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How to set up a VPN server on Windows 10

How to set up a VPN server on Windows 10 Here are the step-by-step instructions to set up a VPN server using the built-in Incoming Connection feature in Windows 10. A virtual private network (VPN) is one of the most popular method that allows you to access files and resources, such as applications, intranet websites, and printers using an encrypted connection from a remote location and through the internet. Often times companies use VPN to extend their private network to let employees access resources through a public network as if they were directly connected into the company’s network. Windows 10 like other versions of the operating system has a feature called “Incoming Connection” that enables you to set up a VPN server to connect remotely to your home network to access your computer’s files and peripherals, and even other computers in the network. In this guide, you’ll learn how to set up a VPN server on your Windows 10 computer without the need of extra software on the Home or Pro version of the operating system. How to find your IP address information Before diving into the instructions, the first thing you need to know is your public IP address that has been assigned to you by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). You will need this information in order to contact your VPN server remotely. To know your current public IP address, open your web browser, and using any search engine, do a search for “What’s my IP”, and your information should be listed in the first result. If you’re setting up Incoming Connection in your home computer, you...