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Set up VPN for Windows

Introduction

How to set up a VPN connection on Windows using the automatic tool provide by Amherst College.

Instructions

Instructions: 
  1. Download the appropriate VPN client and, when prompted, Save it to your computer.

  2. From your computer, double-click on the file you just downloaded.

  3. When asked to proceed with the VPN Connectoid installation/update, click OK.

  4. When informed that the installation is complete and that a shortcut to VPN has been created on your desktop, click OK.

Some users not on the Amherst network, using Windows 7 or 8 computers, cannot download and install the VPN client. If you cannot download the VPN client, you can also manually configure VPN for Windows.

Service Categories

Service Categories: 
Network & Wi-Fi

Audience

Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff
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