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Windows 10 is the latest Microsoft OS version with fresh new design and better performance. However people are complaining that there are several bugs in the system, which can affect your VPN connection. Actually you can encounter this bug on Windows XP, 7, Vista, Windows 8 and 8.1 as well.

If you have set up a manual VPN connection on your Windows 7/8/10 and you are facing one or few of these problems, our small hack will help you resolve them.

Symptoms of the problem:

  • Windows shows you are connected to the VPN but IP doesn’t change
  • VPN connection is unstable: VPN doesn’t work after switching between VPN connections
  • VPN connection is unstable: VPN doesn’t work after switching between Wi-Fi and Ethernet/LAN network adapters
  • You can connect to VPN, but your traffic is not encrypted (websites still detect your real IP address)

Most likely the option to forward all your traffic over VPN connection is disabled on your computer.

Follow these 3 simple steps:

Step 1. Open your VPN connection preferences and click on a Networking tab.

Allow All Traffic Windows Internet Protocol version 4


Step 2. Choose the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click on Properties again.

Allow All Traffic Windows TCP IPv4 Preferences


Step 3. Do not change settings in the opened window and press Advanced…

Check a checkbox Use default gateway on remote network and press OK.

Allow All Traffic Windows Advanced TCP IP Settings


Sometimes Windows requires to restart the system, so reboot your computer once for the better performance.


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