How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Windows 8 (L2TP)?

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • Windows Supported Device.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click here to buy)

Follow these simple steps to configure PureVPN manually on Windows 8:

Note: We have just launched New PureVPN  Windows Software BETA version. If you need guide on BETA version Click Here.

1 Right click on “Lan / Wifi icon” from System tray and select “Open Network and Sharing Center”



2 Click on “Set up a new connection or network”



3 Select “Connect to workplace” and click “Next”



4 Select “Use my Internet connection (VPN)”



5 Insert the following info:

  • Insert desired server address / IP. Click here to get the server list.
  • Insert destination name as PureVPN L2TP or PureVPN US etc
  • Select “Remember my credentials”
  • Select “Allow other people to use this connection”
  • Click “Create”



6 Right click on “PureVPN L2TP” connection and select “View connection properties” 

Note: If you are on Windows 8.1, then click on “Change Adapter Settings” from the “Network and Sharing Center, right click on PureVPN L2TP connection, select Properties



7 Click on Security tab and select “Layer 2 Tunneling protocol with IPsec (L2TP)”



8 Click on Advance Settings then select “Use preshared key for authentication” and insert “12345678” in Key box.



9 Select desired encryption from “Data encryption” drop down menu.



10 Insert the following info:

  • Click on “Networking” tab
  • Uncheck “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)” and “File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks” then
  • Click “OK”



11 Click on Wifi / Lan icon from System tray



12 Click on PureVPN L2TP connection and click “Connect”



13 Insert your Username and Password provided by PureVPN then Click “OK”
Important Note: Please always remember your PureVPN username & password is different from your Website client area email address & Password.



14 VPN connection will establish after verifying account details.



15 You are connected now.



16 To disconnect VPN, click on Lan / Wifi icon from System tray



17 Click on VPN connection and click “Disconnect”



Caution: If you are looking for higher security, then please follow this guide to disable your IPv6

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