How to setup PPTP VPN on Windows Vista

For our instructions and tutorial, we are using the VPN services from Kovurt.com. You can use any service you like, but we prefer Kovurt.

1) From the Start button, select “Connect To.”

2) Windows Vista 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) If prompted for “Do you want to use a connection that you already have?”, select “No, create a new connection” and click “Next.”

6) Input the Internet Address and Connection name:
Internet Address: [we emailed you a list of server addresses]
Destination Name: KOVURT VPN

Click “Next.”

7) Input the username and password:
User Name: [Kovurt emailed you the Kovurt VPN Username]
Password: [Kovurt emailed you the Kovurt VPN Password]

8) Click the Create or Next button

9) Click the Close button

10) To connect, click on “Start,” then “Connect to.” Then select the KOVURT VPN connection in the window and click “Connect.”

How to setup OpenVPN on Windows XP

For our instructions and tutorial, we are using the VPN services from Kovurt.com. You can use any service you like, but we prefer Kovurt.

If you would like to use the more stable OpenVPN protocol, you will need to first download Kovurt’s special OpenVPN software. Please click this link, register, and download the software.

Follow the instructions in the download to install the software. Installations should take you about 30 seconds and is very easy.

After you registered, we emailed you some brief instructions and they contained your VPN Username and VPN Password like this:

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Your VPN Username: username
Your VPN Password: password
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Please use the VPN Username and VPN Password to connect to the Kovurt VPN network. Once you are connected, you will have a greater level of privacy and security.

Troubleshooting: When you installed the software, did it give you an error that says “Failed” when you tried to add the configuration files to your computer? If so, please follow these easy steps to fix that:
1) Download the “Configurations” zip file from Kovurt’s support area.
2) Unzip this and add all the contents to your C:OpenVPNconfig folder.
3) Now you can connect to Kovurt easily.

How to setup PPTP VPN on Windows XP

For our instructions and tutorial, we are using the VPN services from Kovurt.com. You can use any service you like, but we prefer Kovurt.

After you confirmed your Kovurt subscription, we sent you an email. Inside that email you should see something like the following:

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Your VPN Username: username
Your VPN Password: password
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The good news is that you do not need to install any more software. Everything you need is already on your Windows XP computer. Follow the easy steps below to start using PPTP on your Kovurt VPN on your Windows XP computer:

 

1) Click “Create New Connection” in the the “Network Connections” window. After the small window pops up, click “Next” to continue.
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2) Then choose “Connect to the Network at my Workplace”. Click “Next” to continue.
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3) Now you should choose “Virtual Private Network connection”. Click “Next” to continue.
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4) You will first see a quick screen (not shown here) that tells you to give a name to your connection. You can type “Kovurt”. Then you will be asked to ener a “Host name or IP address”, and you should type the “Server address” or “IP address” that we sent to you.
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5) Congratulations, now you are finished! You can place a shortcut on your desktop. When you click that shortcut, you will be asked to provide your Username and Password — we sent those to you after you registered on our site. Then, click “Connect” and you are now using Kovurt!
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VPN Instructions for How to Install Your VPN on All Devices

We want to cover as many different configurations as possible on this site for different types of VPN configurations. Whether you use L2TP, PPTP, OpenVPN, SSTP, or even SOCKS, we want to make sure you have the details you need to stay private and anonymous.

Most of the instructions we provide will come from Kovurt VPN, which provides us some information and also helps support this site via its affiliate program. Help support us by supporting Kovurt.

If you have different types of configurations or thoughts, please leave us comments and we will try to cover as many ideas on this site for staying secure.