Windows 10

These user guides help you to install Wi-Fi via eduroam in Windows 10.

 Note

  • If your laptop has a switch to activate the Wi-Fi function, switch it on.
  • eduroam offers a secure internet connection via Wi-Fi: The authentication as well as the data transfer are encrypted and therefore secure from access by unauthorised persons.

Requirements

  • u:account UserID in the form UserID@univie.ac.at
  • Wi-Fi password
  • Device running with Windows 10 equipped with Wi-Fi
  • Access point in reach

Setting up eduroam

Click on the network icon in the bottom right of the screen.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi network icon

If in reach of an accesspoint, you can see eduroam as well as other accessible networks in the area.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - eduroam network

Select eduroam and click Connect.

If you want to save your u:account access details on your device, activate the option Connect automatically (Automatisch verbinden). If this is not needed, deactivate this option.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - connect to eduroam

Type in the following details:

  • User name: Your u:account userID in the form UserID@univie.ac.at
  • Password: Your Wi-Fi password

Press Connect.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - eduroam credentials

Windows recognises the validity of the server certificate but shows a warning.

Click Connect.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - server certificate warning

You are now connected to eduroam.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - eduroam connected

Remove eduroam

This is how you remove personal eduroam access details from your device:
Click on the network icon in the bottom right of the screen.

With a right click on the eduroam connection and a click on Forget you can remove your eduroam access details.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi remove eduroam access details

Manually setting up eduroam

If you have already set up an eduroam network on your device, delete it.

Click on the network icon in the bottom right of the screen and open the Network & Internet settings.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - open Network & Internet settings

Choose WiFi and click Network and Sharing Centre in Related settings.

Depending on the display, you'll find the link to Network and Sharing Centre on the bottom or on the left of the window.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - Options

Click Set up a new connection or network.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - new connection

Select Manually connect to a wireless network then select Next.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - connect manually

Type in or select the following details:

  • Network name: eduroam
  • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise

Click Next.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - network name and security type

Click Change connection settings.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - change connection settings

Change to Security.
In network authentication, the option Microsoft: Secured EAP (PEAP) should be selected.
Next to it, click Settings.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - security settings

  • The option Verify the server’s identity by validating the certificate should be activated for security reasons.
  • In Trusted Root Certification Authorities the option AAA Certificate Services should be selected.

Now click OK.

Screenshot eduroam select server ceritficate

Click Advanced Settings.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - security settings

Check Specify Authentication mode and choose User Authentication. Click Save credentials.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - advanced settings

Type in the following details:

  • Your u:account userID in the form UserID@univie.ac.at
  • Your Wi-Fi password

Then click OK.
Close all open configuration windows with OK or Close.

You should now be connected to the eduroam network.

Screenshot Windows 10 WiFi - eduroam credentials