How to set up VPNPower for Windows 7

This tutorial guide will walk you through the steps to manually set up a VPNPower VPN for Windows 7.


Find your VPNPower account credentials

In order to use VPNPower with Windows 7 you will need to set up a new VPN connection. To set up a VPN connection, you will need a server address and your user name and password. This section of the tutorial will show you how to find all of this information.

Open the Welcome Email you received when you signed up for VPNPower.

Need help?  Contact the VPNPower support team for assistance.


Add a new VPN connection

To add a new VPN connection, Right click the Network icon and then click Open Network and Sharing Center.

Next, click Set up a new connection or network.

Next, click Connect to a workplace and click Next.

Click Use my Internet connection (VPN).

 

The VPN settings are straightforward to fill in.

  1. Internet address: choose the VPN server to connect to from the following list:australia-sydney.vpnpower.net
    france-paris.vpnpower.net
    germany-frankfurt.vpnpower.net
    japan-tokyo.vpnpower.net
    netherlands-amsterdam.vpnpower.net
    singapore-singapore.vpnpower.net
    uk-london.vpnpower.net
    usa-chicago.vpnpower.net
    usa-losangeles.vpnpower.net
    usa-newyork.vpnpower.net
  2. Destination Name: we recommend using the format of <City> VPNPower format.
  3. Click Next.

Fill in the information from your Welcome Email.

  • Username: put the username (your email address) from your Welcome Email.
  • Password: put the password from your Welcome Email.
  • Remember this password: Checked
  • Click Connect

Need help?  Contact the VPNPower support team for assistance.


Connect to a VPN server

Before you connect you can go to http://www.whatismyip.com to check your current IP.

To disconnect from the VPN server, left click on the Network icon.  Right click on the VPN and click Connect. In a few moments it will say Connected.

You can go to http://www.whatismyip.com to see that your IP has changed to the country you connected to.

Need help?  Contact the VPNPower support team for assistance.


Disconnect from a VPN server

To disconnect from the VPN server, left click on the Network icon.  Right click on the VPN and click Disconnect.

Need help?  Contact the VPNPower support team for assistance.