OpenVPN Installation on Windows OS

This article will help you to know how to install and configure OpenVPN on your Windows OS (operating system) (versions 7, 8.1, 10, 11, 2008R2, 2012R2, 2016, 2019, 2022).

To install and configure OpenVPN on your Windows OS, follow the steps:

  1. Download the actual version of the OpenVPN application for Windows OS.
    1. To download the actual version of the OpenVPN application for Windows OS, follow the link.
    2. On the Community Downloads pag, click OpenVPN-2.6.5-I001-amd64.msi.
  2. Additionally, download the OpenVPN configuration file (client01-tcp.ovpn) from the provided link: http://server_IP:port/xxxxxxxxxx/. You should have received this link via email when the service is activated.
  3. You can also find VPN access information in your client area.
    1. In your client area, find the VPN Servers tab.
    2. Click Manage.
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    3. In the Access section, find the OpenVPN settings.
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    4. Download access information there.
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  4. Install the latest version of the OpenVPN application on your computer (client). There is no need to change the default settings.
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  5. After the installation is complete, copy the client**.ovpn file to the program installation folder. The default path is "C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config\".
  6. To run the OpenVPN application, right-click the application icon on the Windows taskbar > click Connect.
  7. If the connection is successful, you will see the result in the lower right corner of the screen: "client01-tcp now connected.".
  8. To avoid problems with the launch and operation of OpenVPN, we strongly recommend that you run the application as an administrator. To do this, right-click the application shortcut, in the shortcut properties on the Compatibility tab, select the Run this program as an administrator checkbox.
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IMPORTANT! To fix DNS leaks, follow these steps:

  1. Use the OpenVPN application of the current version (if necessary, update via the link).
  2. Add the block-outside-dns line to the connection config.

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