Networking, Wireless, Setup IllinoisNet using IllinoisNet_Guest on Windows

IllinoisNet_Guest is used to configure your computer to IllinoisNet

IllinoisNet_Guest is used to configure your laptop, phone, or tablet to IllinoisNet. Once you have successfully completed the configuration steps, you no longer need to use IllinoisNet_Guest. You will be able to connect to IllinoisNet directly

  1. Go to wireless settings and connect to the IllinoisNet_Guest SSID


  2. Open a web browser and attempt to open This should redirect you to a captive portal. Alternatively, the captive portal can be reached at


  3. Log in with your NetID, then click Login


  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to download the configuration tool (Setup Illinois net)

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  5. Run the downloaded installer and a new window will open

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  6. Enter your NetID and password, then click Next

  7. The installer should show a progress bar followed by a successful installation message. Click the Connect button.

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  8. Once connected, you should see a message indicating wireless connection successful, and the wireless settings will show your SSID has changed to IllinoisNet.

If these steps are not successful, the manual configuration is available at Networking, Wireless, How to manually set up IllinoisNet on the Windows 7, 8, or 10

Keywords:IllinoisNet_Guest SSID Windows 7 8 10   Doc ID:54525
Owner:wireless w.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2015-07-30 14:36 CSTUpdated:2018-09-25 09:09 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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