OpenVPN client configuration – Windows Vista


In the first step download OpenVPN application: OpenVPN Client


1. INSTALLING OpenVPN Application

The application is distributed as Open Source GNU so we can install and use without any restrictions.

We need to run the application with administrator privileges (run as Administrator)



If you see the message “User Account Control” click “Yes”


Welcome screen, click "Next"


Accept the terms of the agreement,click "I Agree"


The choice of components, leave the default already selected and click "Next"


Confirmation of the path where the program will be installed.
The default installation path is C:Program FilesOpenVPN or C:Program Files(x86)OpenVPN click “Install”


Application Installation in progress


OpenVPN client requires to install additional network interface TAP-Win32 Adapter V9

Select “Always trust software from” OpenVPN “ option and click: "Install"


Installing the TAP-Win32 interface adapter V9


Uncheck "Show Readme" and click "Finish"


We have a new shortcut on our "Desktop", called OpenVPN GUI



To use the application you must download the configuration files:

After downloading the package configuration, you must extract it to a directory C:Program FilesOpenVPNconfig

After unpacking the files close the window, and click on   .

The application runs in the bottom right corner of the clock  


Click on the application, right-click and choose VPN server to connection, then click "Connect"


When you first start OpenVPN and Firewall enabled usually pops up a message asking whether to block a program openvpn ?

Select "Unblock" option


During the connection, you will be asked to type your login and password.


To disconnect, right-click on the icon OpenVPN (bottom right corner of the clock),
select the server to which we are connected, and click: "Disconnect"


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