Setup PPTP on Windows 8

Setup PPTP on Windows 8

1. Right click on "Network Connections" icon at the bottom right of your screen. The icon could be like a computer screen or in the shape of wireless signals. Now click on "Open Network and Sharing Center".
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2. Click on  Select "Setup a new connection or network".
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3. Select "Connect to a work place" and click "Next". and click "Next".
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4. Click on "Use my Internet connection (VPN)".
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5. Follow this:
  • Enter a PPTP server address in "Internet address". I entered Netherlands server address here as an example. Click here to get the complete server list
  • Enter "Destination Name" as per your choice such as 'OneVPN PPTP'
  • Check "Remember my credentials" and "Allow other people to use this connection".
  • Click "Create".

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6. Now in the Network and Sharing Center, click on "Change adapter settings".
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7. Right click on OneVPN PPTP connection and click "Properties".
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8. Go to 'Security' tab and do the following.
  • Select "Point to Point Tunneling protocol (PPTP) in 'Type of VPN'
  • In 'Data Encryption' select "Optional encryption (connect even if no encryption)"
  • Select "Allow these protocols" and then check "Microsoft CHAP Version 2 (MS-CHAP v2)"

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9. 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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10. Double click on OneVPN PPTP connection.
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11. It will appear in Network applet window. Click on OneVPN PPTP and then click "Connect".
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12. Enter your username and password provided by OneVPN and click "OK".
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13. It will show "Connected" in a short while and you are done.
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How to Disconnect


To disconnect, just click on OneVPN PPTP connection in Network Applet window and click "Disconnect".
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How to Change Server


1. First disconnect from VPN as mentioned in 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. Now double click on OneVPN PPTP connection and once it appears in Network applet window, click on it and then click "Connect".
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