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Connect to eduroam from a Windows computer

To help staff and students of the James Hutton Institute connect to the eduroam wireless network, this page provides instructions for connecting from a Windows computer.

These instructions should be followed whilst onsite at the Aberdeen or Dundee sites of the James Hutton Institute.

Visitors to the James Hutton Institute who wish to use eduroam should have already setup their device based on their home site’s instructions before visiting.

If you are running Windows XP, there are different instructions to follow near the bottom of this page.

Window 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or Windows Vista

  • Download and open the eduroam installer from the list below depending on the version of Windows you have, and open it from your Windows computer (you could copy the installer over using a USB stick for example).

    Windows 7 eduroam installer

    Windows 8 eduroam installer

    Windows 10 eduroam installer

    Windows Vista eduroam installer

  • At the “Welcome to the eduroam installer” screen, click “Next” and confirm that you are a member of the James Hutton Institute by clicking “OK”.
  • When prompted to enter your user credentials, enter the following and click on the “Install” button:
    Username: Your Hutton username with @hutton.ac.uk on the end. For example if your hutton username is normally aa40123 you would enter aa40123@hutton.ac.uk
    Entering your email address or your username without @hutton.ac.uk will not work.
    Password and Repeat password: Your Hutton password.

Install eduroam on a Windows computer - Step One

  • After a few seconds the installation should be complete and you should be connected to eduroam. Click the “Finish” button.

Windows XP

These instructions are for those running Windows XP. You must have Service Pack 3 installed.

  • Download and open the eduroam installer and open it from your Windows XP computer.
  • Press “Next” and “I agree” on the License Agreement page if you agree, followed by “Next” again, and finally “Install”.
  • The eduroam tool will install onto your PC. When you click “Finish” the tool will then automatically start.
  • When prompted to enter your user credentials, enter the following and click on the “Start Setup” button:
    Username: Your Hutton username with @hutton.ac.uk on the end. For example if your hutton username is normally aa40123 you would enter aa40123@hutton.ac.uk
    Entering your email address or your username without @hutton.ac.uk will not work.
    Password: Your Hutton password.

Install Eduroam on Windows computer step two

  • After a few seconds the installation should be complete and you should be connected to eduroam. Click the “Exit” button.
  • The Hutton Eduroam Tool remains installed on your PC, and available from the Start menu if you need it again at a later date.

If you have entered your username or password incorrectly you may be prompted to enter your username and password again. Make sure that your username is entered as described above with @hutton.ac.uk on the end, and confirm your password is correct by entering it again.


Printed from /about/facilities/eduroam/connect/windows on 25/06/18 09:01:09 AM

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