How to Set Up Unlocator VPN "L2TP" Manually on Windows 7

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First, find your Unlocator VPN account credentials
In order to set up a manual VPN connection, you need to use a server address, and your username and password found in your Unlocator account under the VPN tab.
You can locate this page by following these steps:
  • Go to My Account
  • Locate the VPN tab in the bottom-left corner of the page
  • To view your Email and Password: Choose VPN Account Info
    To view the server addresses: Choose Servers List

    You might want to keep these pages open so you could easily copy the info to be used in step 6 and 7.



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    Click on the Lan/Wifi icon in the bottom-right of the screen.
    Then, from the pop-up menu, click Open Network and Sharing Center.
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    Click on Set up a new connection or network to set up your VPN connection.
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    In the Set up a new connection or network menu, choose Connect to a workplace and click Next:
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    In the Connect to a workplace menu, click on Use my Internet connection.
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    In Connect to a Workplace menu, please do the following:
    • Internet address: Choose a server from our Server List See step 1
    • Destination name: Enter a name for your VPN connection
    • Check Allow other people to use this connection and Don't connect now, just set it up so I can connect later
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    Then click Next and do the following:
    • User name: Email is shown in your VPN account info. See step 1
    • Password: The password is shown in your VPN account info. See step 1
    • Click Create.
    • Then click Close.
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    In the Network and Sharing Center menu, click on Change adapter settings.
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    In the Network Connections, right-click on your VPN connection and choose Properties.
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    In the Properties menu, navigate to Security and do the following:
    • Choose Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IP Sec) under Type of VPN
    • Choose
    • Require encryption (disconnect if server declines) under Data encryption
    • Under Allow these protocols (check if not checked):
    • Check Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
    • Check Microsoft CHAP Version 2 (MS-CHAP v2)
    • Click on Advanced settings.
    • Use unlocator for the preshared key field.
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    In the Properties menu, navigate to Networking and do the following:
    • Check Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
    • Check Client for Microsoft Networks.
    • Make sure all the rest are unchecked.
    • Then click OK.
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    In the Network Connections, right-click on your VPN connection and choose Connect. Then a connection menu will pop up, use the following details:
    • User name: Email is shown in your VPN account info. See step 1
    • Password: The password is shown in your VPN account info. See step 1
    • Click Connect

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    You are connected now.
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    You can disconnect your VPN either by going to the Adapter Settings or simply by clicking on the Lan/Wifi icon in the bottom-right of the screen and choose Disconnect.
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