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While away from home I would like to route all my internet traffic through my home connection for privacy plus some other benefits.

Is it possible to set up a VPN Server on Windows 7 which shares its internet connection with any connected VPN clients? If not, can I route all my traffic through my home connection in another way without having to purchase new hardware?

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Worked it out. It came down to the set up of the VPN Client.

Follow the instructions from the Youtube video How To Setup VPN on Windows 7 as Home Solution

In the Networking tab on the VPN Client setup, make sure to uncheck IPv6 (this seemed to be the one change that made this work):

VPN Client Network Properties

Speed result

Not blazingly fast but for private browsing and even games it works a treat.

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Thanks. This works with a windows 2008 server also. You also need to make sure the setting "Use default gateway on remote network" is checked. –  Chris Kooken Jul 23 '12 at 14:20
    
@Simon Hartcher , Thanks for posting the solution, my question is as yours and I am trying the same solution, I can access lan but not the internet any ideas what other changes you made ? by the way my question is posted here superuser.com/questions/570600/… –  Ahmed Mar 25 '13 at 2:48

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