Installing personalVPN-PPTP on Windows 7

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Note: The username/password you selected are case sensitive and need to be entered exactly as entered during registration: username@witopia (with no .net or .com on the end).

  1. From the Start button, select "Connect To."
  2. Windows Start menu
    • Select "Set up a connection or network."
  3. Creating a new VPN connection
    • Select "Connect to a workplace" and click "Next."
  4. Choosing a connection option
    • Select "Use my Internet Connection (VPN)."
  5. Choosing how to connect
    NOTE: If prompted for "Do you want to use a connection that you already have?", select "No, create a new connection" and click "Next."
  6. Inputting the Internet Address and Connection name
    • Internet Address: CLICK HERE FOR OPTIONS
    • Destination Name: WiTopia PPTP (or whatever you like, really)
    • Click "Next."
  7. Inputting the username and password
    • User Name: "your witopia username"@witopia EXAMPLE: billgates@witopia PLEASE DO NOT FORGET THE @witopia at the end (no .net or com at the end)
    • Password: your WiTopia password
  8. That's pretty much it...two more clicks!
    • Click the Create or Next button
    • Click the Close button

TO CONNECT THEREAFTER AND TO SWITCH SERVERS:

  1. Click on "Start," then "Connect to."
  2. Select the VPN connection in the window and click "Connect."
  3. If you do not have a "Connect to" option when you click Start:

go to Start > Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center Then "Connect to a network". You should have your PPTP account listed there. Please click on that PPTP account and click connect. Make sure you manually input the server you want to connect to :)

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