Installing Ace PPTP VPN on Microsoft Windows 7

The following is a step-by-step guide of how to setup Ace VPN connection using the Point to Point Tunneling protocol (PPTP) on Microsoft Windows 7. The instructions would work on Windows Vista and Windows XP however the screen shots might look little different.

Installation instructions

Start - Ace PPTP VPN - Control Panel View network status and tasks

Step 1 - Ace PPTP VPN - Network and Sharing center

Step 2 - Ace PPTP VPN - Setup a Connection or Network

Step 3 - Ace PPTP VPN - Connect to a workplace - Use my Internet connection

Step 4 - Ace PPTP VPN - Type the Internet address

Step 5 - Ace PPTP VPN - Type username and password

Step 6 - Ace PPTP VPN - Establish Ace VPN connection

Step 7 - Ace PPTP VPN - Connected

Go to Ace VPN homepage to confirm you have the new IP address.

Troubleshooting

Go to Ace VPN connection properties you just created and make sure following settings are set.

Step 1 - Ace PPTP VPN - Security Properties Troubleshooting

Step 2 - Ace PPTP VPN - PPP Settings Troubleshooting

Connect Automatically on Windows boot

Please follow the guide Auto Start on Windows boot.