does the local network have any network OS on any of the machines (such as Windows 2000 Server or 2003 Server)? is it a domain or a workgroup? the VPN should be handled by the servers in the network. XP is not a network OS, its not even a good OS. im so sorry to hear you have to use it.
[ April 02, 2004: Message edited by: Randall Twede ]