Information Technology

Windows 7 Laptop & Desktop Network Registration

BU Secure Wireless Registration ~ Show Information

  1. Click the Wireless Icon in the system tray (bottom right down by the clock)
  2. Select BU Secure Wireless from the list of Wireless Network Connections and click Connect
  3. If you see a message that asks you to connect or terminate, click Connect
  4. Enter your Butler username and password if prompted, then click OK
  5. You should now have Internet access

(If your computer does not have wireless) BU Secure Wired Registration ~ Show Information

  1. Make sure your computer is plugged into a RED network port
  2. Click Start Menu and type services.msc and then press Enter
  4. Scroll down in the list that appears and double click the Wired AutoConfig service
  5. Change the Startup type to Automatic 
  6. Click Start  (if it is grayed out, the service is already started)
  7. Close the Services window
  8. Click the Start Menu and type view network connections, then press Enter
  9. Right click Local Area Connection and select Properties
  10. Click the Authentication tab
  11. Ensure the Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication box is checked
  12. Ensure the Network authentication method is set to PEAP
  13. Click the Settings button
  14. Click the Configure button. Make sure the box next to Automatically use my Windows logon name and password is unchecked.
  15. Click OK
  16. Click OK again
  17. Select Additional Settings...
  18. Ensure that the Specify Authentication Mode box is checked and that User Authentication is selected
  19. Click OK
  20. Click OK again
  21. Right click Local Area Connection and select Disable
  22. Right click Local Area Connection   and select Enable
  23. Click the Balloon that appears prompting for Additional Information...
  24. Enter your Butler username and password. The domain is BUTLER.
  25. Click OK
  26. You should now have Internet access

Creating a Shortcut to BUfiles on your Desktop ~ Show Information

  1. Right-click the My Computer icon, located on either the Desktop or the Start Menu, and select "Map Network Drive…"
  2. From the Map Network Drive window select H as the letter you would like to represent the drive
  3. For the Folder field, type \\bufiles\User\username, where username will be your Butler username
  4. Check the box that says "Reconnect at login"
  5. Click finish and enter your Butler credentials in the box that pops up

Printing and Personal Websites ~ Show Information

  • Adding Butler Printers - Learn how to access the Butler printer directory and how to print to a Butler printer from your personal computer
  • Student Website Information - Every student at Butler University is allotted space for their own personal website. Go to this page for more information

Connecting to BU Guest/Open Wireless ~ Show Information

  1. Click the Wireless Icon in the system tray (bottom right down by the clock)
  2. Select BU Guest/Open Wireless from the list of Wireless Network Connections and click Connect
  3. A screen will appear in your default internet browser with username and password fields, as well as two links. Click on the Don't have an account? link.
  4. Enter the required information and click Submit
  5. The page will confirm that your account has been successfully created and display your username and password. Be sure to copy your password or remember it, and once you are ready to log in click OK. (You will receive an email with your username and password as well for future reference.)
  6. On the next page, enter your username and password and click Sign On
  7. You should now have Internet access