Follow the instructions to set up eduroam if you are using Windows Vista.

System requirements


To use eduroam at UWA on a Windows Vista notebook computer it must have either 802.11b or 802.11g wireless capability.

Visitors to the University of Western Australia must substitute the username and passwords supplied to them by their home institution for those suggested below.


Windows Vista eduroam setup guide:

  1. Once Windows is loaded, make sure you wireless adapter is switched on and then select "Connect To" from the Start Menu.

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  2. A list of available wireless networks will appear. Select 'eduroam' and click on 'Connect' (you may have to scroll down a bit to find 'eduroam' if there are a lot of wireless networks in range.

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  3. Next a screen will come up asking for 'Additional log on information is required to connect to this network'. Of the two options presented, select 'Enter/select additional log on information'.
  4. A screen will appear where you enter your username and password. If you're a UWA person, your username and password will be:
    username: [email protected]
    password: Pheme password
    Click OK.

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  5. Once clicking OK, you will get re-prompted to enter additional log on information. Again, select 'Enter/select additional log on information'. You will get a window asking to 'Validate Server Certificate'. Click OK.

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  6. Congratulations! You should now be connected to eduroam. Click 'Close' to continue.

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