Connecting to NUwave on Windows XP
Note: Make sure you computer is up date to date and running the latest Service Pack before connecting to NUwave.


Step 1: On the bottom right side of the Windows desktop, click the wireless icon in the system tray. Click the message that appears.

Step 2: Click “Change advanced settings” in the window that appears.

Step 3: The “Wireless Network Connection” window appears. Click the “Wireless Networks” tab.

Step 4: Check the box next to “Use Windows to configure my wireless settings.” Then click the “Add” button under “Preferred networks.”

Step 5: Enter “NUwave” in the SSID field. Make sure that “Network Authentication” is set to “WPA2″ (or “WPA2-Enterprise” if it is listed as an option). Do not use WPA2-Personal or WPA2-PSK if you see these options. Ensure Data encryption is set for “AES.” Then click the “Authentication” tab.

If you do not see “WPA2″ as an option, you may not have support for WPA2 security. Select “WPA.” Then, for “Data encryption,” select “TKIP.” Continue by selecting the “Authentication” tab.

Step 6: Under the “Authentication” tab, set the “EAP” type to “Protected EAP (PEAP)” and then click “Properties.”

Step 7: Check the box next to “Validate server certificate.” Under “Select Authentication Method,” select “Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)” from the drop-down menu, then click “Configure.”

Step 8: When the properties window appears, make sure that the “Automatically use my Windows logon name…” option is NOT CHECKED. Click “OK” to exit these screens.

Step 9: On the bottom right side of the windows desktop, click the wireless icon in the system tray, and then click the message that appears.

Step 10: Select the “NUwave” network in the window that appears.

Step 11: Click on the wireless “bubble” to enter your login information.

Step 12: Type in your myNEU username and password (students) or your NU desktop username and password (faculty and staff) in the fields provided. Leave the Logon Domain field blank. Click “OK.”

Step 13: Click on the new wireless “bubble” to process your login and accept the NUwave certificate.

Step 14: Ensure the dialog box says that it is a “Verisign” certificate. Select “OK” to accept the certificate and connect.

Step 15: It might take a few minutes to authenticate. After a connection is established, you will be able to use NUwave. After following these steps, whenever your computer detects NUwave you will be able to connect automatically. If you have problems connecting to NUwave, please contact the ITS Service Desk at (617) 373-4357 (xHELP).

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