How to setup VPN on Windows 8

Set up the PPTP VPN on Windows 8

This step-by-step tutorial shows how to setup a PPTP connection on Windows 8 and start using VPNMaster servers.

Step 1. Open Network Connections

Step 2.Open Network and Sharing Center from Control Panel. Then choose Set up a new connection or network.

Step 3. In the next window, choose: Connect to a workplace and click Next.

Step 4. In the next window, choose Use my Internet Connection (VPN).

Step 5. Under Internet address type the name or IP address of the VPNMaster server you want to connect to. Check the email you have received when you have paid for the VPNMaster account. You can also check the list of IP addresses under My Servers in the Client Area.

Step 6. Then enter VPNMaster VPN (PPTP) as the name of the connection in the Destination namebox (you can name it as you want). Then click Create.

Step 7. Click on the monitor icon on the bottom right-hand corner. 

Step 8. Right–click on the VPNMaster VPN (PPTP) connection, and choose Properties from the menu.

Step 9. Under Security Tab for Type of VPN select "Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)"and click OK.

Almost done, 

Step 10. Click again on the monitor icon on the bottom right-hand corner, find VPNMaster VPN (PPTP) connection and click connect.
Type your VPN username and password and click OK.

Done, your Windows 8 now should be connected to the VPN server via PPTP protocol.


If you have any problems connecting to the VPNMaster service please open a support ticket 
here.

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