Setup OpenVPN client for Windows

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In this tutorial, we will learn how to setup OpenVPN client for Windows with the help of the official OpenVPN connect client software. You can easily learn how to use the OpenVPN connect client software, just follow the below steps with a screenshot.

OpenVPN is an open-source VPN(Virtual Private Network) service. VPN hides the original IP address and assigns a new IP address by redirecting through a specially configured remote server run by a VPN host.


  • A valid OpenVPN client .ovpn file.
  • Windows system.

Downloading and configure the OpenVPN Connect Client for macOS

  • OpenVPN Connect client supports the following Windows.
Windows 10
Windows 8 and 8.1
Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Navigate to the following link to download the client. Click on the Download the OpenVPN Connect v3.
Setup OpenVPN
  • After downloading, click on the Run button.
Setup OpenVPN
  • Click on Next button.
Setup OpenVPN
  • Fill the box to accept the Terms and Condition, click on the Next button.
Install OpenVPN client on Windows and Ubuntu

A popup will appear on the screen, click on the Yes button to continue.

  • Click on Install button to start the installation.
Configure OpenVPN clients
  • Click on the Finish button.
OpenVPN client setup on Windows

OpenVPN is now successfully installed in the system.

  • Click on the OpenVPN icon from the desktop to open the OpenVPN client. After opening the OpenVPN, click on the file option.
Installing and Configuring OpenVPN (Windows)
  • Click on the BROWSE button.
How To Guide: Set Up & Configure OpenVPN Client/server VPN
  • Browse the  .ovpn file and then click on the Open button.
Setup OpenVPN client for Windows
  • OpenVPN will import the Profile from the file which you have selected. Click on the Save Private Key Password and then click on the connect button.
Setup OpenVPN client for Windows

You have successfully connected to the OpenVPN server.


In this Setup OpenVPN client for Windows tutorial, we have learned how to install the OpenVPN Connect Client software in the Windows operating system and how to configure and use the Windows OpenVPN Connect Client to connect to the OpenVPN server.

If you want to learn how to Create and Configure the OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 21.10/20.04/18.04 then you can follow our tutorial from here.

You can also learn Setup OpenVPN client for Windows

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