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You can use any of the popular web browsers in Windows to access the Flinders network. To set up your Windows device, you must download and install two "Certificate" files using a browser other then Firefox. 

If you use Firefox,  see the article Additional Firefox browser instructions for additional steps.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Click on this Certificate 1 link.

    If you see a warning prompt, click the Keep button.

  2. Click on the downloaded Flinders_Root_CA.crt file to open it:
           Cert1 - image

  3. In the Certificate window, click the Install Certificate... button:
    Install Certificate - image

  4. Click the Next button:
      Next - image

  5. Select the 'Place all certificates in the following store option, then click the Browse... button:
       Browse - image

     

  6. Select the Trusted Root Certification Authorities certificate store, then click the OK button:
       Trusted - image

  7. Click the Next button:
       Next 2 - image

  8. Click the Finish button:
       Finish - image
     

  9. Click the OK button:
       OK 2 - image

  10. Click on this Certificate 2 link.

    If you see a warning prompt, click the Keep button.

  11. Click on the downloaded Flinders_Issuing_CA.crt file to open it:
           Certificate 2 - image

  12. In the Certificate window, click the Install Certificate... button:
    Install 2 - image

  13. Click the Next button:
      Next - image

  14. Select the 'Place all certificates in the following store option, then click the Browse... button:
       Browse - image

     

  15. Select the Trusted Root Certification Authorities certificate store, then click the OK button:
       Trusted - image

  16. Click the Next button:
       Next 2 - image

  17. Click the Finish button:
       Finish - image
     

  18. Click the OK button:
       OK 2 - image

    With both certificate files installed, your Windows browser should now be able to access the internet to perform searches in Google etc.