Auto Connect a VPN on Windows 10 at Start Up

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Tags: networking, vpn

Here's a handy little command for a .bat file for those of you that may use a VPN, and would like to forget about having to automatically enable it.

rasdial myVPN

Open up Notepad and paste the above in, and make sure you replace myVPN with the name of your VPN connection, save the file as .bat into your Start-up folder. You should find the Start-up folder here on Windows 10, obviously just replace USERNAME with your Windows Username.

C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

Then, next time you are starting up, you’ll see a command prompt window pop-up and you’ll see it logging into the VPN, and your good to go.