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How to connect to Wifi with Windows 8 and 8.1

Article ID: 596
Last updated: 28 Jan, 2015

1. In Windows, navigate to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.

2. Click on Set up a new connection or network.

3. When choosing a connection option, select Manually connect to a wireless network.

4. Put in the information as follows:

5. Now click on Change connection settings and change the following settings:

  • Select the Connect automatically when this network is in range option
  • Choose the Security tab, and click on Settings next to Authentication Method
  • Uncheck the Validate server certificate option
  • For the Authentication Method, choose EAP-MSCHAP v2, then click the Configure box
  • Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password. Click OK
  • Back in the Security tab, click on Advanced Settings
  • Check Specify authentication mode, and use User Authentication. Then click OK

Now that WPA2 Enterprise is set up, choose the "Sage_Colleges" network

and check "connect automatically".

then, input your sage username and password like you would for email and click ok.

after connection, a new window should pop up from your default browser
it will have the Sage College Acceptable Use Policy

please read the policy, then check "i accept the terms" and then click login.

which leads to

As a check, please open a browser and go to to make sure your wireless is working.

If not, please try the following:

A) wait 10 mins and try again

B) restart your machine and try again

C) disable and then re-enable your wifi adapter

If all else fails, please contact the helpdesk at 244-4777 with your username, device name, a contact number, and if possible, your MAC address.

Or, go back to the main wireless article.

Article ID: 596
Last updated: 28 Jan, 2015
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Posted: 11 Aug, 2014 by -- .
Updated: 28 Jan, 2015 by -- .
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