IMPORTANT: This VPN protocol should not be considered encrypted or secure and should only be used in cases when simple IP masking or geo-unblocking is needed. For secure, anonymous VPN access only use the TorGuard OpenVPN Software (lite or Viscosity).
Setting up TorGuard access under Windows XP is simple. The following
instructions go step-by-step through the creation process.
Open Network Connections
First, open the Network Connections by going to the Start Menu and selecting Settings->Network Connections. It may also be located in Settings->Control Panel->Network Connections.
When your control panel opens, double–click on Network and Dial–Up Connections.
Start Connection Wizard
When the Network Connections folder opens, double–click on New Connection Wizard. You should see the New Connection Wizard screen. Click the Next button to continue.
Select The Connection Type
Next, select Connect to the network at my workplace and click the Next button.
Select The Connection
Next, select Virtual Private Network connection and click the Next button.
Enter The Company Name
On this screen, type TorGuard for the Company Name and click the Next button.
On this screen, click Do not dial the initial connection and click the Next button. (if you have to dial-up to connect to the internet select Automatically dial this initial connection: and select the connection you want to use)
Type in the name or the IP address of a TorGuard server. You will find them under My Servers in your TorGuard account. You will find there the available servers.
Then click the Next button.
Set Username and Password
Next, we’ll set up the connection settings.
In the yellow User Name box, enter your TorGuard username.In the green Password box, enter your TorGuard password. Optionally, click ‘Save Password’ to save your password as part of the connection. That’s it!
Connect To TorGuard
When you want to connect to your VPN, 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!
Disconnect From TorGuard
To disconnect from a VPN connection, right-click the icon for the connection, and then click “Disconnect”.