HOW TO: Configure a VPN Connection to Your Corporate Network in Windows XP Professional (Q305550)

This step-by-step article describes how to configure a VPN connection to your corporate network in Windows XP Professional.

With the Point-to-Point Tunneling protocol (PPTP) or Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) which are automatically installed on your Windows XP-based computer, you can securely access resources on a network by connecting to a remote-access server through the Internet or other network. The use of both private and public networks to create a network connection is called a virtual private network (VPN).

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