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<div style="text-align:center"><p style="font-size:50px;color:red">Attention! L2TP/IPSEC protocol won't be supported by Astrill after 1st January, 2021.</p> </div>
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== STEP 1 ==
 
== STEP 1 ==
  

Latest revision as of 00:37, 1 December 2020

Attention! L2TP/IPSEC protocol won't be supported by Astrill after 1st January, 2021.


STEP 1

Click Start button, then select Control Panel from the menu.

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STEP 2

Click Network and Sharing Center.

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STEP 3

Click Setup a new connection or network'.

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STEP 4

Select Connect to a workplace then click Next.

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STEP 5

Click Use my Internet Connection (VPN)

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STEP 6

For Internet address field, type in GTX1.ASTRILL.NET, then type ASTRILL L2TP in Destination Name. Select Don't connect now; just set it up so I can connect later

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STEP 7

Type your Astrill login details, your email as your Username and your Astrill account Password then click Create.

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Step 8

Click Close.

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STEP 9

In the Network and Sharing Center, click Change Adapter Settings.

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STEP 10

Locate the Astrill L2TP connection, right-click and choose Properties.

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STEP 11

Go to Security tab, set Type of VPN to Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPSec. Set Data Encryption to Maximum Strength Select Allow these protocols, and ensure that only Microsoft CHAP Version 2 is selected. Click the Advanced settings button at the top and type way2stars as the Key then click OK.

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STEP 12

Click the Networking Tab and ensure that the only thing checked is Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) then click OK.

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STEP 13

You can right click from Astrill L2TP connection now and select Connect to connect to VPN.

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Now you can check your IP address here: https://www.astrill.com/what-is-my-ip. If it shows an Astrill IP, you're connected to VPN successfully and start surfing the internet.