Configuration of Wifi (Eduroam) - Windows

Published: 8 March 2016



  1. Staff or student user at the university.
  2. Eduroam password is set. (Links below)
  3. Automatic configuration does not work.



The instruction below is for a windows 7 computer. If you have a windows 10 computer it may look a little bit different.

  1. Go to Control Panel
  2. Go into the Network and Sharing Center
  3. Go to Manage Wireless Networks
  4. Click on eduroam
  5. Select Delete
  6. Select Add and select Manually create a network profile.
  7. Enter the following information:
    Network name: eduroam
    Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    Encryption Type: AES
    Security key (left blank)
    Tick the Start this connection automatically
    Click Next and then Close
  8. Eduroam should now be in the list. Right click on eduroam and select Properties.
  9. Click the Security tab
  10. Under Choose a network authentication method, select PEAP. Tick the box with Remember my credentials
  11. Click Settings.
  12. Uncheck Validate server certificate
  13. In the list check:
     AddTrust External CA Root
    DigiCert Assured ID Root CA
    DigiCert Global Root CA
    DigiCert High Assurance EV Root CA

  14. Click Configure and ensure that Automatically use my Windows logon name and password is NOT selected. Click OK on all the windows you opened.
  15. Click the network icon on the bottom right (near the clock and volume icons) and select eduroam.
  16. You may now fill in your details, and your eduroam password

There is a known problem to connect to eduroam with Windows 7 and 10 Home edition.