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Windows 7: help me with setting up VPN to home network from anywhere

27 Oct 2010   #11
Zeplash

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

O' Never checked it out like that but i know i've used it for remote support helping over a phone...It works well..


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27 Oct 2010   #12
Zeplash

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Did you get to help that guy yesterday.
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27 Oct 2010   #13
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zeplash View Post
O' Never checked it out like that but i know i've used it for remote support helping over a phone...It works well..

That it does
Its actually what I am using to perform updates around my country with as I type this :P
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27 Oct 2010   #14
Zeplash

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Cool stuff
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27 Oct 2010   #15
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

I have been working with him.. he went AFK so im not sure what happened to him.
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27 Oct 2010   #16
beidog

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for the help,
The Windows build-in VPN still not working, I already used port forwarding such as 69.XX.XXX.XXX:55555 for my IP address(I already configured in the router and firewall), but still no luck!
I am trying to use my laptop@company's DSL VPN to my home DSL network.
However, the Teamviewer works perfect. Is this secure enough, since it's using UDP?
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27 Oct 2010   #17
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

I figure since I posted the link to Team Viewer I should reply. Team viewer is plenty secure enough yes.

Not sure about the Win 7 VPN problem but it usually has to do with the routers firewall.

Important: Configure your firewall to allow access to TCP port 1723 to allow incoming Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) connection for VPN.

Router Configuration: Enable PPTP and Generic Route Encapsulation (GRE) on the Router.
Depending on the type of router, you need to either enable PPTP or create a port forward to port 1723. If you’re router has an additional setting for PPTP or VPN, make sure it’s enabled. It’s usually called a “pass-through” setting (i.e. PPTP pass-through or VPN pass-through)
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27 Oct 2010   #18
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Your router may not have VPN pass through enabled.
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27 Oct 2010   #19
beidog

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Here is my setup:
Router:
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help me with setting up VPN to home network from anywhere-forward.png

Windows Firewall:
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I choose port 55555 as my forwarding port.
anything wrong?


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27 Oct 2010   #20
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Add port 1723 to forward to your desktop
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