Yes, this is default settings. You may want to uncheck Use Gateway on remote
network. This search result may help.
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A: Uncheck " Use Gateway on remote network" on the VPN client. ...
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"John A Grandy" <johnagrandy@g-mail-dot-com> wrote in message
> Vista Ultimate SP1
> How to config VPN connection so that internet requests are made through
> local internet connection , rather than through \VPN internet connection ?
> It seems that by default all of my internet requests are being forwarded
> to the VPN machine ...