Connecting to Wireless Networks with Windows (Boston)

Windows XP and Windows 7 are not allowed to connect to the wireless network. Windows XP and Windows 7 are no longer supported by Microsoft and is considered a security risk to continue running.

Getting connected to the wireless network is an easy process that we’ll guide you through with these steps.

Connecting to the Wireless Network

    • Click on the Wireless icon in the system tray to view your list of Available Wireless Networks. From that list, click on eduroam and then click Connect.


    • Enter your Emerson username (including and password in the box that appears, and then click OK.


    • You should see a warning message saying that your computer will send your credentials to, which is our authentication server. Click Connect to continue.
    • You'll see the Wireless icon in the system tray change to a warning sign. After another moment, it'll change again to full, regular reception bars. You’re online! After this, your computer should connect automatically to eduroam, and you shouldn’t have to do anything until you change your password. 


This server connection warning should happen only the first time you connect to eduroam. Do not allow a connection for any server other than, as it could be an attempt to steal your Emerson credentials.

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