Virtual Private Networking Connection Stops Responding (Hangs) When Disconnecting

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You may experience any one of the following symptoms:
  • When you attempt to cancel a Virtual Private Networking (VPN) connection, the VPN connection stops responding (hangs).
  • When the connection to your Internet service provider (ISP) times out, the VPN connection may stop responding (hang).
This behavior can occur if the Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) driver does not disconnect correctly.
To resolve this problem, obtain the Virtual Private Networking (VPN) Update for Windows 98 and Dial-Up Networking (DUN) version 1.3. For additional information about the VPN Update for Windows 98 and DUN version 1.3, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
191540 VPN Update for Windows 98 and Dial-Up Networking 1.3 Available
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Article ID: 237751 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 04:25:00 - Revision: 3.0

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