L2TP on Windows XP

Setting up a L2TP Client on Windows XP
This is super easy, and you only have to type one piece of information the entire time!

Start by accessing the Network Connections Panel.
Click “Create New Connection” in the left hand column of the “Network Connections” window.

You are now presented with a Wizard. Click Next to continue.

Select “Connect to the Network at my Workplace” from the menu

Select Virtual Private Network connection from the next panel

Input Name the connection

Select “Do not dial the initial connection” from the next panel

Now enter the IP or FQDN of the L2TP Server. (This can be any of the configured interfaces)

Next you can either just finish or add a shortcut to the desktop. You are nearly done!

Please enter username and password provided by StableVPN
Click connect when you are done with this and if all goes well you will connect to the L2TP Server.
Optionally, click ‘Save Password’ to save your password as part of the connection

Before you click on the connect, you must select properties to open the properties window.

Select the General tab and in the Specified location you can input or change server address

In the Security tab , choose the “Advanced (custom setting ) ” and then click on the setting button

In the “Data encryption” drop down list, choose “Optional encryption (connect even if no encryption)” or “No encryption allowed”
Then select the “Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol(CHAP)” at Allow these protocols radio button

Select the Networking tab and in the “Type of VPN” drop down list, choose L2TP IPSec VPN
And then click on the OK

In the “Security” tab, select the following options.
Click on the “IPSec Settings” button, and place a checkmark in the “Pre-shared key” option.
You will need the shared key (“Pre-shared key”) that was given to your by your firewall/VPN administrator.
The kingVPN Pre-shared key is: 10002000

After the authentication process is complete, you will be logged on to the VPN Server and two computers will appear at the bottom right hand corner of your screen (default).

Congratulations! You have now successfully been connected to the VPN server.

You can see servers address here