manual pptp setup for windows 7

Setup PPTP On your Windows Computer

Windows 7 PPTP Setup

    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.”

  1. Choosing a connection option
    • Select “Use my Internet Connection (VPN).”

    1. Choosing how to connectNOTE: If prompted for “Do you want to use a connection that you already have?”, select “No, create a new connection” and click “Next.”
    2. Inputting the Internet Address and Connection name
      • Internet Address: CLICK HERE FOR OPTIONS

        PPTP Server Address Locations

        USA pptp VPN Gateways

        Canada pptp VPN Gateways

        Central/South America pptp VPN Gateways

        Europe pptp VPN Gateways

        Africa/Middle East pptp VPN Gateways

        Asia pptp VPN Gateways

        Oceania pptp VPN Gateways

      • Destination Name: WiTopia PPTP (or whatever you like, really)
      • Click “Next.”

    1. Inputting the username and password
      • User Name: Enter your VPN username

There are two formats for usernames and they are NOT interchangeable. Please see the “details” under your active services via the portal to see your correct username.

Format 1: username@witopia (notice that there is no .net at the end)
Format 2: W\ (the W \ must be present)

Password: your WiTopia password

  1. That’s pretty much it…two more clicks!
    • Click the Create or Next button
    • Click the Close button


  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 ?