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Windows 7: Can't set up a new VPN connection in Win 7

12 May 2010   #1
SenecaUser

Windows 7
 
 
Can't set up a new VPN connection in Win 7

Hi all,

On my computer at work I have an internet connection that works perfectly. I want to add an outgoing VPN connection.

Whenever I click on "Setup a new connection or network" or "Connect to a network" under Network and Sharing, nothing happens.

Is it possible that some necessary service is turned off? I built the machine myself and installed all the software on it so it's not a question of anything being "locked down" by IT.

Thanks for any help you can provide with this!


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12 May 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SenecaUser View Post
Hi all,

On my computer at work I have an internet connection that works perfectly. I want to add an outgoing VPN connection.

Whenever I click on "Setup a new connection or network" or "Connect to a network" under Network and Sharing, nothing happens.

Is it possible that some necessary service is turned off? I built the machine myself and installed all the software on it so it's not a question of anything being "locked down" by IT.

Thanks for any help you can provide with this!
Generally speaking it isnt a good idea to duoble post. It split the help and makes it a lot more difficult to follow. Just a FYI


ken
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12 May 2010   #3
SenecaUser

Windows 7
 
 

Yes, I know. Thank you.

This was my first post and I mistakenly posted in the wrong forum. I tried to delete the post but I couldn't find a way to do that.

I'll be more careful in the future.
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12 May 2010   #4
SenecaUser

Windows 7
 
 

This problem was addressed and fixed, under the same heading, in the Network and Sharing section.
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