Eduroam on Windows 8

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The following is a guide describing how to set up Eduroam for operative system Windows 8 on personal computers.

This guide can be used by employees and students at UiB.

Step 1: Make sure your wireless network card is turned on. To check this, look at the symbol for wireless network in the bottom right of your screen. If there is a red x over the symbol, it means your wireless nettverk card is switched off.

Step 2: Click on the symbol for wireless network in the bottom right of you screen(it will look similar to a set of stairs.)

Step 3: Check the displayed list of networks. If eduroam is avaliable it should appear in the list.

Step 4: Click on eduroam and choose the option "Connect".


Step 5: Enter your username and password into the textfield and press "Ok". (Employees will need to end username with, while students will need to end with


Step 6: You will get a warning message that it "cannot comfirm servers identity". Click on "Connect".

Step 7: You should now be connected to eduroam. If not, repeat step 1 to 6.

Step 8: You can edit the eduroam connection properties which enable you to connect without a security warning. To do so, click on the symbol for wireless networks in the bottom right of your screen. Right-click on eduroam and choose show connection properties.


Step 9: Make sure your configuration matched the one under the image below. From here, click on settings.


Step 10: In the textfield "Connect to servers", write "". If you are a student, you need to write "".


Step 11: Click on the checkbox "AddTrust External CA Root" and click Ok.

Step 12: As you did earlier, click on the wireless network symbol in the bottom right corner.

Step 13: Click on eduroam.

Step 14: Choose Connect and enter your username, password and click Ok, in the same way as in step 5.

Step 15: You should now be connected to eduroam without receiving a security warning.