How to install OpenVPN client on windows.

How To Install OpenVPN Client On Windows.

If you type “What is OpenVPN?” into a search engine the results might lead you to believe it’s strictly an open source project. Yes, it is that, but it’s not only that. The more accurate answer is that OpenVPN is the name of:

  • An open source project we call Community Edition.

  • Our tunneling protocol.

  • The company behind this site and the commercial products we make to support the open source work .


This guide is meant for users of the OpenVPN Access Server product that wish to connect their Windows computer using the official OpenVPN Connect Client software.


You will need to have a valid set of credentials, like user name and password, and of course the address of your OpenVPN Access Server.

The OpenVPN Connect Client for Windows, latest version, currently supports these operating systems:

  • Windows 10

  • Windows 8 and 8.1

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2

Download and install the OpenVPN Connect Client

Navigate to the OpenVPN Access Server client web interface.

Login with your credentials.

Click on the Windows icon.

Now start the installation.

Click ‘Run’ or ‘Open’ to start the installation process.

Agree to the EULA

Click Install.

Click ‘Yes’ to approve the privilege escalation request.

Wait until the installation process completes.

In the system tray, the OpenVPN Connect Client is now ready for use.

This is how to install OpenVPN on windows.