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

Feb 18, 2015
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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 the New PureVPN  Windows Software BETA version. If you need guidance on the 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 the “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 Member 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”

Having Trouble Connecting?
If you’re still unable to connect, then please check the most common errors and their solutions

Error 868

Error 800, 806, 807, 809

Error 720

Error 691

Error 647

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