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Windows XP OpenVPN Setup Instructions using OpenVPN GUI

Please note that Giganews offers limited support for this configuration. Setup instructions are provided as-is with no guarantee of functionality.

  1. Download the latest version of the OpenVPN GUI software here: https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/downloads.html
  2. Install the application.
  3. Download the VyprVPN .opvn files from here and unzip the folder.
  4. Navigate to the OpenVPN install directory. By default this will be either C:/Program Files (x86)/OpenVPN or C:/Program Files/OpenVPN.
  5. Open the "Config" folder in the OpenVPN folder.
  6. Move the contents of the .zip file you downloaded from our site into the "Config" folder.
  7. Locate the OpenVPN software icon that should be on the desktop.
  8. Right-click the icon and choose "Run as..." and choose the Administrator account.
  9. The OpenVPN GUI icon should appear in the system tray at the bottom right-hand side of the screen. Note: you may need to expand the system tray to see it.
  10. Right-click the OpenVPN GUI icon. You will see the server locations listed.
  11. Hover the mouse over the server location you want to connect to and click "Connect."
  12. Momentarily, you will be prompted to enter your credentials. This is your Giganews username and password.
  13. The software will connect. The icon in the system tray will turn green if successfully connected.
  14. You can check your IP here: https://www.goldenfrog.com/whatismyipaddress

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