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How to setup OpenVPN GUI Windows (all Versions)

  1. First, download the Windows OpenVPN GUI 2.3 installer from one of the links below:

    Windows Installer (32-bit)
    openvpn-install-2.3.6-I005-i686.exe
    Windows Installer (64-bit) openvpn-install-2.3.6-I005-x86_64.exe

     

    Run the downloaded installer and follow the setup instructions below:

    1.) Click the "Next" button.

    Windows7 OpenVPN VPN Setup: Step 1

  2. 2.) Click the "I Agree" button.

    Windows7 OpenVPN VPN Setup: Step 2

  3. 3.) Click the "Next" button.

    Windows7 OpenVPN VPN Setup: Step 3

  4. 4.) Click the "Install" button.

     

  5. If you have the following message, press "Install".

    Windows7 OpenVPN VPN Setup: Step 5

  6. 6.) Click the "Next" button.

    Windows7 OpenVPN VPN Setup: Step 6

  7. 7.) Click the "Finish" button.

    Windows7 OpenVPN VPN Setup: Step 7

  8. 8.) NEXT, click here to download the TorGuard OpenVPN config files and unzip the contents into your OpenVPN install folder's following path: C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config

  9. 9.) Now, in the toolbar, you should see a symbol for OpenVPN (two red screens). You should also have an OpenVPN GUI icon on your desktop.

    Find the OpenVPN GUI icon on your desktop, right-click on it, and choose Properties from the context menu.



    10.) Click on Change settings for all users.
    a) In the Properties window, check Run this program as an administrator.
    b) Click OK to close the Properties window.
    c) Click OK to close the OpenVPN GUI Properties window.

    How to Connect

  10. 11.)
    a) Find the OpenVPN GUI icon on your desktop and double-click it to launch OpenVPN.
    b) In the taskbar tray, right click on the OpenVPN GUI icon.
    c) Find the site to connect to from the menu, and choose Connect from the site's submenu.
    d) Enter your TorGuard VPN USername and Password when prompted and click OK.
    e) The OpenVPN GUI icon in the tray will turn green once the secure connection is established.



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