Install a VPN on Windows® 7 system
What are the various ways to fix the problems that occur while installing a VPN on Windows 7 system?
VPN stands for Virtual Private network. It connects a large number of computers to a Business Network using Internet. This network uses the encryption technology which includes the transformation of data into unreadable forms. So this method of Network transmission is safe and widely adopted by businesses. Using this type of Network connection enables you to manage and access web from anywhere. It is very easy to set up VPN on Windows 7 Operating System. Click the Start menu. Then open Control Panel. Take the option Network and Internet. Click it and go to Network and share center. Click it. You will get 'Setup a new connection or Network' option. Choose 'connect to a workplace and then click next. Then go to Use my Internet connection (VPN). Type the IP address and enter user name and password. Then click the option connect.
Problems that arise while installing VPN on Windows 7 Operating System and tip to solve it are given below:
- Error messages
- Enable the admin account
- Change network settings
Sometimes the user notice error messages like “Installation is forbidden by system policy. Contact your system administrator”. To solve the problem, perform the following steps. If you have installed any security program, disable it first. Then reinstall in Clean Boot mode. Choose and right click the installation file. Select the option 'Run as Administrator'. Type 'regedit' command in command prompt and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftWindowsInstaller. Then enable the admin account.
Enable the admin account
For solving the installation, you should enable the admin account. For this, do the following tips. Click the Start menu. You will get All programs. Click it. You will get Accessories. Open this folder and right-click on your command prompt. Choose the option run as administrator. Then type the command 'net user administrator /active:yes' in the window opened. Then log off the Administrator account. Then, logon and install VPN. Your problem will get solved and you get Virtual Private Network on your Windows 7 Operating System.
The user may find it difficult to install VPN on Windows 7 Operating System because of Error 720. The computer shows error messages saying that VPN connection could not be established on your remote Personal Computer and you are advised to change the Network settings to solve the problem. In this case, ensure that the IP address and password you given is right. This will resolve your problem.
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