Setup PPTP VPN on Windows 7

Setup PPTP VPN on Windows 7

You can watch the video tutorial here:
https://youtu.be/jAbyVmZSh7s

Here is how to setup "OneVPN" PPTP protocol on windows 7:
1. Right click on Lan / Wi-Fi icon.
Lan

2. Click "Open Network and Sharing Center".
Open Network and Sharing Center

3. Click on "Set up a new connection or network".
Set up a new connection or network

4. Select  "Connect to a workplace" and click "Next".
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5. Select "Use my Internet connection (VPN)".
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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".

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7. Enter your username and Password as provided by OneVPN. Check "Remember this password" and select "Create".
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8. Click on "Close".
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9. Now click on your LAN/ WiFi icon and click "Open Network and Sharing Center".
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10. Click on "Change adapter settings".
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11. Right click on newly created OneVPN connection and select "Properties"
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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)".
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13. Go to Networking tab and uncheck "Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" and click "OK".
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14. Right click on VPN connection and select "Connect" or simply double click on it.
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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"

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16. OneVPN PPTP will connect shortly and its done.

How to Disconnect


To disconnect, just right click on OneVPN PPTP connection and click "Disconnect".
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How to Change Server


1. First disconnect from VPN as mentioned in the above heading.
2. Right click OneVPN PPTP connection and open "Properties".
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3. Remove the previously written server address, write your desired one and click "OK".
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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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