Windows 7 WiFi

Still using Windows 7?

Windows 7 is reaching end-of-life
Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 on January 13, 2015. If you are running Windows 7 SP1, your computer will be completely unprotected as of January 14, 2020. To ensure that you are protected, we highly recommend that you upgrade to Windows 10. Visit the page here to download Windows 10 prior to attempting the instructions below for the best experiance.

­ Start by Right Clicking on the Wireless Icon in the lower right hand corner of your Start Menu. This may look like signal bars, or like a computer with a cable on it.
A new window will open; click the “Manage Wireless Networks” in the left hand panel.
On the next screen, click the “Add” button, that will allow you to create a new network.
When you click the “add” button above, a new network wizard will open. Select the first option “Manually Create a Network Profile”

Enter the following:

Network Name: FanshaweCollege

Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise

Encryption Key: AES

Click Next.

Click “Change Connection Settings”
A new page will open, click on the Security Tab, followed by the “Settings” button beside the “Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP)” list box.
A new page will open.

Uncheck the “Validate Server Certificate” box

Then click the “Configure…” button next to the “Secured Password” list box.
A new window will open.

Uncheck the “Automatically Use My Windows Logon….”

Press OK

Press OK on the “Protected EAP Properties” page to return to the Network Properties Page.

Back at the Network Properties Page, click the Advanced Settings in the bottom

A new window opens.

Check the “Specify Authentication Mode” checkbox, then select “User Authentication”.


Click OK on all windows to exit the wizard.

Click on the Wireless networks, then again on the “Fanshawe Student Network” network, then press “Connect”
For your Username, enter your FanshaweOnline/WebAdvisor username, along with your password. Press OK.