Windows 8 PPTP VPN Setup

1.) Click on the ‘Start’ button then go to ‘Apps’ and look for ‘Control Panel’.

2.) Once inside the Control Panel, click on the ‘Network and Sharing Center’.

3.) Click on ‘Setup a new connection or network’.

4.) Then choose ‘Connect to a workplace’.

5.) NOTE: If you have previously configured any other custom connections in the ‘Network and Sharing Center’, this option may appear if but If you do not see this panel, please move on to the next step. Otherwise, select the radio button labeled ‘No, create a new connection’, and continue forward with the ‘Next’ button on the bottom as before.

6.) Click on ‘Use my internet connection or VPN’.

7.) Then enter the CheapestVPN server information on the ‘Internet Address’ field as for ‘destination name’ field you may enter whatever you wish. Click ‘Next’.

8.) Enter the Username and Password that you have set up during sign up. Remember to tick the option ‘Remember this Password’ in case you have forgotten your login details. Do not fill the ‘Domain’ field. Click the ‘Create’ button in the lower-right corner to continue.

9.) Then click on the ‘Close’ button.

10.) Then go back to ‘Network and Sharing Center’ again and click ‘Change Adapter Settings’.

11.) Click on the connection you made earlier then right-click and go to ‘Properties’ to continue.

12.) Click the drop-down box labeled ‘Type of VPN‘, and hover to the ‘Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)’ selection. Check under the ‘Allow these protocols’ radio button and confirm that only the ‘CHAP’, and ‘MS-CHAP v2′ items are checked off.

13.) Confirm the host IP from cheapestvpn information email, and continue on to the ‘Security’ tab, clicking on corresponding tab indicator at the top of the panel.

14.)To test your settings and login credentials go to ‘Notification Area’ and find the connection made earlier and click the ‘Connect’ button.

15.) Make sure to check your username, click ‘Connect’ and after 30 seconds you may check the connectivity status by opening the ‘Notification Area’ in your taskbar.

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