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Wireless Configuration for Microsoft Windows 10

Note: These instructions are accurate for the new release of Windows 10

If you are a current Hudson Valley Community College student or employee you may connect your Windows 10 computer to our wireless network by following the instructions below.


Step 1

From the Desktop, left-click Start also known as the Windows Symbol on the lower left of your screen.
From the Start Menu window that appears, left-click Settings.

Windows 10 Start Menu


Step 2

From the menu that appears, left-click Network & Internet.

Network and Internet

and select Network and Sharing Center from the Related Settings menu.

3-networkAndSharingCenter


Step 3

Select Setup a new connection or network.

Network and Sharing Center


Step 4

Select Manually connect to a wireless network and then select Next button.

Manual Connection


Step 5

Enter the following values:

Network Name: HVCC-COMM
Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
Encryption Type: AES

Select the Next button.

Values for Connection


Step 6

Select Change connection settings.

Change Connection Settings


Step 7

Select the Security tab.

Select the Settings button.

Security Settings Page One


Step 8

Uncheck Verifying the server’s identity by validating the certificate.

Uncheck Enable Fast Reconnect.

Select the Configure button.

Security Settings Page Two


Step 9

Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password.

Select the OK button twice to return to the “HVCC-COMM Wireless Network Properties” window.

Uncheck Automatically Use Windows Log on Information


Step 10

Select Advanced settings.

Advanced Menu Page One


Step 11

Under the 802.1x settings tab.

Check Specify authentication mode.

Select User authentication from the drop down menu.

Select OK for the remaining panels.

Select the Close button for the manual wireless network windows.

Advanced Menu Page Two


Step 12

Select the Wireless Network Icon from the notification panel on the windows taskbar.

Select Wireless Connection

From the menu, select HVCC-COMM, uncheck Connect automatically and select Connect.

Select HVCC-COMM


Step 13

Enter your HVCC username and password in the required fields.

Select the OK button.

Sign In Window

Your wireless icon in the notification area will now be filled in and if you left-click the icon, HVCC-COMM should now say “Connected”.