Things to Consider:
Before you begin, please make sure that:
Follow these simple steps to configure PureVPN on Windows 8 OpenVPN:
2 Right-click on OpenVPN client and select properties.
3 From General Tab, click on “Unblock”, “Apply” and “OK”
4 Right click on OpenVPN installer and select “Open” or Double click to execute
5 Click “Yes” to allow installation
6 Click “Next”
7 Click “I agree”
8 Click “Next”
9 Click “Install” to begin installation
10 Check “Always trust software from “GZ Systems Limited” and click Install
11 Click “Next” once installation completes
12 Uncheck “Show Readme” and click on Finish
13 Right click on OpenVPN GUI icon and “Run as administrator”
14 Click “Yes” to allow application to run
15 Right click on OpenVPN icon from System tray, go to desired server and select “Connect”
16 Insert Username and Password provided by PureVPN.
Important Note: Please always remember your PureVPN username & password is different from your Website Member Area email address & Password.
17 VPN will establish connection in few seconds
18 You are connected now. Enjoy the Freedom!
19 To disconnect OpenVPN. Right click on OpenVPN Icon from System tray, go to connected server and select “Disconnect”
Saving account details:
20 Right-click on OpenVPN Icon from system tray, go to desired server and select Edit Config
21 Add pass.conf after auth-user-pass parameter and save
22 Open notepad and insert Username in the first line and password in the second line then save it as pass.conf
23 Open the folder where you saved the file, click on View from the top and check “File name extensions”
24 Click on View tab and uncheck “Hide extensions for known file types, click “Apply” and “OK”
25 Right click on pass.conf.txt file and rename it
26 From pass.conf.txt, remove .txt, hit enter and click on “Yes”
27 Open OpenVPN installation folder (C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config) and drag / copy pass.conf file in config folder
28 Click “Continue” to copy file
*Repeat Step 21 and 22 to edit all servers
Step20: Right-click on OpenVPN Icon from system tray, go to the desired server and select Edit Config
Step21: Add pass.conf after auth-user-pass parameter and save.
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