Windows 7 L2TP setup example

step 1

In Start menu start typing “network” and click on Network and Sharing Center.

Windows 7 L2TP how to

step 2

Click on Set up a new connection or network option.
Windows 7 L2TP how to

step 3

Choose Connect to a workspace option and press Next.
Windows 7 L2TP how to

step 4

Click on Use my Internet connection (VPN) option.
Windows 7 L2TP how to

step 5

Under Internet address option put your server IP address and
for Destination name put any name, like SafeVPN L2TP.
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step 6

Check option Don’t connect now;just setup it up…
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step 7

Press Create button.
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step 8

You can close this window now.
Windows 7 L2TP how to

step 9

Find network connections icon in tray(near clock) and click on it.
You will see new setuped connection SafeVPN L2TP, as in my example.
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step 10

Press Properties button.
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step 11

Under Options tab uncheck option Include Windows logon domain.
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step 12

Under Security tab click on Type of VPN list
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step 13

Choose Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPSec(L2TP/IPsec) option.
Windows 7 L2TP how to

step 14

Click on Advanced settings button.
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step 15

Check option Use preshared key for authentication and
under Key pur your L2TP key.(can check correct L2TP key in Customer Area)
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step 16

Under Networking uncheck all except Internet Protocol Version 4, see image as example.
Click Ok to save all changes.
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step 17

PPTP SafeVPN configured – you’re star! Let’s try connection.
Under User name – put your Username,
under Password – put your Password.
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step 18

Check option Save this user name and password… if you would like to save username and password.
Windows will save user name and password so next time you would like connect will no need enter again.
Press Connect button to connect VPN.
Windows 7 L2TP how to

step 19

Once connected Windows will ask to choose location for new VPN connection. Recommend use Work network option.
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step 20

You can see SafeVPN L2TP connected under network connections.
Once connected to VPN you have SafeVPN IP and can feel safe.
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step 21

To disconnect VPN choose SafeVPN L2TP connection and press Disconnect.
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step 22

Next time to connect VPN use Connect button under list of connections.
Windows 7 L2TP how to

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