Windows 7 L2TP VPN Setup

Step 1: Click ‘Control Panel’

Step 2: Click on ‘Network and Internet’

Step 3: Click ‘Network and Sharing Center’

Step 4: Click ‘Setup a new connection or network’

Step 5: Choose ‘Connect to a workplace’ then click Next

Step 6: If you have an existing VPN connection, select ‘No, create a new connection’ then click Next.

Click ‘Use my Internet Connection (VPN)’

Step 7: In the Internet address field, type the VPN Server address you want to connect to (example: You can see the list of VPN server addresses for your package in your setup email or on our support homepage by choosing your VPN service.

In the ‘Destination name’ field, type a descriptive name (example: UNBLOCKTV L2TP)

Check ‘Don’t connect now‘ then click Next

Step 8: Type in your VPN Username and Password in their respective fields; leave Domain blank. You can get your VPN credentials in your client area of from your setup email.

Check ‘Remember this password’

Click Create and then Close

Step 9: On the Network and Sharing Center window that is still open, click ‘Change adapter settings’

Step 10: Right-click the new L2TP connection you’ve created and left click Properties

Step 11: Click Security tab

Change the setting for ‘Type of VPN’ from ‘Automatic’ to ‘Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPSEC (L2TP/IPSEC)’

Step 12: Click ‘Advanced settings’ button

Select ‘Use preshared key for authentication’ and type in ‘12345678’ (without the quotes) on the key box. Click OK (Please note L2TP is only available on Unblock UK VPN and Unblock Premium VPN.

Step 13:  Click OK to save and close the properties window
To Connect

In the Windows Taskbar, click on the Network icon

Click the newly created VPN connection and click ‘Connect’
To Disconnect

In the Windows Taskbar, click on the Network icon

Click the name of your VPN connection, then ‘Disconnect’


That’s it Enjoy – Connect, Unblock, Watch TV

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