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Windows 8 Known Issue

OSU Access Wireless portal has returned

The login page for the OSU Access wireless network has returned. Information about that can be found here.

OSU Access is an unsecured/unencrypted wireless network. OSU IT staff recommend you use the Eduroam or OSU Secure wireless networks.

Windows 8 Known Issue

Occasionally the VPN? client will have an issue with Windows 8.  We are aware of the issue and a fix has been found.  The download below contains a Registry Fix  that will fix the issue and allow the VPN the function properly.  

To run the Fix:

  1. Download the Registry Fix here: Windows 8 Patch
  2. Double click on the download to open the zip file
  3. Move the Windows8RegistryFix.reg file to your desktop
  4. Double Click on the Windows8Registry Fix File
  5. Click "Yes" when it allows you if you want to allow this file to make changes to your computer
  6. Click "Yes" allowing the fix to continue
  7. The fix will now run and report back when finished, click "Ok" and restart the VPN Client


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