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Windows 7: Automatic VPN on start

22 Mar 2009   #1

Windows Vista SP2 RC1 x86\Windows 7 build 7057 x64
Automatic VPN on start

Hi everybody, can u tell me, how to do an automatic VPN connect on start of the system? I tried to do a bat file and a simple label of connection but it does not work =\

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22 Mar 2009   #2


What VPN client are you using?
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22 Mar 2009   #3

Windows Vista SP2 RC1 x86\Windows 7 build 7057 x64

Whithout any client. Just standart Windows VPN Connection.
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22 Mar 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ulti. x64

hey did you try the tutorial for vpn here in SevenForums?
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22 Mar 2009   #5

Windows Vista SP2 RC1 x86\Windows 7 build 7057 x64

Where is it O_O
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22 Mar 2009   #6

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit

You can right-click the connection and create a shortcut of this connection, which will be placed on the desktop.

Then you can place the shortcut in the startup folder of the start menu..

Hope it helps
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22 Mar 2009   #7

Windows Vista SP2 RC1 x86\Windows 7 build 7057 x64

I toled that it does not work =\ I don't know why. (and yes I disable to show connection and to ask a sertificate)
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25 Mar 2009   #8


copy link to

C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\startup
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11 Sep 2011   #9

Windows 7 Enterprise x64

You may also find this app very usefull for VPN purpose
UGD Software - Products - VPN Watcher
it stops/pauses selected applications when your vpn connection is down for some reason
works on all Win7/Vista versions

this worked for me with poker software
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02 Feb 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

ok - i'm picking up an old thread, but:

how to make win7 automatically connect to a VPN with a trigger being NOT system startup, but internet connection having been established.

i have to work on a location where wifi is intermittent and non-VPN connection useless. so every time when wifi drops and comes back it's a bit of a pain to have to restart the VPN as well.

alas - can "internet connection" be a scheduler trigger?
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