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Eduroam - Windows 7


Click on Start and then search for Network and Sharing Center.

Start Search - Network and Sharing Center


Click Set up a new connection or network.

Set up a new connection

Click Manually connect to a wireless network.

Manually connect to a wireless network

Configure the network as follows:

Configure the wireless network

  • Network Name: eduroam
  • Security Type: WPA2-enterprise
  • Encryption type: AES
  • Security Key: <Leave Blank>
  • Untick Start this connection automatically and Connect even if the network is not broadcasting

Click Next and then Change connection Settings

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  • Choose the Security tab and then click on the Settings button next to Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)

Configure wireless network security settings

  • Tick the Validate server certificate box and tick QuoVadis Root CA 2

NOTE: External (Non Warwick) visitors may not have the same list of Trusted root certification authorities and settings. External visitors should follow the instructions provided by their home insitution.

  • Under "Select Authentication Method", make sure "Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)" is selected and click on "Configure"
  • Untick "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password"


Click on OK three times to close all windows.

Once within a wireless coverage zone, click on the Network Icon in the bottom right of the screen and select eduroam from the possible connections. You should then get an automatic information box which will give a login prompt when selected.

Eduroam credentials prompt

  • At the prompt, enter your University of Warwick ITS username followed by "@warwick.ac.uk" and your password


Eduroam connected


If you require further assistance, please visit the Help Desk on the 1st Floor of the Library. Please note that all users of this service must abide by the University f Warwick IT Regulations.