On Windows 8.1 move the cursor to the top or bottom right corner of the screen and click on "Search".
Search for "vpn" and click on "manage virtual private networks (VPNs)".
Now click on "Add a VPN connection" and enter the following data:
VPN provider: Microsoft
Connection name: SwissVPN PPTP
Server name or address: connect.swissvpn.net
Type of sign-in info: username and password
User name (optional): your SwissVPN user name
Password (optional): your SwissVPN password
To connect move the cursor to the top or bottom right corner of the screen and click on "Settings".
Click on the "Network" symbol.
Choose "SwissVPN PPTP".
To connect click on "Connect".
You are now connected to SwissVPN!
To verify that all your connections to the Internet pass through your secure SwissVPN
connection, simply visit http://www.swissvpn.net
and check the indicator.
To disconnect, follow the steps 3 - 6 again and then click "Disconnect."