Sometimes, users face Window 11 VPN not working issue because of incompatible software and outdated cached DNS data. To fix this issue, you should turn off the Firewall. In this blog, you will read the method to fix if Window 11 VPN not working. For assistance, tap on www.office.com/setup365.
Method To Fix If Window 11 VPN not Working:
1. Update Windows 11:
For this, you should open Settings option from the Start menu. After this, you should tap on the Windows Update tab which is on the left side of Settings. Now, you should choose the Check for updates option. At last, you should download and install Windows 11 patch updates which are available.
2. Reinstall WAN Miniport Network Adapters:
The user should right-tap on the Start taskbar button and then chooses Device Manager. Now, you should double-tap on the Network adapters’ category in order to expand it. At this point, you should right-tap on WAN Miniport (IP) and then choose the option of Uninstall device. Here, you should choose Uninstall option on the confirmation prompt. It is advised you should repeat the steps for the WAN Miniport (PPTP) and also for WAN Miniport(IPv6) devices. After this, you should tap on the Action menu and choose the Scan for hardware changes option in order to reinstall the adapters. At the end, you should tap on Power and Restart on the Start menu.
3. Flush DNS:
The customer should hit on the magnifying glass icon which is on the taskbar. In order to find the Command Prompt, you should input the cmd keyword in the search box. After this, you should tap on the Command Prompt’s Run as administrator option. Now, you should enter the commands just by pressing Enter key after each command:
netsh int ip reset
netsh winsock reset
Then, you have to close the Command Prompt. At last, you should choose Power option and then just Restart Start menu options.
4. Disable Internet Protocol Version 6:
First of all, you should open the search utility by pressing the Windows key + S key altogether. After this, you have to input network connections in the search text box. Now, you should tap on View network connections in order to open the window. Here, you should right-tap on your VPN network adapter just to choose Properties. At this point, you should uncheck the checkbox of Internet Protocol Version 6. At last, you should hit on OK button just to apply the changes.
5. Disable Proxy settings:
To disable Proxy settings, you should open the Settings window. Now, you should hit on the Network and internet tab. At this point, you choose the Proxy option. If in case, Use proxy server option is enabled, then just tap on the Set up option. Next, you should turn off the Use proxy server option and then tap on Save button.
6. Turn off Firewalls:
In order to disable firewall, you should press the Windows key + S hotkey at the same time. After this, you need to input the keyword firewall in the search tool. Now, you should choose the Windows Defender Firewall search result. At this point, you should tap on the Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off option which is in the left side of the Control Panel. Here, you should choose the Turn off Windows Defender Firewall radio buttons. At the end, tap on OK button in order to apply the settings and then exit the window.