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

Jan 03, 2015
Feb 01, 2021
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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)


You can watch the following video for Step by Step Configuration of PureVPN on Windows XP OpenVPN.

You can also follow the below-given tutorial of PureVPN manual configuration on Windows XP OpenVPN.

1 Click here to download PureOpenVPN installer.

Installing OpenVPN:

2 Right click on “OpenVPN installer” and go to “Properties”

3 Click on “Unblock”

4 Click on “Apply” then hit “OK” and double click on installer.

5 Click on “Next”

6 Click on “I Agree” to continue the setup

7 Click on “Next”

8 Click on “Install” to begin installation.

9 Once installation completes, click on “Next”

10 Uncheck “Show Readme and click on “Finish”

Connecting OpenVPN:

11 Right click on “OpenVPN GUI” icon and select “Open” or simply double click on “OpenVPN GUI”

12 Right click on “OpenVPN” icon from system tray to get the server list

13 Go to desired server / country and select “Connect”

14 Insert Username and Password provided by PureVPN and hit “OK” ( Important Note: Your email address is not your VPN login username. )

15 VPN connection will establish in few seconds

16 You are connected now. Enjoy the Freedom!!!

Saving Username and Password:

17 Right Click on “OpenVPN” icon from system tray, Move to desired server / country and select “Edit Config”

18 Add “pass.conf” after “auth-user-pass” parameter and save the file

19 Click on Start, go to All Programs > Accessories and open “Notepad”

20Insert Username in first line and password in second line then save the file in OpenVPN installation directory C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config as “pass.confg”

21Go to the OpenVPN directory C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config, click on Tools and select “Folder Options”

22  Uncheck “Hide extensions for known file type”, hit “Apply” and “OK”.

23 Right click on “pass.conf.txt”, select “Rename” and remove .txt then hit “Enter”

24 Click “Yes” on next window

Repeat Step 17 and 18 to add pass.conf to all server / countries then proceed to connect VPN

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

Error 868

Error 800, 806, 807, 809

Error 720

Error 691

Error 647

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