How to install and use ExpressVPN 3.X on Windows

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This page is for customers running older versions of ExpressVPN on Windows XP and Windows Vista. If you are using a newer version of Windows, please use this tutorial

Watch the video or follow the steps below to setup ExpressVPN on Windows:

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Download the VPN app
Install the VPN app
Connect and disconnect the VPN
Further support


Download the VPN app

Let’s start by getting some details about your ExpressVPN account. Open the Welcome Email you received when you signed up for ExpressVPN. Click the link in the email.

open the welcome email

If you can’t find the link, log in to your account here.

log in to expressvpn.com

Once you’ve clicked the link in the welcome email or logged in to the website, click on Set Up ExpressVPN on the Active Subscriptions page. This will take you to the Downloads page.

set up expressvpn

Click on the Windows section. On the right side of the screen, click on Show all versions and then click the Download button for Windows XP and Vista to start downloading your app.

Do not close the window! You will need it for the next step.

download windows app version 3

Before proceeding to the app install, you need to copy your activation code. You will need this later.

To copy your activation code to the clipboard, click the copy code icon in the top right corner of the box containing the code. You will be asked to provide it later.

click to copy activation code

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Install the VPN app

Double-click on the file expressvpn-install_v3.535 in your downloads folder.

v3.535

If any security warnings pop up, click Yes or Allow to continue with the installation.

Click Next.

start setup

Click I agree.

license

Click Next.

components

Click Next.

users

Click Install.

install location

Click Next.
installation

Click Finish to complete the installation.

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When ExpressVPN launches for the first time, copy and paste the activation code on our website (refer back to Step 2) and click Next.

activate

Congratulations! You now have access to our VPN services! Click on the server location of your choice to start connecting.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Connect and disconnect the VPN

To choose the server that best matches your geographic location, click on Connect to recommended location.

menu

Once you see the Connected message, you can begin surfing with freedom and security!

connected

To disconnect from the VPN server, click Disconnect.

disconnect

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Further support

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