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Manual Setup Guide for Windows XP

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Feb 19, 2015
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Below are given the tutorials link for Windows XP users, which tells you step-by-step how to setup VPN on Windows XP system, you may find the guide according to your system requirement.

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)

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1 Click on “Start” and go to “Control Panel”

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2 Click on “Network and Internet Connections”

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3 Click on “Network Connections”

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4 Click on “Create a new connection”

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5 Click on “Next”

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6 Select “Connect to the network at my workplace” and click “Next”

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7 Select “Virtual Private Network connection” and click “Next”

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8 Insert “PureVPN PPTP” as Company Name and click “Next”

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9 Insert your desired server address / IP and click Next. Click here to get the server list.

10 Select “Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop” and click Finish

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11 Insert the following info:

  •  Insert Username and Password provided by PureVPN ( Important Note: Your email address is not your VPN login username. )
  • Select “Save this user name and password for the following users
  • Select “Me only” or “Anyone who uses this computer”
  • Click on Properties

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12 Click on “Networking” Tab and select “PPTP VPN” from drop down menu.

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13 Uncheck “File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks” and click “OK”

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14 Click on “Connect” now

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15 VPN connection will be established after username and password verification.

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16 You are connected NOW. Enjoy the Freedom 🙂

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17 To disconnect VPN, right click on VPN connection and select “Disconnect”

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1 Click on “Start” and go to “Control Panel”

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2 Click on “Network and Internet Connections”

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3 Click on “Network Connections”

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4 Click on “Create a new connection”

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5 Click on “Next”

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6 Select “Connect to the network at my workplace” and click “Next”

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7 Select “Virtual Private Network connection” and click “Next”

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8 Insert “PureVPN L2TP” as Company Name and click “Next”

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9 Insert your desired server address in Hostname or IP address box and click “Next”. Click here to get the server list.

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10 Select “Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop” and click Finish

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11 Insert the following info:

  • Insert Username and Password provided by PureVPN. ( Important Note: Your email address is not your VPN login username. )
  • Select “Save this user name and password for the following users
  • Select “Me only” or “Anyone who uses this computer”
  • Click on Properties

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12 Click on “Networking” Tab and select “L2TP IPSec VPN” from drop down menu.

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13 Uncheck “File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks” and click on “Security” tab

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14 Click IPSec Settings

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15 Select “Use pre-shared key for authentication”, insert “12345678” in Key box and hit “OK”

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16 Select required data encryption and hit “OK”.
For Streaming purpose uncheck required data encryption.

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17 Click on “Connect” now

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18Step18: VPN connection will be established after username and password verification.

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19 You are connected NOW. Enjoy the Freedom 🙂

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20 To disconnect VPN, right click on VPN connection and select “Disconnect”

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1 Click here to download PureOpenVPN installer.

Installing OpenVPN:

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

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3 Click on “Unblock”

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

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5 Click on “Next”

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6 Click on “I Agree” to continue the setup

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7 Click on “Next”

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8 Click on “Install” to begin installation.

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9 Once installation completes, click on “Next”

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10 Uncheck “Show Readme and click on “Finish”

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Connecting OpenVPN:

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

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

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

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

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15 VPN connection will establish in few seconds

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

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Saving Username and Password:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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24 Click “Yes” on next window

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

 

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