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eduroam installation in Windows 7

1. Open your available wireless networks through your task-bar

2. Connect to the eduroam network and enter your loginID and password

3. If the Windows Security Alert pops up, just click 'Connect'

4. If you can not connect, switch to the Network and Sharing Center

5. Go to the option ‘Manage wireless networks’

6. ‘Add’ a new network

7. Create the network manually

8. Enter the network name ‘eduroam’. Choose the security type ‘WPA2-Enterprise’ and the encryption type ‘AES’. The field for the security key stays empty.

9. Then click on ‘Change connection settings’

10. Go to the register Security and make sure that EAPTTLS is selected for authentication method. Then choose ‘Settings’

11. Check 'Enable identity privacy' and type in eduroam@ruhr-uni-bochum.de. For server certificate validation enter radius.ruhr-uni-bochum.de below 'Connect to these servers:'.
Choose the ‘T-TeleSec Global Root Class 2’ certificate and the non-EAP client authentication PAP.

12. After this you should be able to connect to the WiFi like it is explained in the first 3 steps.

If you still cannot connect to eduroam, make sure that you obtain you ip address automatically. You may have to unlock your loginID on the following page as well: https://idm.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/rubiks/cip_rub.freischalten_start. Login with your loginID and password and click ‘freischalten’.