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Windows XP: How to setup PPTP

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.


Set auto-connect

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 Torguard VPN 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”.

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