The following instructions outline the setup process for L2TP connections on Windows 7

1. Click Win+R on your keyboard, type "control panel" in opened window, and hit enter

2. Click "Network and Internet"

3. Click "Network and Sharing Center"

4. Click "Set up a new connection or network"

5. Select "Connect to a workplace" and click "Next"

6. Select "Use my Internet connection (VPN)"

7. Enter the following and click "Next"

Internet address: Enter the PPTP or L2TP server address of the location/server that you wish to connect to from our server list

Destination name: Enter a name for the connection you are adding, i.e. VPNTunnel

Tick: "Don't connect now; just set it up so I can connect later"

8. Enter the following and click "Connect"

  • Username: Enter your VPNTunnel user name
  • Password: Enter your VPNTunnel password         

9. Click "Сlose"

10. On your left click "Сhange adapter settings"

11. Right-click on your VPN connection and select "Properties"

12. Open "Security" tab

1) Enter the following information:

Type of VPN: Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPsec)

Data encryption: Require encryption (disconnect if server declines)

Allow these protocols 

☑ Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)

☑ Microsoft CHAP Version 2(MS-CHAP v2)

2) Click "Advanced settings"

Enter pre shared key: "vpntunnel" and click "OK"

Click "OK" to proceed.

13.  Right-click on your VPN connection and select  "Connect"

14.  Enter the following and click "Connect"

  • Username: Enter your VPNTunnel user name
  • Password: Enter your VPNTunnel password     

15. If you have entered the correct login information your VPN connection icon will become blue:

All of your online activities are now 100% secure and anonymous while connected to VPNTunnel.  


If you have any questions, or experience any issues while installing & setting up your Windows device to connect to the VPNTunnel VPN servers - please contact our Support Team anytime.