Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Can’t connect to VPN on Virgin Media


Windows, Linux, Mac with Virgin Media router


Computer can't establish any VPN connection when using Virgin Media broadband and router.


Virgin Media has pushed firmware upgrade to routers which overwrites settings and disables PPTP traffic, follow below steps to pass that traffic through.

1. Start your web browser and navigate to: (default address)
2. Login to the router (defaults - username: admin password: changeme)
3. Click on ‘Advanced Settings’
4. Under ‘Security’ click on ‘Firewall’
5. Enable PPTP pass-though
6. Click ‘Apply’

1 comment:

  1. Fantastic. Have been trying to figure this out all day and sorted it in 5 minutes with your help! Cheers