Windows 95 VPN Configuration
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Table of Contents:
VPN User Information Sheet
Dial-Up Networking 1.2 or higher - this can be obtained from:
128-bit encryption patch
For Windows 95: http://www.real-time.com/downloads/win95/w95_DUN13_128.exe
Note: when downloading these files you will be asked where to save it. We recommend saving it in C:\Temp.
Depending on the web browser you are using, when the file is done downloading the browser my run the .exe
file automatically. If it doesn't, go to C:\Temp to run the .exe file.
Internet Connection (you will need to be connected to the Internet before establishing your VPN connection)
Installing Dial-Up Networking
(Skip to Configuring PPTP Connection If you already have Dial-Up Networking 1.3 or higher already
Double-click msdun13.exe to begin installation of Dial-Up Networking 1.3
Click Yes to continue
Click Yes to continue
You should see the Microsoft Dial-UP Networking 1.3 screen as the files are being installed
Click Yes to restart your computer
To make sure your installation was successful, go to Start->Settings->Control Panel->Network.
You should see Dial-up Adapter (VPN Support) and a Microsoft Virtual Private Networking Adapter
Configuring PPTP Connection
Double-click on My Computer and double-click the Dial-Up Networking folder.
Double-click Make New Connection. (Note, if you do not see a Dial-Up Networking icon here, then
Dial-Up Networking is not installed. Refer to the instructions for installing Dial-Up Networking.)
Type in PPTP VPN Connection for the name of the connection. For the device, select Microsoft
VPN Adapter. (Note: if you do not see Microsoft VPN Adapter in the list, then the correct version
of Dial-Up Networking is not installed. Refer to Installing Dial-Up Networking.
Fill in the Name or IP address of the VPN or PPTP server you are connecting to. You will
find this on your VPN Information Sheet. Click Next.
Now you should see the connection you just made in the Dial-Up Networking Folder. Right-click
the connection and select Properties.
Select the Server Types tab and check the following options: Log on to network,
Enable software compression, Require encrypted password and Require data encryption.
Also, place a check next to TCP/IP. Now click the TCP/IP Settings button.
Check Server assigned IP address and Server assigned name server addresses. Click
You must be connected to the Internet before trying to establish your PPTP VPN Connection. If you
are not, the VPN connection will not work.
Double-click the PPTP VPN Connection icon you just made above. You should see the Dial-Up
Enter in your Username and Password - this should be your VPN username and password,
which you should get from your VPN Information Sheet. The VPN Server should be filled in from when
you setup the connection - verify that it's correct. You can choose to check the Save Password box if
you wish. Click Connect.
You should see the Connecting to PPTP VPN Connection screen.
Fill in your Username, Password, and Domain for the network you are connecting
too. These should be the same as you use when you're in the office. If you don't know what to fill in,
refer to your system administrator.
After you successfully connect, you will see the Connection Established screen. Click Close.
Now you should be able to browse the network as if you were at the office. If you use mapped or shared
drives, you may need to map them again.
VPN for Windows should now be successfully setup on your computer to securely access a remote network.
If you still have problems connecting to Real Time after
carefully following these directions, please call (952) 943-8700
and we will be happy to help you.
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