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What’s the difference between PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN, and SOCKS when talking about VPNs?

Published on September 21, 2012 By China VPN Researcher

Deciding on the type of “protocol” to use for your VPN is like choosing the best tasting ice cream: there are many choices, and some people prefer one choice over another. For VPNs, the 3 main choices are PPTP, L2TP, and OpenVPN. We also include SOCKS, but that is not really a VPN protocol. Some […]

How to setup OpenVPN on Windows Vista

Published on September 21, 2012 By China VPN Researcher

For our instructions and tutorial, we are using the VPN services from Kovurt.com. You can use any service you like, but we prefer Kovurt. If you would like to use the more stable OpenVPN protocol, you will need to first download Kovurt’s special OpenVPN software. Please click this link, register, and download the software. Follow […]

How to setup PPTP VPN on Windows Vista

Published on September 19, 2012 By China VPN Researcher

For our instructions and tutorial, we are using the VPN services from Kovurt.com. You can use any service you like, but we prefer Kovurt. 1) From the Start button, select “Connect To.” 2) Windows Vista Start menu: Select “Set up a connection or network.” 3) Creating a new VPN connection: Select “Connect to a workplace” […]