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Windows XP: How to setup L2TP

Setup L2TP on Windows XP 

  • Open “Network Connections” through Start -> Settings -> Network Connections (1).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 1

  • Click on “Create a new connection” (2).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 2

  • Click “Next” (3).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 3

  • Select “Connect to the network at my workplace” (4) and click “Next” (5).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 4

  • Choose “Virtual Private Network Connection” (6) and click “Next” (7).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 5

  • Enter desired name for your connection (8). We recommend to name it: TorGuard VPN.
    Click “next” button (9).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 6

  • Type the name or IP address of the TorGuard VPN server you want to connect to (10).
    Login to your TorGuard client area and check under My Servers. You will find there the available servers.
    Click “Next” (11).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 7

  • Click “Finish” (12).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 8

  • In the “User Name” box (13), enter your TorGuard VPN username.
    In the “Password” box (14), enter your TorGuard VPN password.
    Click the “Properties” button (15).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 9

  • Select “Security” Tab (16) and click “IP Sec Settings” button (17).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 10

  • Click the “Use pre-shared key for authentication” checkbox (18) and enter in the “Key” field (19): torguard Click “OK” button (20).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 11

  • Now Choose the “Networking” tab (21) and change the “Type of VPN” to “L2TP IP/Sec VPN” (22). Now click “OK” button (23).

    WindowsXP L2TP/IPSec VPN Setup: Step 12



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