Set up OpenVPN on Windows

This tutorial explains how to set up OpenVPN on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, or Vista. Follow step-by-step to set up an OpenVPN client Windows.

  • We used the FastestVPN for this tutorial. While you can use any VPN service which supports the OpenVPN protocol.
    1: Download OpenVPN GUI client for Windows for 32-bit or 64-bit Windows from here.
    2: Install the downloaded OpenVPN client setup file.

    openvpn client windows

    OpenVPN Windows

    3: When the installation of OpenVPN GUI Windows is complete, then close the Window.

    Open VPN gui

    4: Now download the OpenVPN configuration files (ovpn files) which will be provided by your VPN service provider. Copy your desired server files to C > Program Files > OpenVPN > Config folder

    OpenVPN Windows client

    5: Grant permission when asked for

    openvpn server windows

    6: Right click on the OpenVPN icon, then go to your desired VPN server and click "Connect"

    Open VPN gui

    7: Enter the username and password provided by your VPN service provider. Click "OK"

    8: Wait for a few seconds. Once connected successfully, the OpenVPN GUI icon will turn to green color.

    OpenVPNGUI Windows

    OpenVPN is considered one of the most secure VPN protocols. Therefore, it is recommended when you need a network environment with very high security and encryption. You can also set up the OpenVPN client on windows using the alternative Viscosity VPN client.

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    By following the steps given above, you can set up a Windows VPN using the OpenVPN protocol through the OpenVPN GUI App. If you're looking for additional support or have any questions related to setting up the OpenVPN client on Windows, please Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions.

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