Connecting to WIFI@OU with Windows 7/8/8.1


What is wrong with Windows 7/8/8.1?

There is a known issue with verifying certificates in Windows 7/8/8.1. Anyone on the OU campus using those versions of Windows will need to uncheck a box to not verify the certificate to get on WIFI@OU.

What do I do?
Click the Windows Start menu and navigate to Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > Manage wireless networks.

Click on the Add button.

Choose Manually create a network profile.

Enter the following information:

Network name: WIFI@OU
Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
Encryption Type: AES or TKIP

Click on Next to proceed to the following step.


Click on Change connection settings.


From the Security tab, choose Microsoft: Protected EAP as the network authentication method.

Click Settings


Uncheck “Verify the server’s identity…”



To bring up the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties prompt to uncheck the box, select Configure under Select Authentication Method.

Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon on name and password if the computer is not on the SOONER domain.



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Article ID: 141
Thu 9/3/20 4:21 PM
Thu 9/3/20 4:21 PM