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Setup PPTP VPN on Windows 7

You can watch the video tutorial here:


 

Here is how to setup “OneVPN” PPTP protocol on windows 7:

1. Right click on Lan / Wi-Fi icon.

 

2. Click “Open Network and Sharing Center”.

 

3. Click on “Set up a new connection or network”.

 

4. Select  “Connect to a workplace” and click “Next”.

 

5. Select “Use my Internet connection (VPN)”.

 

6. Do the following

  • Insert your desired server address as I entered German server address here. You can get the complete list of PPTP servers from here
  • Insert destination name as per your choice such as “OneVPN PPTP”.
  • Check “Allow other people to use this connection”.
  • Check “Don’t connect now, just set it up so I can connect later” and click “Next”.


 

7. Enter your username and Password as provided by OneVPN. Check “Remember this password” and select “Create”.

 

8. Click on “Close”.

 

9. Now click on your LAN/ WiFi icon and click “Open Network and Sharing Center”.

 

10. Click on “Change adapter settings”.

 

11. Right click on newly created OneVPN connection and select “Properties”

 

12. Go to the Security tab and in ‘Type of VPN’ select “Point to Point Tunneling protocol (PPTP)” while select ‘Data encryption’ as “Optional Encryption (connect even if no encryption)”.

 

13. Go to Networking tab and uncheck “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and “File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks” and click “OK”.

 

14. Right click on VPN connection and select “Connect” or simply double click on it.

 

15. Follow this:

  • Enter your username and password as provided by OneVPN.
  • Check “Save this username and password for the following users”
  • Click on “Connect”


 

16. OneVPN PPTP will connect shortly and its done.
 

How to Disconnect

To disconnect, just right click on OneVPN PPTP connection and click “Disconnect”.

 

How to Change Server

1. First disconnect from VPN as mentioned in the above heading.
 

2. Right click OneVPN PPTP connection and open “Properties”.

 

3. Remove the previously written server address, write your desired one and click “OK”.

 

4. Right click on OneVPN PPTP connection and select “Connect” or simply double click on it. You will be connected to your desired server shortly.

 

 
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