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Windows 8 L2TP Setup

Setup Instructions L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) on Windows 8

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Below you can find a step-by-step manual to configure a L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) VPN connection manually on Windows 8 in only 15 steps:

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Follow these simple steps to install VPN on Windows 8 using the L2TP protocol.

  • 1

    Go to Windows Control Panel.


    Choose – “Network and Internet“.

  • 3

    Choose – “Network and Sharing Center“.


    Choose – “Setup up a new connection or network“.

  • 5

    Choose – “Connect to a workplace“.


    Select – “Use my Internet connection (VPN)“.

  • 7

    Fill in the server details (you can find these in our Welcome Email). Then click on “Create“.


    Right click on the VPN connection you just created and choose “View connection properties“.

  • 9

    Make sure the Type of VPN is using “Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPsec)” and click on “Advanced settings“.


    Fill in the preshared key as show in the example and click on “OK“.

  • 11

    Click on “OK” again to close the VPN properties window.


    Click on the VPN connection you just created and click on “Connect“.

  • 13

    Fill in your Username and Password (you can find these in our Welcome Email). Then click on “OK“.


    Your computer will now connect to our servers. This will take a few moments the first time.

  • 15

    You are now connected!

First connection usually takes not more than a minute. After connection you should now see the VPN connection successfully established.

Now all your traffic is secure and you are 100% anonymous!

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