Setting Up Virtual Private Networking (VPN) Connection Under Windows

Setting Up Virtual Private Networking (VPN) Connection Under Windows
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  • Step 1

    Click the Start Menu then click Control Panel. Double-click the Network Connections icon. The Network Connections window will open.
    In the Network Tasks side panel Click the Create a new connection icon. If the side panel is not shown, double-click the New Connection Wizard icon.
    The Network Connection Wizard will open.

    Step 2

    Under the Network Connection Type section, select Connect to the network at my workplace option. Click Next to continue.

    Step 3

    Under the Network Connection section, select Virtual Private Networking connection. Click Next to continue.

    Step 4

    Under the Connection Name section, enter the name you like to use for your connection. Click Next to continue.

    Step 5

    Under the VPN Server Selection section, enter the Host Name or IP Address of the computer to which you are connecting.
    If you are not sure what to enter, please consult your Administrator. Click Next to continue.

    Step 6

    Click Finish to exit the wizard. You may also check the Add shortcut to desktop checkbox.

    Step 7

    To open your new VPN Connection, double-click the VPN icon on your desktop with the name that you entered earlier.
    Enter the username and password. Click Connect to start the connection.

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