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HP (Windows): Log into campus computer for the first time from off campus
How can a user login to a campus computer for the first time when off campus.
Faculty and Staff (domain) computers require network authentication to log on the first time. Computers must be able to communicate with the credential manager on Stout's network; while off campus. VPN connection can provide that communication.
Windows 10 -- First time logon to a computer away from campus
- At the login screen, click on the wireless icon or plug a network cable into a router
- Click on the wireless network icon in the lower-right-hand corner of the screen (if plugged into a router skip to step 4)
3. Choose the wireless network login and enter the proper credentials for a home or commercial Wi-Fi network
4. Once the wireless connection is established, click on the network Icon in the lower-right-hand corner of the screen; a login screen will a appear to log into UW-Stout VPN SSTP
5. Log in to VPN
Following a successful the login the user's profile will be created on computer.
Note: After first login you will not need to be connected to Stout's network to login. The same steps can be employed to log into a computer off campus that is not accepting a newly-changed campus password.