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Delete your Saved Password from your IUP Wireless Network Setup

 

Most users save their username and password in their setup of the IUP wireless network. This allows the user to automatically connect to the IUP wireless network when the computer or laptop is within range of a wireless access point.

If you change your network password, you will need to delete this saved password. The steps to delete the saved password (also called cached credentials) appear below for the common operating systems.

Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows Key + C key (at the same time) to bring up the Charms bar.
  2. From the Charms menu select Settings
  3. Once in Settings, click on the Wireless icon.
  4. Once viewing current wireless / network connection, right click on IUP under Wi-Fi.
  5. Once the menu pops up, the option to "Forget this Network" should be available.
  6. Click "Forget this Network" and then allow it to return to the Network Settings menu.
  7. Click on the available IUP network and hit "Connect".
  8. Enter your credentials for the network and it will save your new password. 
  9. You will be prompted to connect and accept the security certificate. Accept this certificate and you will be connected to the network.

Windows 7 

  1. Click Start, then type manage wireless in the Search box.
  2. Select Manage wireless networks in the results list.
  3. Right-click on IUP and select Properties.
  4. Click the Security tab. Deselect Remember my credentials for this connection each time I'm logged on, then click OK.
  5. Right-click on IUP and select Properties again.
  6. Click the Security tab. Select Remember my credentials for this connection each time I'm logged on, then click OK.
  7. The next time you connect to the IUP network, you will be prompted for your username and new network password.

Mac OS X Leopard/Snow Leopard 

  1. Click on the Airport icon, then choose Open Network Preferences.
  2. From the list of Network connections on the left, choose Airport.
  3. Click the Advanced button.
  4. Click the 802.1X tab.
  5. Expand the User Profiles.
  6. Select IUP Profile from the list.
  7. Enter your new network password in the Password field.
  8. Click OK.

Windows Vista 

  1. Click Start, then choose Network.
  2. Select Network and Sharing Center.
  3. Click Manage wireless networks.
  4. Right-click on IUP and select Properties.
  5. Click the Security tab. Deselect Cache user information for subsequent connections to this network, then click OK.
  6. Right-click on IUP and select Properties again.
  7. Click the Security tab. Select Cache user information for subsequent connections to this network, then click OK.
  8. The next time you connect to the IUP network, you will be prompted for your username and new network password.


Last modified on 9/27/2013 2:55:26 PM
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