VPN setup

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by paulincanada, Apr 20, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

    I am using 10.8.3 on a 2011 iMac.

    I have subscribed to a VPN service (HideMyAss). It was working fine at one point. I screwed up my computer and had to reinstall Mountain Lion last year.

    Since then I cannot get the VPN client for HMA to work. It starts up and cannot find any servers. I restarted, uninstalled, reinstalled and no luck. This is the error messages that come up

    loadIpInfo. Retrying... Attempt 4 of 10...
    loadConfigFile Could not connect to the server.

    after the 10 attempts I get this message...


    I then tried to set up PPTP natively within Mountain Lion Network settings...it all sets up fine but when I try to connect I get an error message immediately when I try to connect to the VPN


    Any ideas on what is going on? I get the feeling this is a OSX issue, not a HMA client issue... Is it possible to reinstall the network components of Mountain Lion?


  2. macrumors 68000


    o The server address should be entered in the Network Preferences for the VPN entry without the http://

    o In the Advanced pane of the Network Preferences, select the TCP/IP tab, try checking the Configure ipv4 to Using PPP and Configure ipv6 to Automatically.

    o In the Proxies tab, uncheck all the protocol tick-boxes

    Hope one of these might help.
  3. macrumors newbie

    All those settings are as you suggested, no luck...:mad:
  4. macrumors newbie

    Try Clearing up all the registry file of HMA and then re install the whole thing... It worked for me ...
  5. macrumors newbie

    Still no luck...

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