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How to setup L2TP VPN on Windows 10- a step by step Guide ?

Step 1:

Click on Start and then Settings.

Setting up L2TP VPN on Windows 10 Start Window

Step 2:

Click on Network and Internet

Setting up L2TP VPN on Windows 10 Start Window

Step 3:

Click on VPN and then Add a VPN connection

Setting up L2TP VPN on Windows 10 Start Window

Step 4:

Fill the details as below:

  1. Connection name: A name of your choice
  2. Server address: Refer http://network.limevpn.com/ for live status of servers
  3. VPN Type: Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec pre-shared key
  4. Pre-shared Key: private
    NOTE: If you are using a dedicated IP (LimeVPN Pro), then thePre-shared key will be limevpn
  5. Type of sign-in info: Username and password
  6.  Username (optional): LimeVPN Username
  7.  Password (optional): LimeVPN Password

Then click on Save and go to VPN and click on saved VPN connection>connect

Setting up L2TP VPN on Windows 10 Start Window

Step 5:

Setting up L2TP VPN on Windows 10 Start Window

NOTE: In case you get an error message while trying to connect, follow the below steps:

  • Go to Control panel and option “Network and Sharing Center”
  • Click on “Change adapter settings”
  • Right-click on the new VPN connection created and select “Properties”
  • Under Security, click on “Allow these protocols” and check Microsoft CHAP Version 2
  • The connection should work fine after saving these changes.

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