Windows 7 - How To Manually Setup SSTP Connection


Manually Setup SSTP Connection In Windows 7

1. Click on the Start menu and type "VPN".  In the search results click on "Setup a virtual private network (VPN) connection"

windows 7 search vpn

2. In the Create New Connection windows, enter in the server address you want to connect too, and give it a name (this can be anything).  Tick "Dont connect now" option, then click Next.

windows 7 ssts details
3. Enter in your vpn username and password.  Tick the option "Remember this password" and click on Create.

windows 7 vpn username and password

4. In the next window, click on "Close"

windows 7 connection ready to use

5. Go to your Start menu and type in "network".  In the results click on "Network and Sharing Center"

windows 7 network and sharing center

6. Now click on "Change Adapter Settings"
windows 7 change adapter settings

7. Right click on the new connection you just made, and click on "Properties"

windows 7 sstp properties 

8. Go to the Security tab, and change your settings to be the same as the below screenshot.

windows 7 sstp security settings

10. Double click on the new connection you created and hit "Connect"
11. Create a shortcut to your Desktop for quick access

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