QU-WiFi Wireless Setup for Win 8


Note: Windows 8 has a new user interface called Metro that is designed for touchscreen computers and handhelds. Because of this, you must move your Mouse/track pad pointer or finger to a corner of the screen for certain options to appear.

  1. To begin configuring your Windows 8 computer for the wireless network, move your pointer to the top- or bottom-right corner without clicking and the Charms Bar will appear on the right.
  2. Click the Settings icon in the Charms Bar.
  3. From Settings, click the Wi-Fi icon above Notifications
  4. Note:  If there are available wireless networks but your computer has not connected to any of them, the Wi-Fi icon will read Available underneath.
  5. Windows will display a list of available wireless networks.
  6. Click QU-WiFi. QU-WiFi will become highlighted when it is selected
  7. After selecting QU-WiFi, click the Connect button that will appear in the Wi-Fi networks list.
  8. Windows may display Checking network requirements while it detects the security settings for the wireless network.
  9. Enter your Queens username and password, then click OK
  10. After successfully connecting to the wireless network, Windows will display the Wi-Fi networks list with QU-WiFi as Connected.
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