This is a walkthrough for setup on the SWBTS wireless network at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. This walkthrough was performed using Windows 7 Home Premium. Other versions of Windows 7 may have slight differences but should have the same process overall.

Step One

Click on the Start (Windows button) and go to the “Control Panel” button on the right side.

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Step Two

Click on “Network and Internet” on the left side.

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Step Three

Click on “Network and Sharing Center” on the left side.

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Step Four

Click on “Set up a new connection or network” on the left side.

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Step Five

Choose the option to “Manually connect to a wireless network.” Then click next.

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Step Six

In the connection setup box, title the network “SWBTS” and choose the security type “WPA2-Enterprise” and for the Encryption Type choose “AES.” You may want to check the box “Start this connection automatically” if you want wireless connectivity whenever it is available. Then click next.

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Step Seven

Now select “Change connection settings” .

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Step Eight

Within students Wireless Network Properties go to the Security tab and click on Settings.

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Step Nine

Within Protected EAP Properties ensure that the “Validate Server Certificate” is unchecked and click on the Configure button toward the bottom of the window. Within that window, ensure that the box is unchecked that uses your windows login name and password for the wireless network.8

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Step Ten

Now you should be able to connect to the “SWBTS” network. For the username and password, use your information from the Student Account Information page. The username should be your first and middle initials followed by your last name, and your password (by default) is your student ID. You will want to leave the login domain blank. Check the save box at the bottom if you want these credentials to be stored.

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