CCSNet is our college WiFi network, accessible to students and staff. These instructions detail how to connect to this network from a PC running Windows 7.
Step One - Launch the Control Panel
Choose the Control Panel from the Start Menu.
Step Two - Manage Network Settings
Choose View network status and tasks. (Screen 1)
Step Three - Manage Wireless Networks
Click on Manage wireless networks in the left sidebar.
Step Four - Add a new network
Click on Add near the top left (Screen 2).
Step Five - Create your network profile
Choose Manually create a network profile (Screen 3).
Step Six - Enter Network Information
Enter the following information (Screen 4), then hit Next:
|Network name:||CCS Net|
Step Seven - Modify Network Settings
Click Change connection settings (Screen 5).
Step Eight - Modify Network Settings (continued)
Click on the Security tab at the top of the window, then select Settings. (Screen 6)
Step Nine - Modify Network Settings (continued)Uncheck the box that says Validate server certificate, then select the Continue... button. (Screen 7)
Step Ten - Modify Network Settings (continued)Uncheck the box that says Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any). (Screen 8)
Step Eleven - Modify Network Settings (continued)Click OK on both the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties window and on the Protected EAP Properties window to close them.
Step Twelve - Modify Network Settings (continued)
Returning to the CCS Net Wireless Network Properties window, select Advanced settings.
Step Thirteen - Modify Network Settings (continued)
Make sure Specify authentication mode is checked and set to User or computer authentication (Screen 9)
Step Fourteen - Modify Network Settings (continued)
Now we need to close all the windows we just used to modify these settings. To close the windows, select OK on each open window.
NOTE: Do NOT select Cancel or the X in the upper right corner of the windows or the settings will not be saved.
Step Fourteen - Enter network credentials
You should see a bubble pop up in the lower right hand corner of your screen asking for additional to connect to CCS Net. Click anywhere in that bubble (Screen 10)
Step Fifteen - Enter network credentials (continued)
In the Windows Security window, enter your CCS network username and password in the respective boxes. (Screen 11)
Students should add @bigfoot.spokane.edu after their username.
Faculty and staff should enter one of the following after their username, depending on which domain they belong to:
Step Fifteen - Verify Network Connection
You should now see that you are connected to CCS Net if you hover the mouse pointer over the wireless icon in the system tray
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