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Connecting to the PPTP VPN on windows 8.1 Print
Written by thyme   
Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Windows 8.1 PPTP Setup

From the Start Menu, search for network and sharing.

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Choose "Set up a new connection or network".

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Choose "Connect to a workplace".

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Choose "Use my Internet connection (VPN)"

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Enter in the internet address and destination name:

The address is: 131.252.212.14
Destination name could be anything you can remember the VPN by. We recommend PSU CECS VPN or something of the same.

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Afterwards, open the start menu, and search view network. Click view network connections.

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Right click on the VPN connection you just created, and choose properties.

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 Click the Security tab, and select "Allow these protocols" and then only check "MS-CHAP v2" and no other boxes.

Close all the opened menus, and then connect to the VPN from the Networks bar on the right using your CECS credentials.

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