Windows 7 and 8 Setup Directions

Manually Setup your Wired Network for Windows 7/8

 

Please contact the ResNet Office at anytime if you feel that you need help with any of this.

Please find a PDF of these directions here.

 

1. Press the "windows key", type "services.msc" in the text area and press "enter." (picture will look different for windows 7)

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2. Scroll down until you see "Wired AutoConfig", RIGHT click on it and select "Properties"

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3. Set the "Startup Type" to "Automatic"

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4. Click on the "Start" and then "OK"

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5. Press the "windows key" and type in "View Network Connections" and press "Enter" (picture will look different for windows 7)

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6. RIGHT click on "Ethernet" (for Windows 8) or "Local Area Connection" (for Windows 7)

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7. Click on "Properties", then click the "Authentication" tab at the top of the resulting window.

8. Check "Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication" and select "Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)" from the drop down box

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9. Click on "Settings"

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10. Uncheck "Verify the server's identity" and select "Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) from drop down

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11. Click Configure

12. Uncheck "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password" and click "OK"

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13. Click "OK" again

14. Click "Additional Settings"

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15. Check "specify authentication mode" and Select "User authentication" from the drop down. Then click "OK"

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16. Click on "OK"

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17. For Windows 7, you should see a bubble appear. Click on it. For windows 8, skip this step.

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18. You should now be prompted with a "Network Authentication" window. Enter your Fredonia e-Services ID and password and click "OK"

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19. After a few seconds, your internet connection should work! CONGRATULATIONS!


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