Windows 8 PPTP VPN Setup

Windows 8 setup guide

Step 01.

Open the Windows Search Bar by hitting the Windows key and the letter ‘q’. Inside of the search box, type in ‘Control Panel’.

Step 02.

The Control Panel icon should appear to the left. Click to open the Control Panel.

Step 03.

Open ‘Network and Internet’.

Step 04.

Open the ‘Network and Sharing Center’.

Step 05.

Choose ‘Set up a new connection or network’.

Step 06.

Choose ‘Connect to a workplace’, and click the Next button at the bottom.

Step 07.

If you have another connection already present, you’ll be asked if you want to use a connection that you already have. Choose the radio button that says ‘No, create a new connection’ and click the Next button at the bottom.

Step 08.

Choose ‘Use my Internet connection (VPN)’.

Step 09.

For Destination name, please choose a name that you will recognize for the connection. For Internet address, field, fill in the server IP from our Dynamic VPN and Chines list or Mini Dynamic (dedicated VPN check our mail to you) according to your purchased package that you would like to connect.

Do *not* put a checkmark next to ‘Use a smart card’. It is optional to put a checkmark next to ‘Remember my credentials’ and ‘Allow other people to use this connection.’ Click the Create button at the bottom.

Step 10.

The VPN connection will show in a list to the right.

Step 11.

Right-click on the VPN connection you just made and choose ‘View connection properties’.

Step 12.

Click on the Security Tab. Under the heading ‘Type of VPN:’ choose ‘Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)’. On the same page, click the radio button next to ‘Allow these protocols’. Place a checkmark next to ‘Microsoft CHAP Version 2 (MS-CHAP v2)’.

Step 13.

Click on the Networking Tab. Remove checkmarks from everything except ‘Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)’. Click the OK button at the bottom. You can now have peace of mind that your online activities are secured from prying eyes.