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Windows XP L2TP Setup

Setup Instructions L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) on Windows XP, 2000 or 2003

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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 XP, 2000 or 2003 in only 17 steps:

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Follow these simple steps to install VPN on Windows XP, 2000 or 2003 using the L2TP protocol.

  • 1

    Click Start menu and then Control Panel.


    Choose – “Network and Internet Connections”. If you can’t find “Network and Internet Connections“, then “Switch to Category View

  • 3

    Choose – “Create a connection to the network at your workplace


    Choose – “Virtual Private Network connection

  • 5

    Fill in a random name for the VPN connection


    Fill in the VPN server hostname (you can find these in our Welcome Email)

  • 7

    Click – “Finish


    Click on “Network Connections

  • 9

    Right click on the VPN connection you just created and choose “Properties


    Go to the “Networking” tab and select “L2TP IPSec VPN” from the dropdown menu

  • 11

    Go to the “Security” tab and click on “IPSec Settings…


    Enable “✓ Use pre-shared key for authentication” and fill in the Key: instant4vpn
    Then click “OK

  • 13

    Click on “OK” again


    Right click on the VPN network you just created can choose “Connect

  • 15

    Fill in the username and password which you can find in the Welcome Email we sent and click on “Connect


    It will now verify your login details

  • 17

    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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