L2TP for Windows 7/Vista

Follow this step-by-step guide on how to connect to the ultra secure vpn service. Setup L2TP vpn on your computer with Windows Vista/7 system and start protecting your online privacy.

1 : Click on the Start Menu, type "VPN" into the search box, Click on the "Set up a virtual private network (VPN) connection.

2 : Enter the server information

3 : Enter your ColanderVPN username and password

4 : Go to the connection

5 : When the Network and Sharing Center opens, click on "Change adapter settings".

6 : When you click on "Connect to a network", a list of VPNs pops up. Right click on the "L2TP ColanderVPN" connection (the VPN connection just created) and choose "Properties"

7 : Edit the VPN type to L2TP

8 : Set the Pre-shared Key. Then type "vpn" into the textbox labelled "Key". Then click the "OK" button.

9 : Networking settings

10 : This screen shows you the network settings. You may have different items in your list. In the list of items that you see, make sure that only the "Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)" and "Client for Microsoft Networks" items are checked. If other protocols are checked, uncheck them by clicking on the checkbox. L2TP currently does not route anything except TCP/IP version 4.

11 : You’re now done with your setup! You’ve set up your connection to use L2TP. Click “OK” to finish now, then connect to our VPN server by this connection. Guide Image 9


Helper

If you have successfully connected but still have a problem with access to the resource, you can also try to change your DNS addresses.

  • Preferred address — 8.8.8.8
  • Alternate address — 8.8.4.4