PPTP Windows Vista

Windows Vista PPTP Manual Installation

How to setup PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista?

1Go to the "Start" and then click "Control Panel".
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 1
2Click on "View network status and tasks".
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 2
3Click on "Set up a new connection or Network".
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 3
4Click on "Connect to a workplace" then click "Next".
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 4
5Click on "Use my Internet connection (VPN)".
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 5
6In the "Internet Address" write for example: ustx.rapidvpn.net. And in the "Destination name" write: RapidVPN. Make sure that the checkbox labeled "Don't connect now; just set it up so I can connect later" is checked.
Note: To see your server IP address, login here with your username and password (Select "Configurations" from above-right)
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 6
7Enter your username and password and click the "Create" button.
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 7
8Click on "Close" button.
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 8
9Click on "Change adapter settings" again (See step 1-3)
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 9
10Right-click on the "RapidVPN" connection and choose "Properties" from the menu.
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 10
11Select "Options" and make sure the checkbox labeled "Include Windows logon domain" is unchecked. Then click the "PPP Settings" button.
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 11
12In the "PPP Settings" dialog box, make sure the settings look like the ones in the picture below, then click the "OK".
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 12
13Go to the "Security" tab and make sure the security tab has the same settings as here. Then click on "OK" button.
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 13
14In the next window click "OK"
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15Click on "Change adapter settings" again (See step 1-3)
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16Right-click on the "RapidVPN" connection and choose "Connect" from the menu.
PPTP VPN connection on Windows Vista - Step 16

You can see your RapidVPN connection by the following steps:
- Open Start and type "ncpa.cpl" in the search box.
OR:
- Go to the "Control Panel" and type "view network connections" in search box.