Former discussions at http://www.google.com/search?q=Virtual+Private+Network+COnnection+is+grayed+out.&sourceid=mozilla&start=0&start=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
Specifically http://www.ozzu.com/ftopic37499.html notes a dependent service that may need enabling.
If this fails, call your IT staff to fix it.
1. I am able to select "Connect to the network at my workplace" but the next option :
2. Virtual Private Network COnnection is grayed out. I cannot choose it. I am running XP SP2. I did do a system restore 2 days ago and found that the shortcut point to my vpn def was invalid and the vpn def. was gone. SO I am trying to define it again.
Thanks for any help.