Windows XP VPN Service

by michael on August 9, 2011

in VPN For OS

VPN Service has seen much popularity recently and getting a VPN service has become quite easy with the number of service providers exceeding 200. VPN service can be used on all operating systems including Linux and Windows OS. With the recent advancement in the field of operating systems Windows has launched its newer versions of the operating systems like Windows Vista and Windows 7. But the problems recently faced by some users of Windows is that some users still are using the old version of Windows i.e. Windows XP, and they don’t know how to set up a VPN connection in windows XP. Our article here would discuss the setting up of the VPN connection in Windows XP.


Windows XP VPN

Setting Up VPN connection in Windows XP:

  1. Open up the Control Panel.
  2. Click on Network Connections.
  3. Press Alt+F and click on New Connection.

The New Connection Wizard will open.

  1. Click Next
  2. Click Connect to the network at my workplace and then click Next.
  3. Select the VPN option and click Next.
  4. In the Company Name field type in the name and click Next.
  5. Type in the name of the host server or its IP address in the Host name of IP address field.
  6. Then click Next
  7. Click finish.


Setting Up VPN on XP


And there you go you have set up a new connection for your VPN. If you had checked the Create a shortcut on desktop then you would see a shortcut of this connection on your desktop.

Now here the problem for most users would be of choosing the right service provider for them. Well a little analysis done by us has revealed that Hide My Ass VPN is the best VPN service provider all over the globe. Here we list the top 5 service providers for VPN so that you have a little know how when you start looking for a service provider when buying a new connection.

Best VPN Provider For windows XP

Here is the List of Top 5 VPN providers for XP OS.

Rank Provider Starting Price Visit Provider Site
1 ExpressVPN $6.67 /Month Visit Provider Site
2 Hidemyass $11.52 /Month Visit Provider Site
3 IPvanish $10.00/Month Visit Provider Site
4 StrongVPN $21/ 3 Months Visit Provider Site
5 VyprVPN $14.95/Month Visit Provider Site
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