How to Set up the SSTP VPN connection on Windows 7

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How to Set up the SSTP VPN connection on Windows 7

This step-by-step tutorial shows how to setup a SSTP connection on Windows 7 and start using widevpn servers.

Step 1. Click on the Start button and select Control Panel.

Step 2. Select Control PaneHome if control panel is set to Classic View.

Step 3.
 Select Network and Internet.


Step 4. Select Network Internet.


Step 5.
 Select Set up a new connection or network. 

Step 6. Select Connect to a workplace and click Next:

    • If you are asked to connect to an existing network, select No.


Step 7. Fill in the Internet address field the server's name or IP address to which you want to connect and the Destination name field with widevpn. Select Don't connect now and then press Next. TheInternet address will be different, depending on the package you own. To check all the available servers, please login member aera



Step 8.
 Now you fill in your username (Email address)and password (VPN Password)


Step 9.
 Now press Connect Now.


    • A Set Network Location window may appear. Click Public location.


Step 10. Right clickon the VPN connection (control panel - network-sharing center - Change adapter settings), select Properties and Security tab.

    • At Type of VPN select SSTP

    • At Data encryption select Maxmimum strenght encryption encryption (disconnect if server declines).

    • Check the CHAP and MS-CHAP v2 boxes.



Step 11.
 On the Security tab, change the Type of VPN option to "Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)".Make sure the "Microsoft CHAP Version 2 (MS-CHAP v2)" option is selected and the the other options are not selected.

Step 12.
 The connection is ready to use. 

To connect/disconnect the VPN connection right click on the connection icon (viewable at Change adapter settings) and select connect/disconnect.