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How to install KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Application

on Windows Vista Service Pack 2

Follow simple steps below that will help you to smoothly get started with the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited application, and easily manage it.

1. Installation of the application

Make sure that your operating system is updated to Service Pack 2. To check, please go to Control Panel > System and Maintenance > System.

If Service Pack 1 is not installed, at first, you should install it:

Check Windows XP settings before installing VPN Unlimited on PC

And then install Service Pack 2:

Install Windows Vista Service Pack 2

After the successful installation of Service Pack 2, the system properties in Control Panel > System and Maintenance > System will display that Service Pack 2 is installed.

After the successful installation of SP 2, the system properties will display that SP 2 is installed

If Service Pack 1 is installed, please skip this step. Otherwise, download and install the KB936330 update via Windows Update or from the following link: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30

If Service Pack 2 is not installed, download and install the KB948465 update via Windows Update or from the following link: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=16468

To download the application, please go to the following page and select Standalone Version.

Install KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Application on Windows Vista Service Pack 2

Save the file to your computer.

Then launch the downloaded installer.

Find VPN Unlimited on your Wimdows Vista PC

If User Account Control is enabled on your OS, you may receive the following alert:

You may receive the following alert If User Account Control is enabled on your OS

To continue the installation, please click Continue and then Next.

Install the VPN Unlimited program on your Windows Vista SP2 PC

Select a path to install the program, or leave the default path and click Next.

Select a path to install the VPN program on Windows Vista SP2 PC

Choose a folder name in the Start menu, where shortcuts of the program will be created or leave the default name and click Next.

Choose a folder name in the Start menu where shortcuts of the program will be created and click Next

Select where you would like to create shortcuts for launching the program, and click Next.

Select where you would like to create shortcuts for launching the VPN program

In the next window, click Install to start the installation.

In the next window, click Install to start the installation VPN program on Windows Vista SP2 PC

The copy process of the application files will start.

Setup VPN Unlimited program on your Windows Vista PC

If the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package, required to run the program, is not installed, the installer will offer to setup this package. To follow the process, please accept the license agreement and click Install.

To follow the process, please accept the license agreement and click Install - VPN on Win Vista SP2

The installation of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package will not take a lot of time.

Setup Microsoft Visual C++ program on your Windows PC

After the installation process is completed, click Close.

After the installation process Microsoft Visual C++ is completed, click Close

The next step is to install TAP Adapter. To do so, please select the checkbox labeled Always trust software from ”OpenVPN Technologies, Inc.” and click Install.

OpenVPN protocol for Windows Vista

Click Finish after successful installation.

How to install VPN Unlimited App on Windows Vista SP 2 - Click Finish after successful installation

Launch the application: Start > All Programs > KeepSolid VPN Unlimited > KeepSolid VPN Unlimited.

Launch the application: Start>All Programs>KeepSolid VPN Unlimited>KeepSolid VPN Unlimited

If at the start of the application, Windows Firewall or any other Firewall, installed in the system, requests permission for the open-vpn.exe and vpn-unlimited.exe files to access the network, allow the access.

If you have accidentally denied access for these files, please open Windows Firewall by going to Start > Control Panel > Windows Firewall. Select Allow a program through Windows Firewall.

Open Windows Firewall by going to Start>Control Panel>Windows Firewall. Select Allow a program

Click Continue to the permission request.

Windows Firewall requests permission for the open-vpn.exe and vpn-unlimited.exe files

Set the checkbox for OpenVPN.

If you have denied access for these files, open Windows Firewall and Set the checkbox for OpenVPN

And also set the checkbox for VPNUnlimited.

If you have denied access for files, open Windows Firewall and set the checkbox for VPN Unlimited

2. Removal of the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited application

To remove the application, please go to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs. Select KeepSolid VPN Unlimited and click Uninstall.

Removal of the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited application

Or go to Start > All Programs > KeepSolid VPN Unlimited and select Uninstall KeepSolid VPN Unlimited

Launch the VPN application: Start>All Programs>KeepSolid VPN Unlimited>KeepSolid VPN Unlimited

3. Update to the latest version of the application

The program checks for updates automatically every time when starting. However, you can check for a new version manually: right-click on the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited icon in the system tray, and select Check for Update.

Right-click on the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited icon in the system tray, and select Check for Update

If a new version is available, you will be proposed to download and install it.

If an error occurs during the updating process, you will need to remove the old version of the application as described in section 2.

When the process is completed, install the new version of the application from the website as described in section 1.