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HowTo: Windows Vista & Win7 OpenVPN Setup Tutorial

The setup for Windows 7 and Windows Vista requires the installtion of Open VPN GUI. Download free OpenVPN GUI (with password save) and install it on your PC. You should press Allow the User Access Control window shows the An unidentified program wants to access your computer message.

You can download it also from OpenVPN download page (openvpn-2.1.4-install.exe), but it’s not with password save option.

Note that this tutorial was made for OpenVPN 2.1.4 version but it should be the same as for old/new one.

Press then install. If the following window is shown select Install this driver software anyway.

The you need to unzip online vpn free configuration files according to your package. Go to C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config, for example you have US/UK/NL package then you need US-UK-NL.zip or US-UK-NL-IP.zip files to unzip.

After you’ll extract configuration files you’ll find hideipvpn-password file, edit with notepad and replace username and password words with your VPN username and password.

error about privilegies, then move zip archive to C:\ folder, extract and move back to C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config\ folder.

Note, if you downloaded OpenVPN for "openvpn" site then this version do not support password save option, you need to download the configuration files from here to the following folder: C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config. Unzip the config file. You should see a new folder with config files.

If your OS is VISTA! Set OpenVPN Gui to run as Administrator.

Go to the desktop OpenVPN icon and right-click on it.

Top Gear – update

You probably remember our recent post about new series of Top Gear. As it turns out those episodes were just a “special treat” for Christmas and New Year. The real deal starts today. So this time for sure and officially – new season of Top Gear Starts tonight at 8.00 PM (UK time).To all of you who do not know that all main BBC channels are available to watch on-line (LIVE) - connect to one of our UK based servers (you can choose one of the following Premium packages – more details in this subject at the end of this post). Once coonected go to BBC Two web site or simply click this link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctwo/ and choose “Watch Live”. That is it. No software downloads, no extra hassle. On iPhone (or other mobiles devices), PC and Mac – enjoy Live BBC from any location in the world!

UPDATE – 21:20 UK TIME

If you just read this information right now we got good and bad news for you!

Bad news is that first episode of new series has ended about 15 minutes ago – sorry you have missed it (expect new one on coming Sunday, same time).

Good news is that you can still watch it with no hassle. Just fire up your UK VPN connection and visit this site: bbc – Top Gear at BBC iPlayer and remember – you got until 7:59PM Sun, 20 Mar 2011 to watch it – we hope this time you will make it.

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