In this session we will download OpenSSL in preparation for creating a secure connection between our Python programs and Betfair
Step 1 In your web browser goto
Click on the products tab on the web site
Click the win32 openSSL link
Step 2 Scroll down and choose the appropriate file for your PC. My PC is a 64 bit so I chose Win64 OpenSSL V1.0.1g
Step 3 When the file has downloaded double click the downloaded .exe file in the bottom left of your browser
Step 4 Answer Yes to ‘do you want to allow this program to modify your computer’
Step 5 At this stage it may say that you do not have Visual C++ 2008 redistributable installed.
If this happens go to http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=29
Download and run the above using the default settings before answering the prompt from the OPenSSL install
Step 6 When the install of OPenSSL has finished unclick the donate button if you do not wish to donate and then click finish
Step 7 Check in your c: folder that you have a folder called openSSL-Win64
Well done you have installed openSSL. In the next session we will move onto using it.