UCSFguest Instructions - Windows 7
Just a few simple steps sets up a profile in Windows 7 to connect to the UCSFguest wireless network
Open Control Panel
Go to the Start menu and open your Networking and Sharing Control Panel
Start>Control Panels>Networking and Sharing
Click the Manage wireless networks link
Add a Wireless Network
From the Manage Wireless Networks window, click the Add button
Choose Manual Network Setup
When prompted for How do you want to add a network?, choose the Manually create a network profile option
Network Name and Authentication
In the Network name field enter UCSFguest
Select "No authentication (Open)" from the pull-down menu for the Security type field
Click the Next button.
Select Network "Location"
From the Set a Network Location window, choose Public Network
You have successfully added UCSFguest as a wireless network profile, now you need to complete some additional settings.
Modify UCSFguest Network Settings
Click the Change connection settings to open the UCSFguest properties window.
Select When to Connect
From the UCSFguest properties window, you can choose the following options:
Connect automatically when this network is in range
Connect to a more preferred network if available
Connect even if the network is not broadcasting its name (SSID)
Click the OK button to close the properties window.
Connect to UCSFguest
To connect to the UCSFguest wireless network, go to the Task Bar and click on the Wireless Network icon
Hover your mouse over UCSFguest in the list of available wireless networks
Click the Connect button to logon.
Disconnect from UCSFguest
To disconnect from the UCSFguest wireless network, go to the Task Bar and open the Wireless Network icon
Click the Disconnect button.