How to setup OpenVPN on Windows 8 and 7

OpenVPN is one of the most popular and widely used VPN software solutions.

Its popularity is due to its strong features, ease of use and extensive support

  1. Download the software OpenVPN profiles from here.
  2. Go with  your browser to the OpenVPN website and download the software. Install the program using all the default settings.CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 1
  3. When OpenVPN is ready, click “Next” to continue.CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 3
  4. Read through the License Agreement and agree by clicking the “I Agree” button.CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 2
  5. Any change need to be made, just click “Next”.CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 4
  6. Click the “Install” button.CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 5
  7. You may notice a brief pause as the the TAP driver is installed. Notice the ‘TAP INSTALL (tap-0901)’ label. Press “Install” and “Next”CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 6
  8. The installation is completed, click “Finish”.CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 7
  9. Open the OpenVPN profiles and extract into the folder: for 32-bit is  C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config , for 64-bit is C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenVPN\config .CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 8
  10. Open the file and delete the servers which you don’t need. OpenVPN GUI allow only 50 servers.
  11. Back on Desktop, and on the icon of “OpenVPN GUI”, right-click and select “Properties”.
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  12. Click “Advanced” and will load new windows, check “Run as administrator” and click ok and again ok.
  13. Launch OpenVPN GUI.
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  14. The OpenVPN is open and is in the bottom-right, on the icon right-click.
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  15. Choose the server you want to connect to, and click “Connect”.
  16. Provide Username and Password  and click OK.CyberSilent- OpenVPN Windows 8 and 7 - 14
  17. Now you are connected with CyberSilent VPN.

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