SwissVPN setup guide L2TP – Windows 7

  1. Click the network icon in the lower right corner of the screen.
  2. Click "Open Network and Sharing Center".
  3. Click "Set up a new connection or network".
  4. Choose "Connect to a workplace" and click "Next".
  5. Choose "Use my Internet connection (VPN)".
  6. Enter "CONNECT-L2TP.SWISSVPN.NET" as the Internet address and enter a Destination name (e.g. "SwissVPN"). Then click "Next".
  7. Enter your SwissVPN user name and password (you've received these after completing your purchase, and you can also find them in your receipt e-mail), check "Remember this password" if desired, and click "Create".
  8. Click the network icon in the lower right corner of the screen.
  9. Choose "SwissVPN".
  10. Click "Properties".
  11. Choose the slider "security". Select "Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPSec". Then click on "advanced settings".
  12. 12. Type in "SwissVPN" as preshared key. Apply these settings and leave both windows by clicking on their "OK"-Buttons.
  13. To connect, first click the network icon in the lower right corner of the screen.
  14. Choose "SwissVPN".
  15. Click "Connect".
  16. Click "Connect" again.
  17. You are now connected to SwissVPN!

    To verify that all your connections to the Internet pass through your secure SwissVPN connection, simply go to an IP check website of your choice, which can be found easily for free in the internet (example: checkip.monzoon.net; ip.mwuerth.com).

    To disconnect, right-click the VPN connection symbol in the system tray, and under "Disconnect from", select "SwissVPN".