Manual Configuration for Windows
Windows 10, 8/8.1 and 7 configurations are very similar. The screenshots are from Windows 10. You will need to have administrator privileges on your Windows PC in order to enable the 802.1x protocol.
Check Wired AutoConfig service
- Windows 10: Type services.msc in the search box.
- Windows 8/8.1: Move your mouse to the upper right corner until the Charms Bar pops out. Select Apps from the list and type services.msc in the search box.
- Windows 7: Click Start (Windows button) and type services.msc in the search box.
Scroll down to Wired AutoConfig >right-click and select Properties.
On the General tab under Startup type select Automatic.
Click Start > Apply > OK.
Configure Ethernet/Local Area Connection for 802.1x
Launch view network connections.
- Windows 10: Type view network connections in the search box.
- Windows 8/8.1: Move your mouse to the upper right corner until the Charms Bar pops out. Select Apps from the list and type view network connections in the search box.
- Windows 7: Click Start (Windows button) and type view network connections in the search box.
Right-click the appropriate network connection (Ethernet or Local Area Connection) and select Properties.
In the Ethernet Properties dialog box select the Authentication tab and check 'Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication'. In the 'Choose a network authentication method' dropdown select Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP). Check 'Remember my credentials for this connection each time I'm logged on' and 'Fallback to unauthorized network access'.
Click on Settings.
In the Protected EAP Properties dialog box, Check 'Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate', Scroll down and check the Entrust Trusted Root Certification Authorities as shown. If your display is different select all the Entrust certificate options. Choose 'Don't ask user to authorize new servers or trusted CAs' in the Notifications dropdown.
Click on Configure.
Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).
Click OK twice.
Back on the Ethernet Properties dialog box click on Additional Settings.
In the Advanced settings dialog box check Specify authentication mode. Select User or computer authentication in the dropdown box and click OK.
Click OK twice.