VPN error "Could not connect to remote computer" in Windows 10

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We generally use a VPN for office networks or to establish an increasingly secure connection to the Internet. While setting up a VPN connection is very simple, there can also be associated problems. Many users encounter an error when connecting to a VPN (which had worked previously) saying, “A connection to the remote computer could not be established. You may need to change the network settings for this connection. "

If you are also encountering this error then don't worry as it can be easily fixed. Let's see how.

Solution 1: Use Device Manager

Step 1: press the Windows key + X together on the keyboard and select Device administrator give the menu answer.

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Step 2: A Device administrator window, scroll down and expand Network adapters. Now, right-click on Miniport WAN (SSTP) and select Uninstall device from the menu.

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Step 3: Repeat the same process shown in Step 2 to Uninstall device for all Miniporti listed below one by one:

  • WAN Miniport (PPTP)
  • Miniport WAN (PPPOE)
  • WAN miniport (network monitor)
  • Miniport WAN (L2TP)
  • Miniport WAN (IPv6)
  • Miniport WAN (IP)
  • Miniport WAN (IKEv2)

4 phase: Now click on the file Action tab at the top of the window and select Check for hardware changes give the menu answer.

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This will reinstall all WAN miniports as they were before. So you basically install them again and now your VPN should work again.

Solution 2: disable the proxy

1. Press Tasto Windows + R to open the run command box.

2. Write inetcpl.cpl on it and click ok.

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3. Click Connections Tab list tab at the top.

4. Then click LAN settings.

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5. make sure Use a proxy server for your LAN è rampant.

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