How to setup VPN on Windows 7

Open up network and sharing center from Control Panel, and choose Set up a new connection or network.

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There are two options in the Connect to a Workplace window. 99% of the time you just need to pick the first option, unless your company only allows you to dial in using a phone line.

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Type in the address in either domain name or IP address, and name the connection in the destination name box. And click Next.

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You can leave all user login info blank if you feel safe that way in the next window. And clickCreateYou’re all set if you see the next window as below.

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To launch it, simply click the small network icon on the system tray at the bottom right corner, and pick the connection we just created from the popup list, and connect.

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Type in your user name and password, and you are on your way connecting your Windows 7 to your company network.

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