Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 allows you to join a wireless network before logging into a computer. This can be very useful when you sign into a computer with wireless capability for the first time, and a wired connection is not available.This can also be useful to login to SCC laptop computers that are on carts and have Windows 8.1 installed.

screenshot of login screen with wireless network icon at bottom left

After the computer is powered on, you will come to the login screen.On the login screen, there will be a wireless network icon on the bottom left hand corner of the screen. It is shown below, but will show the wireless icon instead of network icon.

Once you click on this icon, it will bring up a list of wireless networks that are available. You will need to select SCC Secure and enter your SCC username and password.

screenshot with wireless networks on right side of screen

After you have entered your username and password, the computer will authenticate your credentials and join the wireless network. Once the wireless network is joined, you can login to the computer with your SCC username and password using the main login boxes.

If you are having issues logging in, or needing technical assistance, please contact SCC Technical Support by calling 704-991-0222, or contacting us through live chat.  You can access live chat by going to and selecting the yellow “Let’s Talk” chat window that is located towards the bottom of the screen. Below shows an example of the live chat window. We can only handle login issues over the phone, or chat. We cannot handle login issue through email, so please make sure you contact us over chat, or phone. Please visit the main Technical Support page to see normal business hours and closings.

Let's Talk button example