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Windows XP OpenVPN Setup Tutorial
Download OpenVPN from OpenVPN download page (openvpn-2.2.2-install.exe)
Note that this tutorial was made for OpenVPN 2.1.4 version but it should be the same as for old/new one.
Ask your VPN Provider for their “.ovpn” settings file (If they support OpenVPN)
Then they will have a settings file containing a list of all their servers you can use
Copy these files to C:Program FilesOpenVPNconfig folder.
After you’ll extract configuration files you’ll find password.txt file, edit with notepad and replace username and password
words with your VPN username and password (This sometimes is included in your welcome email).
Go to Start -> All Programs -> OpenVPN and start OpenVPN GUI. You may receive the following message: OpenVPN GUI is already running.
In the toolbar, you should now see a symbol for OpenVPN (two red screens). Right click on the symbol with the mouse, choose server you want to connect and click Connect. (The following screenshot is our vpn service list (Yours will look similar to this)
A successful VPN connection will be shown above the OpenVPN symbol.
During a connection, the two little screens will be green.
If you see a firewall warning please click on Unblock or allow access.
To disconnect, just right click on the OpenVPN symbol select server you where connected and click Disconnect.