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VPN & LAN Question

wantabe2
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I have a Vista PC on my LAN. I have a few VPN connections set up on this computer so the user can access a program at a different office. My problem is, when I connect to the VPN I loose my connection to the LAN....any ideas? Can I have a LAN connection open & a VPN connection at the same time?
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There is a security feature in the VPN client that blocks local connections, including local Internet access, to protect the office/remote network. You can disable this if you wish. To do so on the client/connecting PC, go to:
control panel | network connections | right click on the VPN/Virtual adapter and choose properties | Networking | TCP/IP -properties | Advanced | General | un-check  "Use default gateway on remote network"
(for Vista: control panel | network & sharing center | connections | manage network connections | right click on the VPN/Virtual adapter and choose properties | Networking | Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP v4) -properties | Advanced | IP settings | un-check  "Use default gateway on remote network")
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I am interested in this also.

When I connect via VPN to my work from home, I briefly lose internet connection on my normal connection (I am running Vista Ultimate).

If I have any downloads going or anything, I always have to start them over.  The downtime is usually only a few seconds.  Then both connections are active after that.
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