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Eduroam - Windows Vista/7

Connect to EDUROAM via Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click on "START" and then "Control Panel"
  2. Select "Network and Internet"
  3. Click on "Network and Sharing Center"
  4. Click "Setup a new Connection or Network"

Control Panel 7 or Control Panel Vista

  • Choose "Manually connect to a Wireless Network"

Network Sharing Center

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

Security Tab

  • Tick the "Validate server certificate" box and tick "Add Trust External CA Root"

NOTE: External (Non Warwick) customers may not have the same list of Trusted root certification authorities - if they have their own instructions from their own university they can try ticking the one recommended by their university.

  • 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 near a eduroam access point, select the access point from the possible connections. You should get an automatic information box which will give a login prompt when selected
  • At the prompt, enter your University of Warwick ITS username followed by "" and your password


  • 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 of Warwick IT Regulations.