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Connecting via VPN on Windows 7

Log on to the computer.

Click on the Start button and select Control Panel.

Click on Network and Internet.

Click on Network and Sharing Center.

Click on Set up a new connection or network.

Select Connect to a workplace and click Next.

Set Up a Connection or Network window

Select Use my Internet connection (VPN).

Connect to a Workplace Window

Enter rras.uhv.edu in the window for Internet address.

Enter UHV VPN Connection in the Destination name window.

Select Allow other people to use this connection and click Next.

Remote access server address

Enter your User Name and Password.

Enter UHV in the Domain window and click Connect.

Type in your name and password

Wait while the connection is being made.

Wait while the connection is being made.

After the connection is made, click Close.

Shows connect status

You are now connected to the UHV VPN.

To connect again at a later time:

Click on the Start button and select Control Panel.

Click on Network and Internet.

Click on Network and Sharing Center.

Select Connect to a network, and select UHV VPN Connection.