[79attendees] Connect 'ietf-hotel' in Windows 7 after SSID non-broadcasted.

Fenghua Li <lifenghua@gmail.com> Fri, 12 November 2010 07:05 UTC

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Subject: [79attendees] Connect 'ietf-hotel' in Windows 7 after SSID non-broadcasted.
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since "ietf-hotel" wireless network will be turned into non-broadcast, that
means you can not connect this wireless network simply by scanning.
so if you are using windows 7 and not familiar with manually wireless
network config, maybe the following information is useful for you.

"ietf-hotel" wireless network access setting in Win7:

-right click the "internet access" icon in the bottom-right corner on the
Win7 taskbar
-select "Open Network and Sharing Center"
-click "Manage wireless networks" in the left panel
-click "Add" button in the folder bar
-click "Manually create a network profile"

  Network name: ietf-hotel
  Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
  Encryption type: AES
-choose "Connect even if the network is not broadcasting"
-click "Next" button, give it a try