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How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Windows 7 (SSTP)

Jan 19, 2015
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NOTE
Starting June 15th, 2021, PureVPN will discontinue offering support for PPTP, L2TP, and SSTP protocols on the majority of VPN locations.

However, at the popular request of our users, we will continue to support the following locations for users to connect using PPTP, L2TP, and SSTP protocols:
Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • Windows Supported Device.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click here to buy)
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

  • Once logged in go to Account & Billing section.

  • On Account and Billing section click on drop-down icon

  • Click on Show/ Update VPN password

  • Note down your PureVPN username and click on Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.

How to connect PureVPN manually on Windows 7.
  • Right-click Lan/ Wifi icon from System tray and select Open Network and Sharing Center.

Right-click on "Lan / Wifi icon” from System tray and select "Open Network and Sharing Center"

  • Click Set up a new connection or network.

Click on "Set up a new connection or network"

  • Select Connect to a workplace and click Next.

Select "Connect to workplace" and click Next

  • Select Use my internet connection (VPN).

Select "Use my Internet connection (VPN)"

Insert the following info:

  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note.
  • Insert destination name as PureVPN SSTP.
  • Select Allow other people to use this connection.
  • Select Don’t connect now, just set it up so I can connect later and click Next.

Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note. Insert destination name as PureVPN SSTP or PureVPN US, UK, etc Select "Allow other people to use this connection" Select "Don't connect now, just set it up so I can connect later" and click "Next"  

  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
  • Mark check on Remember this password and hit Create.

  Insert Username & Password provided by PureVPN.( Important Note: Your email address is not your VPN login username. )     Tick "Remember this password" and hit "Create"

  • Click Close.

Click on "Close"

  • Click Change adapter settings.

Click on "Change adapter settings"

  • Right click newly created VPN connection and go to Properties.

Right click on newly created VPN connection and go to "Properties"

  • Click Security tab and select Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol.

Click on Security tab and select "Secure Socket Tunneling protocol (SSTP)"

  • Select desired encryption from Data encryption drop-down menu.
  • For streaming purpose select Optional encryption.

Select desired encryption from "Data encryption" drop down menu

  • Click Networking Tab.
  • Uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/ IPV6) and File and printer sharing for microsoft network then click OK.

   Click on "Networking" tab     Uncheck "Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)" and "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" then click "OK"

  • Right click VPN connection and click Connect or simply double click VPN connection.
  • Tick Save this username and password for the following users and select Me only or anyone who uses this computer.
  • Insert VPN password again.
  • Click Connect.

Tick "Save this username and password for the following users and select "Me only" or "Anyone who uses this computer" Insert password again provided by PureVPN Click on "Connect

  • VPN connection will be established after username and password verification.

VPN connection will be established after username and password verification

  • You are now connected.

You are connected now.

  • Select network type as Public.

Select "Network Type as Public"

  • Click Close.

Click on close and enjoy the Freedom!!!!!!!!!!

Having Trouble Connecting?
If you’re still unable to connect, then please check the most common errors and their solutions

Error 868
Solution

Error 800, 806, 807, 809
Solution

Error 720
Solution

Error 691
Solution

Error 647
Solution

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