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How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Windows 7 OpenVPN ?

Jan 06, 2015
Aug 04, 2022
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Looking to setup OpenVPN on Windows 7? Well here is an easy to follow guide that will help you get started with manual OpenVPN connection on Windows 7.

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. Windows Supported Device.
  3. A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click 👉here to buy)
Dedicated IP addon can be only be connected with Ras protocol i.e PPTP/L2TP/SSTP.
Installing OpenVPN
  • Click 👉here to download PureVPN OpenVPN installer.
  • Right click OpenVPN installer and select Properties.
Right click on OpenVPN installer and select properties.
  • From General tab, click Unblock, Apply and OK
From General Tab, click on "Unblock", "Apply" and "OK"
  • Right Click OpenVPN installer and select Open or double click to execute.
Right click on OpenVPN installer and select "Open" or Double click to execute
  • Click Yes to allow installation.
Click "Yes" to allow installation
  • Click Next.
Click "Next"
  • Click I agree.
Click "I agree"
  • Click Next
Click "Next"
  • Click Install to begin installation
Click "Install" to begin installation
  • Enable Always trust software from GZ systems limited and click Install.
 Check "Always trust software from "GZ Systems Limited" and click Install
  • Click Next once installation completes.
Click "Next" once installation completes
  • Uncheck Show Readme and click Finish
 Uncheck "Show Readme" and click on Finish
Configure OpenVPN
  • Right click OpenVPN GUI icon and click Run as admin.
Right click on OpenVPN GUI icon and "Run as Admin"
  • Click Yes to allow application to run
Click "Yes" to allow application to run
  • Right click OpenVPN icon from system tray, choose your desired server and click Connect.
Right click on OpenVPN icon from System tray, go to desired server and select "Connect"
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can find your 👉VPN credentials.
Insert Username and Password provided by PureVPN.( Important Note: Your email address is not your VPN login username. )
  • VPN connection will be established in few seconds.
VPN will establish connection in few seconds
  • You are now connected. Select the Network as public.
You are connected now. Select Network location as Public.
  • Click Close.
Click on "Close" and Enjoy the Freedom!
Disconnect
  • Right click OpenVPN icon from system tray, go to connected server and click Disconnect.
To disconnect OpenVPN. Right click on OpenVPN Icon from System tray, go to connected server and select "Disconnect"
Saving Account Details
  • Right click OpenVPN icon from system tray, go to desired server and click Edit config.
Right click on OpenVPN Icon from system tray, go to desired server and select Edit Config
  • Add pass.conf after auth-user-pass parameter and Save.
Add pass.conf after auth-user-pass parameter and save
  • Open notepad and insert PureVPN Credentials (i-e Username and Password) and save it as pass.conf.
Open notepad and insert Username in first line and password in second line then save it as pass.conf
  • Open folder where you save the file, click Tools menu and click Folder options.
Open folder where you save the file, click on Tools menu and select Folder options
  • Click View tab and uncheck Hide Extensions for known file types, click Apply and OK
Click on View tab and uncheck "Hide extensions for known file types, click "Apply" and "OK"
  • Right click pass.conf.txt.file and rename it.
Right click on pass.conf.txt file and rename it
  • From pass.conf.txt, remove.txt and hit enter.
  • Click Yes.
From pass.conf.txt, remove .txt, hit enter and click on "Yes"
  • Go to OpenVPN installation folder and copy pass.conf file in config folder.
Open OpenVPN installation folder (C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config) and drag / copy pass.conf file in config folder
  • Click Continue to copy file.
Click "Continue" to copy file

Repeat below steps to edit all servers.

Step A: Right click OpenVPN icon from system tray, go to the desired server and click Edit config.

Step B: Add pass.conf after auth-user-pass parameter and Save.

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