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Creating a VPN connection

"Open Network and Sharing Center" from "Control Panel", or from "Network Connections" in the taskbar.

Click "Set up a new connection or network".

Select "Connect to Workplace".

To the question "Do you want to use the connection that you already have ?" Check "No, create a new connection".

To the question "How do you want to connect?" Check "Use my Internet connection (VPN)".

Enter the connection details in "Internet address" (there are several servers around the world):

Israeli Server:

UK Server:

USA Server:

Check "Don't connect now; just set it up so I can connect later".

Enter the username and password you received from the system, and mark "Remember this password".

In the window that opens now, "The connection ready to use", click "Close".

Setting up the VPN connection

Go to "Network Connections" on the taskbar, right-click on the VPN connection you created and select "Properties".

Go to the "Security" tab and check:

  • "Type of VPN": as -PPTP (Point to Point Tunneling Protocol) or L2TP/IPsec.
  • "Data encryption": optional encryption (connect even if no encryption).
  • Check "Allow these protocols".
  • Check "Unencryped password (PAP)".
  • Check "Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol ֹׁ(CHAP)".
  • Check "Microsoft CHAP version 2 (MS-CHAP v2)".

Then click "yes".

A message like the following wil apear:

"The protocols you have selected include PAP and/or CHAP. If one of these is negotiated, data encryption will not occur. Do you want to keep these settings ?"

Click "yes".


Connect to the VPN you have configured by selecting it in "Network Connections".

In the window that opens, the user name and password should appear, mark "Save this username and password for the following users" and select "Only for me".

You will be connected and authenticated against the VPN server, and then the connection should work.

Download a guide with screenshots in Hebrew:
מדריך להגדרת VPN בווינדוס 7 - צילומי מסך.

Download a guide with screenshots in English:
Settings for VPN on Win 7.pdf - Screenshots.