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Windows Vista OpenVPN Connect Setup Instructions

Download and Install the OpenVPN Connect Client
  1. Download the OpenVPN Connect installer here: Windows OpenVPN Connect Client
  2. Open the file you've just downloaded and click Run to start the installation. As soon as it is installed, you will see the OpenVPN Connect icon on your desktop.

  3. To start OpenVPN Connect, double-click the icon on your desktop. If you get a window saying 'Do you want to allow the following program... to make changes to this computer?', click Yes

  4. When OpenVPN Connect client has started, you will see the icon on your system tray.
Note: When you reboot your computer, OpenVPN Connect may not start automatically and you won't see the icon on the system tray. Click the OpenVPN Connect icon on the desktop to start the client.

Download and Import OpenVPN Configuration Profiles
  1. Visit our Network page at https://ironsocket.com/network#ovpn
  2. Select the OpenVPN server location you wish to connect to and Click Get Profile

  3. Select the encryption level you would like to use and click Download to download your .ovpn profile.

  4. Click the OpenVPN Connect icon in the system tray to open the OpenVPN menu
  5. Click Import and then select From local file...

  6. Browse to the folder where the .ovpn configuration profile was downloaded. Select the config file that you'd like to use and then click Open
  7. After a successful import, you will see a bubble message like the one below.

  8. Repeat these steps to import additional profiles.
  9. You can find the VPN profiles you've already imported when you click the icon

Connect to OpenVPN
  1. Click the OpenVPN Connect icon on the system tray to open the OpenVPN menu, select the VPN profile you wish to use and then click Connect...

  2. If you get an OpenVPN Warning to allow VPN connection, click Yes
  3. Enter your VPN Username and Password and click Connect. You can find your login credentials on your VPN Login Details page.
    Note: Your VPN login credentials are not the same as your IronSocket website login details.

  4. When you have successfully connected, you will see a bubble message like 'The connection to uk-lon-1.isvpn.net has been established'

Disconnect from OpenVPN
  1. Click the OpenVPN icon on the system tray to open the OpenVPN menu, then click for example Disconnect from uk-lon-1.isvpn.net