Set up a PC with Windows (7/8/8.1/10) to use the wired network

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Prerequisites:

In order to register devices on the MiNET network, you will need your MAC addresses (or MAC) . If necessary, use the "Adding devices on your MiNET account" tutorial to find yours (for Windows, MAC, or a linux distribution).


Set up your PC with Windows (wired)

If you follow this tutorial, you will see how to set up your computer with Windows 7/8/8.1/10 in order to use the wired network of MiNET.


Activating the good Windows services

Do the following key combination: Windows + R then type  services.msc .

In the window that just opened, do the following:

Once this service is activated, you can connect to a network using the 802.1X authentication method. You now have to configure your network card.


Network card set up:

v Windows+R then type  ncpa.cpl .

In the window that just opened, do the following:

Once all of these steps are done, you only have to plug in your Ethernet cable, and you should be automatically connected on the MiNET wired network. Take note that the authentication can take a few seconds. Sometimes, rebooting your pc is necessary.


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