Connect to eduroam: Windows 8.1

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After the initial configuration, you should automatically connect to eduroam when you are using UVic's wireless network.

  1. Before you start this procedure, ensure the following:
    • Your wireless card and its drivers have been installed and you have rebooted your laptop since the installation.
    • Your laptop is powered on and booted up.
    • You are in an area with wireless coverage.
    • Your computer's wireless switch or button is turned on.
    • You have a NetLink ID and password.
    • You are using Windows, and not a third-party application, to manage your wireless connections.
  2. Hover your mouse on the top right side of your screen until a black drop-down menu appears and click on the Settings icon.

    click on settings
  3. Then click on the network icon.

    eduroam win8
  4. Or, as an alternative, click on the network icon at the bottom of the screen.

    click on network icon
  5. Click on the eduroam network, check the "Connect automatically box" then click on Connect.

    click on eduroam
  6. Enter your NetLink ID and NetLink passphrase and click OK.

    enter netlink id and password
  7. You are now connecting to the eduroam wireless network.

    connecting to eduroam
  8. And will see that the connection was successful.

    connected successfully