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Connect to the UofT Wireless Network with Windows 7

  1. Right-click the wireless network icon in the bottom right corner of your screen and choose Open Network and Sharing Center.

    Network and Sharing Center

  2. In the new window that opens, click Manage wireless networks.

    Manage wireless Networks

  3. In the next window, click Add.

    Add Network

  4. Choose Manually create a network profile.

    Manually create a network profile

  5. Fill in the following information:
    Network Name: UofT
    Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
    Encryption Type: AES

    Then click Next.

  6. In the next window, click Change connection settings.
  7. In the Network Properties window, click on the Security tab.


    • The security type and encryption type fields should already be filled in
    • Underneath Choose a network authentication method ensure that Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP) is selected
    • Ensure that the Remember my credentials for this connection each time I’m logged onbox is checked

    Then, click Settings.

  8. In the Protected EAP Properties window, make sure that:
    • The Validate server certificate box is checked
    • The Connect to these servers box is checked and that the field underneath of it is filled in with
    • Under Trusted Root Certification Authorities, the box beside USERTrust RSA Certification Authority is checked
    • Select Authentication Method is set to Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)

      Protected EAP Properties

    Then, click Configure…

  9. In the next window, ensure that the box beside Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) is unchecked. Then click OK.

    use Windows logon

  10. Click on Advanced settings.

    Advanced Settings

  11. In the Advanced Settings window, click on the 802.1X settings tab and check the box beside Specify authentication mode. Ensure that the mode is set to User authentication. Then click Save credentials.

    Advanced Settings

  12. In the Windows Security window, enter your UTORid and UTORid password. Then click OK, then OK again. Your UofT connection is now configured correctly.

    Save credentials

  13. Connect by clicking the wireless icon, choosing UofT, then clicking Connect.

If you are having issues connecting, please see the article about verifying your UTORid.