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Windows 8.x RT

  1. Verify that the computer/laptop/tablet that is running Windows is using the most current version of the Java environment. (The following assumes that this step takes place before the device is introduced to the DSC wireless network. Attempting to follow this step will not be possible on a DSC campus until the device has registered with the XpressConnect system.)
    1. Open a web browser, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.
    2. Open Java.com/en/ and follow the installation instructions for the Java installation provided by Oracle Inc.
  2. It is required but it is recommended to run the remaining steps with Internet Explorer in Desktop Mode. Desktop Mode will make it significantly easier to look between windows later on in the instructions.
    1. Click the Windows Wireless Network Tool located in the System Tray
      Windows Wireless Network Tool
    2. Select the “Join-DSCWireless” item
    3. The default web browser for the Windows device should start. If it does not then open a web browser. Either condition will display Xpress.DaytonaState.edu. This is the home page for the enrollment process.
      home page for the enrollment process
  3. On the XpressConnect start page, be sure that the check is present in the “Terms and Conditions” box.
  4. Click “Start”.
  5. The menu to select your user type will be presented next. If you are both a staff member and a student of Daytona State College, select “Staff”. If you are a student, including students who are also considered work studies, choose “Student”. If you are a visiting guest, a third party vendor or contractor working for the college, choose “Guest”.
    Staff, Student, Guest
    1. Below is the login dialog for a member of the Daytona State College staff.
      Staff Login
    2. Below is the login dialog for a student of Daytona State College.
      Student Login
    3. Below is the login dialog for a guest user.
      Gues Login
    4. Please take note of the text in the boxes for “Staff” and “Student”. Visually they are close to the same with exception of the user name format. A staff user name is presented as name@DaytonaState.edu. A student user name is presented as name@falconmail.daytonastate.edu.
    5. If you selected the wrong user type, click “Back” and make another choice.
  6. Enter your user name or guest information then select “Continue”.
  7. You will next be presented with a list of operating systems with “Windows Surface RT” expanded.
    Windows Surface RT
  8. Select the “Other Operating Systems” option.
  9. You will be presented with the following information.
    Other OS Option
  10. Steps (1) and (2) on this page are clickable. Select the “Step 1” option.
  11. You will be asked if you would like to open or save the certificate. Select “Open”.
  12. Once the certificate has successfully downloaded you will be asked if you would like to open it. Select “Open”. This will start the Windows Certificate Import Wizard as shown below.
    Certificate Import Wizard
  13. Make sure that “Current User” is selected.
  14. Click “Next”.
  15. Windows will now ask you where you would like to store the certificate that you previously downloaded. Make sure that “Automatically select the certificate store based on the type of certificate” has been selected.
    Certificate Import Wizard
  16. Click “Next”.
  17. You should now be presented with a summary result window. Click “Finish”.
    Certificate Import Wizard
  18. Return to your web browser if you haven’t done so already.
  19. Select “Step 2” from the list of instructions.
    Other OS
  20. This will start the download process for the second certificate that is needed.
  21. When asked to “Open” or “Save” the certificate, select “Open”.
  22. Once the certificate has successfully downloaded select “Open”. This will start the Windows Certificate Import Wizard again.
    Certificate Import Wizard
  23. Just as before, make sure that “Current User” is selected.
  24. Click “Next”.
  25. Click “Next” on the File to Import window.
    Certificate Import Wizard
  26. On the Private Key Protection window you will need to provide the same password that you provided at the start of the process. You can select “Display Password” to make sure that you have input the correct password.
    Certificate Import Wizard
  27. Click “Next”.
  28. For the Certificate Store window, make sure that “Automatically select the certificate store based on the type of certificate” option is selected.
  29. Click “Next”.
  30. You will now be presented with a summary results window. Click “Finish”.
    Certificate Import Wizard
  31. Click the Windows Wireless Network Tool from the System Tray to view the available networks.
    Windows Wireless Network Tool
  32. If you are currently on campus, the “FalconSecure” network should be visible. Select “FalconSecure”.
  33. The FalconSecure network will change to a “Connected” status once it has successfully attached and received and IP address.
  34. You have finished configuring your wireless connection to the DSC wireless network. You can close the web browser page now.
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Last updated: 2016-06-21T15:30:55.378Z