L2TP installation on Windows 8

We recommend to use Le VPN for Windows application to easily install Le VPN with support of all VPN protocols.


1) From the Desktop, right click on the network icon in the Windows toolbar

2) Click “Open Network and Sharing Center”

3) Click “Set up a new connection or network”

4) Click “Connect to a workplace” then “Next”

5) Ensure “No, create a connection is selected”. Click “Next”

6) Click “Use my Internet Connection (VPN)”

7) In the “Internet address” field, enter uk.le-vpn.com (for the UK server), fr.le-vpn.com(for the French server) etc for other countries and click “Next”

You can find the full list of servers here

8) In the “Destination name” field, type a descriptive name, like “Le VPN UK”

9) Click “Create”

10) Click “Network and Sharing Center” to make that window active

11) Click “Change adapter settings” on the left

12) Right-click your new connection and click “Properties”

13) Click the “Security” tab in the pop-up window

14) In the “Type of VPN” menu, select “Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPsec)”

15) Click “Advanced settings”, enable “Use preshared key for authentication” and enter “levpnsecret” in the “Key” field.

16) Download and execute the following file:

17) Reboot your Windows


1) Press Win + i (the Windows key and the letter “i” at the same time)

2) Click the Network Icon at the bottom of the side pane that appears on the right

3) Click on your new connection, then click the “Connect” button

4) Type in your Le VPN username and Password in their respective fields

5) Click “OK”.

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