Windows XP L2TP/IPSec (Manual Setup)

Go to Control Panel and Network Connections

Go to Control Panel and then double-click on Network Connections.

 

Go to Control Panel and Network Connections


Create a new connection

In Network Connections, click on Create a New Connection.

 

Create a new connection


New Connection Wizard

Click on Next.

 

New Connection Wizard


Connect to the network at my workplace

Select Connect to the Network at my workplace.

 

Connect to the network at my workplace


Virtual Private Network

Select Virtual Private Network connection, then click Next.

 

Virtual Private Network


Connection Name

Type TUVPN as your new Connection Name.

 

Connection Name


VPN Server Selection

For Shared IP VPN Service Users: Here you choose the TUVPN.COM VPN server to which you want to connect.
You can change your server selection at any time. See this tutorial for instructions.

For Dedicated IP VPN Service Users: You MUST choose the VPN server for which you have subscribed.

 

VPN Server Selection


Connection Wizard Completion

Tick the box, Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop. Then click on Finish.

 

Connection Wizard Completion


Username & Password

A Connect TUVPN window should appear after clicking the Finish on the Connection Wizard. Enter the VPN Username & Password that you have been emailed by TUVPN.COM. You may wish to tick the box Save this username and password for the following users, but according to your preference. 

Before we actually connect, we want to make a few adjustments. Now Click Properties.

 

Username & Password


L2TP/IPSEC Configuration

The first tab only shows the server to connect. Choose a VPN server from TUVPN Network to connect to.

L2TP/IPSEC Configuration


L2TP/IPSEC Configuration

Now click on Security, and select Advanced (Custom Setting)

L2TP/IPSEC Configuration


L2TP/IPSEC Configuration

On the same tab, click on Settings

Here, select only MSCHAP v2 and de-select all other boxes, Click OK.

L2TP/IPSEC Configuration


L2TP/IPSEC Configuration

On the same security tab, click on IPSEC settings, and on dialog box enter pre-shared key as "tuvpn123" without quotes, and click OK.

L2TP/IPSEC Configuration


L2TP/IPSEC Configuration

On the Networking tab, please un-check File and Printer sharing option, and click OK.

L2TP/IPSEC Configuration


Connecting to TUVPN

Click on Connect. 

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Connecting to TUVPN


Confirmation of Successful Connection to your VPN

If you wish to confirm that you really are now enjoying new freedoms, security and anonymity on the Internet, go to an IP Identification site (e.g www.whatismyipaddress.com ) where you can see that your IP is now a TUVPN server node in an entirely new location....and probably a new country! Enjoy your new freedom and security!

Confirmation of Successful Connection to your VPN


Ongoing Connections to your VPN

For ease of access in the future you will find the TUVPN connection icon on your desktop. Just double click, and the Connect TUVPN window will pop up. Enter your VPN Username and Password as before, push Connect, and you are away...!

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Ongoing Connections to your VPN


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