Connecting to the Faculty/Staff Wireless Network (Windows Vista)


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These instructions are for the Microsoft Wireless Client that is included in Windows Vista.

The following setup only has to be performed the first time you connect to the Hendrix Faculty / Staff Wireless Network.  You can only follow these instructions while on the Hendrix College campus (within range of the faculty / staff wireless network).

Items to check before you begin: 

  • Ensure that you have a wireless network card, and if it has an antenna that it is in the proper position.

Connecting to the Wireless Network 

For a larger version of any of the screenshots below, click on the picture.

  1. Locate the network icon on the right side of the taskbar as indicated by the arrow in the picture below.
    Step 1 (Click the image to enlarge)
  2.  Right-click on the network icon and choose "Connect to a network".
    Step 2 (Click the image to enlarge)
  3. Choose the network you want to connect to, hndrxfac01. When your choice is highlighted, click the "Connect" button.
    Step 3 (Click image to enlarge)
  4. A window will appear that says "Additional log on information is required to connect to this network." Choose "Enter/select additional log on information".
    Step 4 (Click image to enlarge)  
  5. The "Enter Credentials" window will appear. Enter your Hendrix login information, then press "OK".

    User Name:  assigned username from IT
    Password:  enter your password
    Logon Domain:   HENDRIX
    Step 5 (Click image to enlarge)
  6. The "Additional log on information is required to connect to this network" window will appear again. Again, choose "Enter/select additional log on information".
    Step 6 (Click image to enlarge)  
  7. A "Validate Server Certificate" window will appear. Choose "OK".
    Step 7 (Click image to enlarge)
  8. The final window will appear, telling you that you have "Successfully connected to" the Hendrix network. If you want Windows to save this network and to connect automatically to the network, check the appropriate boxes on this page. We recommend that you check both boxes. When you are finished, click the "Close" button.
    Step 8 (Click image to enlarge)
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