hillspot Wireless on Windows XP

  1. Click Start, select Settings, then Network Connections.
  2. Under "Network Connections", locate your wireless adapter, right click and select "Properties".
  3. Click on the Wireless Networks tab. Under "Preferred Networks", click Add. If you DO NOT see the Wireless Networks tab in this step, close this window and proceed to Step 4. If you DO see the wireless networks tab, proceed to Step 7 and skip Steps 4-6.
  4. If you do not see the Wireless Networks tab in Step 3, double click on the Intel PROset/Wireless icon in the system tray.
  5. In the "Intel PROSet/Wifi Connection Utility" window, select Advanced and then select Use Windows to Manage Wifi.
  6. Now that Windows is managing your wireless, repeat Step 2 and you will see the Wireless Networks tab in Step 3.
  7. In the "Wireless Network Properties" window, type in the SSID in the network name (SSID) box: hillspot
  8. Select Connect even if this network is not broadcasting, and for Wireless Network key, select "WPA2" for network authentication and select "AES" for data encryption.
  9. In the "Authentication" tab at the top of "Wireless Network Properties", select "EAP Type:Protected EAP (PEAP)". Then select Properties.
  10. In the "Protected PEAP Properties" window:
    1. Un-check "Validate server certificate".
    2. Select "Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)" for authentication method.
    3. Click Configure.
  11. In the "EAP-MSCHAP v2 Properties" window:
    1. Un-check "Automatically Use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)".
    2. Click OK.
  12. Click OK on "Protected EAP Properties" and "Wireless Network Properties" windows.
  13. If hillspot is not already at the top of your "Preferred Networks" list, select hillspot (automatic) and click the Move Up button until the hillspot (automatic) is the first in the list, then click OK.
  14. You should see a white bubble pop up ("Wireless Network Connection") in bottom right hand corner of your desktop. Click on the bubble.
  15. You should see a login box open in the center of the desktop. Enter your Stonehill username and password (leave domain blank.)

You should now be connected to the hillspot network.