Setting up TurnKeyVPN access under Windows 7 is simple. The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of a L2TP/IPSec VPN connection.
Open Network Connections
First, Open Network and Sharing Center from Control Panel. Then choose Set up a new connection or network.
Setup a ConnectionThen click Set up a connection or network.
The Set up a connection or a network window will now be displayed. Click on Connect to a workplace. Then click Next in the lower right hand section of the window.
How Do You Want To Connect?Next, you will be asked how you want to connect. Click Use my Internet connection (VPN).
Set Up The Internet Address
On this screen, type
In the Destination name: field, type in what you want to call the network. A good name for this is TurnKeyVPN. Then click Next.
Fill In Your Username and Password
Next, type in your TurnKeyVPN username and password. Check the Remember this password box.
You should see this screen next. Click the “Close” button to return to the “Network and Internet” screen.
Set the Preshared Key
In the IPsec Settings dialog, click the radio button labelled Use preshared key for authentication (hilighted in green). Then type turnkeyvpn into the textbox labelled Key (hilighted in blue). Then click the OK button (hilighted in red).
You’re finished! Click the OK button to save your settings.
When you want to connect to TurnKeyVPN.com, just double–click on the connection and click the Connect button. Enter your username and password (if you didn’t save it), and you’ll connect!
To disconnect from a VPN connection, right-click the icon for the connection, and then click Disconnect.