Setting Up OpenVPN Client on Windows PC
Posted by Aidil A. on 21 September 2022 05:06 PM
Download the installer that fit to your PC/notebook OS architecture - 32-bit or 64-bit.
Install OpenVPN Client
Once downloaded, double click on it to start with the installation,
If your PC enabled Windows UAC (User Access Control), you will be asked whether to allow OpenVPN installation or not. Click Yes.
You will be given 2 options, just pick either one only:
For most situation,
However, if you want to have more control on where to install or custom component to be installed, then click on
Ensure TAP-Windows network adapter driver is selected or else your OpenVPN client will not be able connect to VPN server.
You may be asked for install confirmation WinTUN and TAP-Windows network adapters driver.
Installation may take awhile. Once completed, click on Close button to close installation dialog box.
You may check and verify there are 2 new network adapters OpenVPN WinTUN and OpenVPN TAP-Windows6.
Download .ovpn configuration file
Once OpenVPN client is installed, download the .ovpn configuration file from respective VPN server.
You may find download link URL stated in the activation form email you'd received.
Visit the download link URL and look for file name ended with .ovpn. Right-click on the file and select
You may rename the file to any name but ensure to save the file with extension .ovpn, not as .txt.
Save or copy the file into OpenVPN
For 32-bit Windows OS - C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenVPN\config\
For 64-bit Windows OS - C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config\
Connect to OpenVPN server
OpenVPN GUI will automatically dock in taskbar.
You will be asked to enter your VPN
You are now connected.
And your OpenVPN GUI will turn to green, indicate a VPN currently in session.
To end your VPN session, simply click on Disconnect.
In-case of a connection failure, you may review its log. The log will give you and us some hint why the connection unsuccessful.
Save the log in a text file and send it to us via ticketing for further inspection.
If you face any difficulties on the setup, please feel free to contact our support team by submitting a ticket on https://247livesupport.biz or emailing out support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.