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Windows XP

Configure your system to use WonderProxy's VPN

Windows XP VPN Configuration

  1. From the start menu, select Control Panel.
  2. Select Network Connections, and then Create New Connection.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Select Connect to the network at my workplace and click Next.
  5. Select Virtual Private Network connection.
  6. Name the connection. Use a name that is memorable so that you will be able to easily locate it in the list when you wish to connect to the VPN. We generally go with WonderProxy - CityName.
  7. Input the hostname of the server. WonderProxy's hostnames are of the form servername.wonderproxy.com, as in sanantonio.wonderproxy.com.

    WonderProxy hostname entered into field
  8. Click Finish. The Connect screen will open, inviting you to connect to the VPN. Click Properties to finish configuring the VPN.
  9. Open the Networking tab and choose L2TP IPsec VPN from the Type of VPN drop-down menu. Networking tab open
  10. Open the Security tab, and select Advanced [custom settings], then click Settings. The Advanced Security Settings window will open.
  11. Select Unencrypted password (PAP) and deslect any other protocols, then click OK.
  12. On the security tab, click IPSec Settings to open the IPSec settings, and select Use pre-shared key for authentication. Input WonderProxy's shared secret key, (you must be logged in as a proxy user to view the shared secret), and click OK.

    Security tab open, use preshared key option selected
  13. Click OK. To connect, input your WonderProxy username and password and click Connect.