Windows 8

Automatic configuration

  1. Download this ZIP archive (sha256 checksum: 7a365024bd6f28f463a1054d46c92dff168f40e3bfa341570d80cd878a8fa0b7)
  2. Extract the zip archive with a right click and “extract all”.
  3. Important: The script has to be located in a folder named rommelwood-network-setup. If it is named rommelwood-network-setup(1) or similar please rename the folder to \rommelwood-network-setup.
  4. Execute rommelwood-network-setup.bat with administrative privileges. (right-click -> Execute as Administrator)
  5. Read the given hints and accept them by pressing any key
  6. Enter your rommel useracount data (if you never connected to our network)
  7. Success :-)

Insert credentials:

If the automated configuration didn't work, you can just follow the manual instructions.

Manual installation:

Step 1:

1. Press the Windows-Button + C. Then click on "Search" on the right!


2. Enter "services.msc" and press Return.

3. Search for "Wired AutoConfig" and then right-click on "Properties".

4.Set "Startup type" to "Autommatic" and click on "Start"!

5. Click "OK" in order to close the window.


Step 2:

1. Press Windows-Button + C and search for "Network Connection"-> "Right-click on your network card (NOT WIFI! NOT 1394! NOT VMWARE!) and click on "Properties"!

2. Open "Authentication"! Select "Settings".

3. Active the Certificate "DST Root CA X3 "and click on "Configure..."!

4. REMOVE the tag! Close the window with "OK".

5. Close the window with "OK"!

6. Click on "Additional Settings"!

(For Windows Vista Users: Steps 6,7 and 8 not possible/can be skipped.)

7. Set everything like in the picture below:

8. Close with "OK".

9. Now you should get a notification, that windows needs your username and password. Click on it! If you can not see this message, try to dis- and enable your network card. Also try to plugin your network cable once again. A restart of your windows can help, too.


10. Enter your username and password! Now the internet should work.

Step 3:

Everything should work now until you reinstall your windows. If it does not work, please check the settings you just did. Then you can contact a network administrator.