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Windows OpenVPN Tutorial

You can set up a VPN connection using OpenVPN GUI.

Step 1: Installation

  1. Download the OpenVPN client:
    for Windows 7 and higher -
    for Windows XP, download here -
  2. Go to the directory with the downloaded file and run it:

  3. Accept the license agreement:

  4. The next step is the selection of components. You can leave the selection by default:

  5. Specify the installation location for the OpenVPN client. You can leave the selection by default:

  6. Install the TAP adapter. Check the "Always trust software from OpenVPN ..." and click on the Install:

  7. The next screen is the final one. If you want to read the Readme file, tick the "Show Readme". Click on the Finish to complete the installation.

Step 2: Setting up a connection with EnableVPN

  1. Download the EnableVPN configuration file:
    select the server you need in the Settings and click on the Download. The archive containing configuration files must be downloaded (for example, for the GER1 server as follow):
  2. Unzip the EnableVPN configuration files to the OpenVPN INSTALLATION PATH/config directory:

  3. It is time to connect to the EnableVPN! After installing OpenVPN the following icon will appear in the tray:

    Right-click the mouse and select Connect:
  4. A window with the login-password dialog will open.
    Enter your login-password associated with your EnableVPN account.

Congratulations! You are connected to the EnableVPN server.