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Here is my situation.
I want to be able to connect to my home computer through VPN to access the internet.
Example
I am at Starbuks or w/e. I dont want to surf the net with their connection. Instead I want to VPN into my home computer and surf with my home IP address.

Example.
I am in Russia and want to surf the net with my homes US ip address. How can I do that?

I have set up incoming connection on windows 7 Ultimate, but Once connected i have no internet access. What am i missing?
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post #2 of 12
The best approach if you want to browse from you home PC is with
remote desktop. VPN is just a way of creating a secure tunnel connection
as if you are inside your private LAN while you're in remote location.


hth
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post #3 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dhenzjhen View Post
The best approach if you want to browse from you home PC is with
remote desktop. VPN is just a way of creating a secure tunnel connection
as if you are inside your private LAN while you're in remote location.


hth
RDP/VNC isnt viable for me. i need the applications on my system to belive i am at home. Example, When i travel abroad I want to be able to use my netflix subscription and such. i know there are paid servises but i would profer to set up my own.
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I got it to work! I just set the ip range that windows give out within my LAN's network range and it worked perfectly. Also I was able to share another VPN connection with the VPN I created. so now, I can share a VPN through my VPN. perfect!@
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Hey that's awesome!!! one thing i am just curious if you browse the net
using your VPN connection go to whatismyip.com see if you're getting
your ISP public ip and not the one from remote.
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post #6 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dhenzjhen View Post
Hey that's awesome!!! one thing i am just curious if you browse the net
using your VPN connection go to whatismyip.com see if you're getting
your ISP public ip and not the one from remote.
The ip that comes up is the one from my home pc.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by donkru View Post
The ip that comes up is the one from my home pc.

good job!! maybe you can write a guide? then post it here at OCN
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post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by dhenzjhen View Post
good job!! maybe you can write a guide? then post it here at OCN
I will write one up sometime this week. Maybe a video while I am at it. It really is supper simple... Once I figured it out. Was about to rip my hair out...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by donkru View Post
I will write one up sometime this week. Maybe a video while I am at it. It really is supper simple... Once I figured it out. Was about to rip my hair out...

I would love to try it out because right now I have a VPN server setup
athome using freebsd so I want to try it out on windows also.
Edited by dhenzjhen - 8/24/11 at 9:16am
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