How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Windows Vista (OpenVPN) ?

Feb 18, 2015
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Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • Windows Supported Device.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click here to buy)

Follow these simple steps to configure PureVPN on Windows Vista:

Installing OPENVPN Installer:

1 Download PureVPN OpenVPN installer.

2 Right click on OpenVPN installer 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 “Continue” to allow installation

6 Click “Next”

7 Click “I agree”

8 Click “Next”

9 Click “Install” to begin installation

10 Click “Next” once installation completes

11 Uncheck “Show Readme” and click on Finish

Connecting OPENVPN:

12 Right click on OpenVPN GUI icon and “Run as administrator”

13 Click “Continue” to allow application to run

14 Right click on OpenVPN icon from System tray, go to desired server and select “Connect”

15 Insert Username and Password provided by PureVPN

16 VPN will establish connection in few seconds

17 You are connected now.  Enjoy the Freedom!

18 To disconnect OpenVPN. Right click on OpenVPN Icon from System tray, go to connected server and select “Disconnect”

Saving account details:

19 Right click on OpenVPN Icon from system tray, go to desired server and select Edit Config

20 Add pass.conf after auth-user-pass parameter and save

21 Open notepad and insert Username in first line and password in second line then save it as pass.conf

22 Open folder where you save the file, click on Tools menu and select Folder options

23 Click on View tab and uncheck “Hide extensions for known file types”, click “Apply” and “OK”

24 Right click on pass.conf.txt file and rename it

25 From pass.conf.txt, remove .txt, hit enter and click on “Yes” to continue

26 Open OpenVPN installation folder (C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config) and drag / copy pass.conf file in config folder

27 Click “Continue” to copy file

28 Click “Continue” to allow

*Repeat Step 19 and 20 to edit all servers
Step19: Right-click on OpenVPN Icon from the system tray, go to the desired server and select Edit Config
Step20: Add pass. conf after auth-user-pass parameter and save

Having Trouble Connecting?
If you’re still unable to connect, then please check the most common errors and their solutions

Error 868
Solution

Error 800, 806, 807, 809
Solution

Error 720
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Error 691
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Error 647
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