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Setup and configure PPTP VPN on Windows 8

1. Click "Open Network and Sharing Center" from Network-icon context menu:
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 1.


2. Select "Set up a new connection or network":
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 2.


3. Select "Connect to a workplace" and click "Next":
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 3.


4. Select "Use my Internet connection (VPN)":
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 4.


5. In the field "Internet address" enter given ip-address of your VPN server and click "Create":
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 5.


6. At this stage, a newly created VPN-connection is ready, but network adapter is not yet configured. Do not connect now, please click "Change adapter settings" in "Network and Sharing Center":
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 6.


7. In context menu of a newly created VPN Connection please click "Properties":
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 7.


8. Once again check the given ip-address of your VPN-server on "General" tab:
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 8.


9. Go to "Security" tab. Set Type of VPN as "Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)" and Data encryption as "Require encryption (disconnect if server declines)". Then check "Microsoft CHAP version 2 (MS-CHAP v2)" checkbox and click "ОК":
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 9.


10.Now everything is ready. You can connect to VPN server. To get connected please click "Connect/Disconnect" menu item in context menu of a newly created VPN Connection:
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 10.


11. In the panel "Networks" that opens please click the button "Connect" of the newly created VPN Connection:
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 11.


12. Enter given VPN user name (e-mail address) and VPN password and click "OK":
Configure VPN PPTP in Windows 8. Step 12.


From now, after VPN Connection has already been created, it can be turned on/off from "Networks" panel that can be displayed by clicking on"Network" icon:
VPN turning ON/OFF in Windows 8.