Easy to Setup vpn

VPNCENTER native Android app is user friendly and very easy to set up. Just download and run.
Open the app and use an interactive map to choose your encrypted destination.
The application contains many user friendly features, including an in-app tech support via live chat, detailed server list, access to smartPlay technology and more.

Automated Setup

Just download, install and login with the username and password you received in our welcome mail.
Once installed you can switch locations, easily connect and disconnect, view stats and much more.

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:

Compatible with all Windows versions

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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.
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    2 – 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

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    4- Choose – “Virtual Private Network connection

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  • 5 – Fill in a random name for the VPN connection

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

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  • 7- Click – “Finish
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  • 8- Click on “Network Connections
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  • 9-Right click on the VPN connection you just created and choose “Properties

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

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  • 11- Go to the “Security” tab and click on “IPSec Settings…
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    12 – Enable “✓ Use pre-shared key for authentication” and fill in the Key: vpncenter
    Then click “OK

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  • 13- Click on “OK” again

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

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  • 15-Fill in the username and password which you can find in the Welcome Email we sent and click on “Connectâ€‌

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16-It will now verify your login details

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17- You are now connected!

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First connection usually takes not more than a minute. After connection you should now see the VPN connection successfully established.

Manual VPN setup tutorials

 

We have worked out a few tutorials with a step by step explanation on setting up your VPN connection via Vpn center. We support most popular Operating Systems like Windows, Linux, MAC OS X, Android and Iphone.

For the quickest setup on Windows, we suggest installing our OpenVPN software via the installer on the right side! You can be connected in a matter of minutes!

If you would like to know more about the differences between PPTP, L2TP or OpenVPN, you can check our knowledge base:

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