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Windows 7: Can't Connect to VPN

29 Nov 2009   #1
Microsoft MVP

Can't Connect to VPN

I can't connect from my home (Win7 Starter) to the wife's office (WinXP Home) via a VPN connection.

I followed the directions here to setup the VPN Server on the XP system: WindowsXP VPN Server

Forwarded ports 1723, 500, 51, 50, 47

Followed the setup a new connection wizard. Can't connect with new account (made in the VPN wizard. Can't connect with an existing account on the VPN server system either. I am able to connect from another home system to the system that hosts the VPN server using pcAnywhere.

Either attempt gives an Error 800 - the VPN tunnel failed.

Any ideas on where to start looking?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Nov 2009   #2

7 home premium 64 bit

Don't know if this will help or the link contained to ms?

VPN Error 800 Explained
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30 Nov 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP


I tried opening up the ports on my Win7 system also and that didn't help.
The rest of the article has things that I've already done - any other ideas?
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