Wireless Setup for CSCC Secure Wireless Network for Windows 7


Wireless Setup for CSCC Secure Wireless Network for Windows 7


CSCC Wireless

Windows 7


The following instructions apply to Windows 7. If you have ever attempted to connect this device to CSCC Wireless, follow these removal instructions first.

  1. Go to Start> Control Panel> Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center> and then select Manage Wireless Networks from the panel on the left.
  2. Select any instances of CSCC from the list and then press the Remove button.

After previous connections to CSCC have been removed, follow the configuration steps below to connect to CSCC Secure Wireless successfully.


  1. Click on the Start Menu, then Control Panel
  2. Under the "Network and Internet" section, click View network status and tasks

If you are in the Classic control panel view, double-click Network and Sharing Center

  1. Click Manage Wireless Networks at the left.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Click the Manually create a network profile button.
  4. Enter the network connection information:
    1. Network name: CSCC.
    2. Security type: WPA2-Enterprise. Do not to select WPA2-Personal.
    3. Encryption type: AES.


  1. Click Next.
  2. Click Change Connection Settings.
  3. Click on the Security tab.
    1. Choose Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) from the "Choose a network authentication method" menu.
    2. Click Advanced settings.
      • Check the Specify authentication mode checkbox and choose User or Computer authentication.
      • Click OK.

    3. Click Settings…
    4. Uncheck the "Validate server certificate" checkbox.

    5. Under "Select Authentication Method", select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2).
    6. Uncheck the Enable Fast Reconnect checkbox.
    7. Press Configure...
    8. Uncheck the Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) checkbox.

    1. 8. Click Ok two (2) times then click Close.

Your computer should now be configured to authenticate to the CSCC Secure Wireless network.

What To Expect When You First Connect

When the computer is powered on and inside a CSCC Wireless coverage area, a balloon will pop up in the lower right corner of the screen that says "Additional information is required to connect to CSCC".

  • Click on the balloon.
  • A login screen will appear.
  • Enter your CSCC Username and password. Leave the Logon domain blank and then click OK.


You may be asked to accept a certificate the first time you connect. If so, the certificate will be named col-isepsn.cscc.edu or del-isepsn.cscc.edu.

In the Validate Server Certificate window that appears, select View Server Certificate and verify the certificate name is col-isepsn.cscc.edu or del-isepsn.cscc.edu


If it is not, someone may be trying to steal your data!  Click Cancel and contact the IT Support Center at 614-287-5050 immediately.


If the certificate name is col-isepsn.cscc.edu or del-isepsn.cscc.edu, click OK to accept.

Your computer should connect and show a balloon with the status of the connection.




Author: Christopher Bunner

Create Date: 0700 1/29/2015

Modified Date: 0600 2/2/2015

Posted by: - Jan 29, 2015 at 7:03 AM. This article has been viewed 13397 times.
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