Thank you for the feedback.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Eagle117" <Eagle117@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:B6A9407E-BE8C-411C-B640-030A9F780C10@microsoft.com...
From another post here I found this website which explains my problem:
Basically, if you install VirtualPC 2007 under Vista, it appears to break
your PPTP VPN connections. I could uninstall it but finding a better
workaround would be idea.
> When I create a new VPN connection on my Vista laptop, the device is always
> configured as "WAN Miniport (L2TP)" and I cannot connect to my PPTP VPN at
> work. My boss has the exact same laptop with Vista as well and when he
> creates a new VPN it defaults to "WAN Miniport (PPTP)" and it works just
> I cannot seem to find any way to change which miniport is used by the VPN
> connection. I can't uninstall any of the miniport from Device manager. It
> does not give me an error but they don't dissappear.
> I followed some instructions I found to reinstall the miniports using the
> Netcfg -u MS_L2TP
> Netcfg -u MS_PPTP
> Netcfg -l %windir%\inf\netrast.inf -c p -i MS_PPTP
> Netcfg -l %windir%\inf\netrast.inf -c p -i MS_L2TP
> But nothing changed in device manager and I still cannot connect. Help?