Wireless: Manually Connect to Eduroam (Windows 10)

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General Information

Before proceeding, make sure you have the latest Service Packs and Windows updates installed.  Also make sure your wireless adapter has the latest drivers installed. If your computer has a built-in wireless adapter, download the latest drivers from the computer manufacturer's website. If you have an external wireless adapter, download the latest drivers from the adapter manufacturer's website.  Information on Deleting a Wireless Network found here.

Manually Connect to Eduroam

1. Right click on the wireless icon, located at the bottom right hand side of your screen and select Open Network and Sharing Center.

Open Network and Training Center

2. Once the Network and Internet Settings window is open, select Network and Sharing Center at the lower part of the window.

network sharing select

3. Select Set up a new connection or network

Set up button

4. Select Manually connect to a wireless network, and click Next. 

Manual connect option

5. Fill in the following wireless network settings for eduroam:

  • Network Name: eduroam
  • Security Type: WPA-2 Enterprise
  • Encryption Type: AES Encryption
  • Security Key: Leave this Blank
  • Start this Connection Automatically: CHECK This Box
  • Connect even if the Network is NOT Broadcasting: UNCHECK This Box

Connect screen

6. Click Change Connection Settings.

Change settings button

7. Switch to the Security tab and select Settings.

Settings tab

8. Check the boxes that say AddTrust External CA root and GTE CyberTrust Global Root. Click OK.

Settings window

9. Click on the "wireless signal" icon, located at the bottom right hand side of your screen.

Wireless icon

10. Select eduroam | Connect. Login with your PAWS ID & PAWS Password.

  • If you do not enter your PAWS credentials in the form <PAWS ID>@lsu.edu, you WILL receive an error message.

eduroam connect secreen

11. You are now successfully connected to the LSU eduroam secure wireless network. 


6/20/2019 10:11:56 AM