
  • Select Connect.

4. Verify your connection.

To verify you have a proper IP address once you are connected

  • Select Settings.
  • Select Wi-Fi.
  • Make sure Wi-Fi is turned on with the use of the virtual sliding switch
  • Select UCSD-PROTECTED
  • IP address field will have a 128.xxx.xxx.xxx address

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