Connecting a Windows 7 Computer to HawkNet

 
Click the Wireless icon on the task bar.
 
A list of available wireless networks will appear.
 
If you are already connected to Hartford's network via WEP ("uhart" or "uhartford"), click it ("uhart" or "uhartford") and then click "Disconnect"
 
Then RIGHT CLICK on the network name and choose Properties.;
 
Choose the Connection tab.
 
UNCHECK Connect automatically when this network is in range.
 
Click OK. REPEAT THE STEPS ABOVE TO DISABLE "uhart" or "uhartford" IF NECESSARY.
 
Hovering your mouse over the network icon should now show that you are not connected.
 
Click the Wireless icon on the task bar. A list of available wireless networks will appear.
 
Click hawknet.
 
Click Connect.
 
The computer will start to connect to the network.
 
Enter your University of Hartford email name (just the name without the "@hartford.edu" part) and password, then click OK.
 
You may receive a Windows Security Alert -- CLICK Connect. (You may be prompted to do this from time to time in the future).
 
Your computer will complete the connection to the network.
 
The screen will clear on its own. If you hover your mouse over the wireless icon, it should show that you are connected to the network and the Internet.
 
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