I've been searching around for hours on this and I'm stumped. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I have an iPad 2 and a Win7 desktop at my office. I have a Windows 8 desktop at home. I've created an incoming connection on the Win8 box, set it up to assign IP addresses in a particular range, and set up port forwarding on my home router. I'm using PPTP and IPv4.
I can successfully connect to the VPN from the iPad and office desktop but I can't access the internet. I understand that on the desktop I could uncheck the option to use the remote default gateway, thus allowing split tunneling -- using my office internet connection for web surfing and my VPN connection for accessing the home computer.
The problem is I don't want to do that. I want the internet traffic routed through my home connection. The goal is that when I'm out of the office I can have an encrypted internet connection. I've lots of stuff about routing tables and what not but I'm out of my depth here. I know what I'm trying to do is possible b/c I've used a private VPN service for this so that my wife could watch BBC iTV from the States by using a UK vpn. But I have no idea if it's something I can set up on my own machine or if there is more gear / software needed.