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Is it possible to set up a VPN server on my windows 7 machine so I can use VPN on my ipad from other networks?

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From @Bilal Asif: There are two easy ways to set up VPN on IPad.To know more click on vpnranks.com/how-to-setup-vpn-on-ipad –  fixer1234 Feb 3 at 7:53

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You can setup a VPN server on windows 7:

Goto > Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections then >Change adapter settings.

Then file > click New Incoming Connection.

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Add or select the users to access your computer.(disregard the _vmware user account)

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How will people connect screen, check Through the Internet if this is only connection

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Select type of network software and click Allow access

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Finish

If you have issues, here is a youtube video from Derick Park

Port forward the VPN traffic for your broadband router/firewall (assuming your machine is behind one)

On your IPAD:

Tap Settings > General > Network > VPN > Add VPN Configuration. Then use the VPN settings for your device.

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I tried that, but the ipad wasnt connecting properly to it (on a local connection selecting pptp) Says "A connection could not be established to the PPP Server." Firewall is not on. –  Linuz Dec 23 '10 at 8:44

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