Windows 7 and 8 Setup Directions

  1. 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.

    1. Press the "windows key", type "services.msc" in the text area and press "enter." (picture will look different for windows 7)
      Windows Apps Panel open. Services.msc apps is circled in red

    2. Scroll down until you see "Wired AutoConfig", RIGHT click on it and select "Properties"
      Services Panel opened, Wired AutoConfig highlighted in blue and circled red

    3. Set the "Startup Type" to "Automatic"
      Startup Type dropdown menu open with Automatic option selected and highlighted with a red circle.

    4. Click on the "Start" and then "OK"
      Start button and OK button have red circles over them.

    5. Press the "windows key" and type in "View Network Connections" and press "Enter" (picture will look different for windows 7)
      view network connections search bar and tab with red highlighting circles

    6. Right click on "Ethernet" (for Windows 8) or "Local Area Connection" (for Windows 7)
      Ethernet Tab and Properties button highlighted with a red circle

    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
      Authentication Mode check box, User Authentication dropbox and OK button highlighted with red circles

    9. Click on "Settings"
      Settings button highlighted with a red circle

    10. Uncheck "Verify the server's identity" and select "Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) from drop down
      Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) dropdown menu and Configure Button highlighted with red circles

    11. Click Configure
    12. Uncheck "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password" and click "OK
      EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties, empty check box and ok button highlighted with red circles

    13. Click "OK" again
    14. Click "Additional Settings"
      Additional Settings button highlighted with a red circle

    15. Check "specify authentication mode" and Select "User authentication" from the drop down. Then click "OK"
      Authentication Mode check box, User Authentication dropbox and OK button highlighted with red circles

    16. Click on "OK"
      Ok button highlighted with a red circle

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


    18. You should now be prompted with a "Network Authentication" window. Enter your Fredonia e-Services ID and password and click "OK"
      eServices ID, Password and OK boxes are highlighted with red circles

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



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