How to Connect to WCCS Wireless


  1. As shown in Figure 1, click on the wireless connections icon down in the bottom right hand corner of your desktop. Then click on the “Open Network and Sharing Center” link.

    Figure 1

  2. Then click on the “Manage wireless networks” link at the left hand side, as shown in Figure 2.

    Figure 2

  3. Click on the “Add” button shown in Figure 3 below. This will manually add a wireless network.

    Figure 3

  4. Click on the “Manually create a network profile” option.

    Figure 4

  5. Figure 5 below, shows how to create a new network profile. Type in “WCCS BYOD” as the Network name, select WPA2-Enterprise as the security type and AES as the encryption. The security key textbox will then be greyed out. The checkbox next to “Start this connection automatically” should then be selected. Click “Next”. Please Note: Computers that don’t support WPA2 won’t be able to join.

    Figure 5

    If the network profile was created successfully, the below will display. Click on the “Change connection settings” to configure more options.


    Figure 6

  6. Select the checkbox next to “Connect automatically when the network is in range”. Select the security tab.

    Figure 7

  7. Select the checkbox “Remember my credentials for this connection each time I’m logged on”. Please Note: Each time a password is reset, this checkbox will need to be unchecked. Then, click on the “Settings” button.

    Figure 8

  8. Deselect the option “Validate server certificate” and click the “Configure” button.

    Figure 9

  9.  Deselect the checkbox “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).” Click “OK”.

    Figure 10

  10. Then, click on the “Advanced settings” button.

    Figure 11

  11. Select the checkbox “Specify authentication mode:” and then select the “User authentication” option. Click “OK”.

    Figure 12

  12. Click on the wireless icon down in the bottom right hand corner of the desktop and select the “WCCS BYOD” network.

    Figure 13

  13. Once the network has been selected the following prompt box will appear.

    Figure 14

    Type in your username and password and click “OK”. Your computer should now be connected the the wireless.