How to connect to VPN in Windows 10

Connect to a VPN in Windows 10:

1. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Network & Internet > VPN > Add a VPN connection.

2. In Add a VPN connection, do the following:
o For VPN provider, choose Windows (built-in).
o In the Connection name box, type HostikaVPN for the VPN connection profile.
This is the VPN connection name to look for when you go to connect.
o In the Server name or address box, type the address
o For VPN type, choose Point to Point Tunneling protocol (PPTP).
For Type of sign-in info, choose User name and password to use.
o Enter User name and Password.

3. Select Save.

4. If you need to edit the VPN connection info or specify additional settings, such as
the proxy settings to use for the VPN connection, select the VPN connection > Advanced options.

Configure adapter options

After you have a VPN profile, you must change VPN adapter options.
1. Go to Related settings tab and select Change adapter options.
2. Right click HostikaVPN WAN Miniport (PPTP) > Properties > Security tab.
3. Select Allow these protocols. Check only one – Microsoft CHAP Version 2 (MS-CHAP v2). Rest protocols must be unchecked.
4. Select Networking tab > Internet protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) > Properties > Advanced. Uncheck Use default gateway on remote network under IP Settings tab.
5. Select OK.

Connect to a VPN

After you have a VPN profile, you’re ready to connect.
1. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Network & Internet > VPN.
2. Select the VPN connection you want to use > Connect.
3. If prompted, enter your user name and password.
When you’re connected, the VPN connection name will say Connected underneath.

To quickly check and see if you’re connect to the VPN while you’re doing things on your
PC, select the Network icon on the far right of the taskbar, then see if the VPN
connection says Connected underneath it.
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