Windows Device Directions

Connect to NYIT's Wifi Network Using Microsoft Windows


Step 1: Locate your wireless signal strength icon and double click on it

wifi indicator

Step 2: Click on the NYIT wifi network

wireless network list

Step 3: Open an internet browser


Step 4: Read and agree to the NYIT Code of Responsible Technology Usage.

affirm policy consent

Step 5: A welcome page should appear with three options. Please choose the appropriate path:

  • Students, Faculty, and Staff – Log in using your NYIT username and password
  • Extended guest accounts (special group accounts created by Service Central) – Enter your email address, last name, and first name. Regular guest users should follow these directions.
  • Gaming devices – Register your console
welcome page

Step 6: If prompted, you may need to run the FortiNAC Dissolvable Agent. This program will scan your computer to verify that your anti-virus protection and operating system are valid and up to date.

  • Windows machines must be running Windows 7 or higher and have a virus scanner with recent definitions
  • All other devices (handhelds, game consoles) do not require the agent scan
dissolvable agent prompt

Step 7A: If your computer meets the above requirements, you will receive a message that your device is connecting to the network.

network connection confirmation

Step 7B: If your computer does not meet the above requirements Bradford informs you that you do not have anti-virus program installed or your Definition files are out of date and it provides the user a link and internet access to download Microsoft Security Essentials.

network connection failture

Step 8: A progress bar will launch indicating a successful registration.

progress bar status

Step 9: Restart your PC to finish