The first one is to upgrade your Windows operating system to any supported version – Nord VPN app works smoothly on Windows 7 and any later Windows version.
Due to convenience, ease-of-use and all-around security, we strongly encourage you to choose the first option.
Many of you did not upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista, but are planning to upgrade to Windows 7. As a punishment, you can't upgrade directly from XP to 7; you have to do what's called a clean install, which means you have to jump through some hoops to keep your old data and programs. Make sure you have all the CDs or if you downloaded programs, back up any install files you have on an external drive.
Find the file you should have named "Windows Easy Transfer--Items from old computer" and double click. If you want to save a lot of this hassle, you can get a program that will move all your data and your installed applications for you.
You can choose which accounts to move, and the transfer wizard will figure out the rest. The PCMover Windows 7 upgrade assistant from Laplink costs around $30.
In case you are planning to stick to Windows XP or Windows Vista for a while, you will need to set up a manual Open VPN connection.