Just downloaded and installed the OpenVPN GUI. How do I use it?

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  1. DesuMaiden

    DesuMaiden Registered Member

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    How do I configure the GUI to use one of the OpenVPN proxies?
     
  2. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

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    Windows?

    I'm not using Windows much.

    Someone?
     
  3. PaulyDefran

    PaulyDefran Registered Member

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    You put the .ovpn file for your VPN provider in C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config
    (or whatever drive you installed it to). I use embedded certs, so I just have the .ovpn file...you may also have carious .crt,.key, or .pem files to add in there....depends on your provider and what they offer.

    PD
     
  4. Taliscicero

    Taliscicero Registered Member

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    You just take all the stuff the VPN provider gives you, go to your OpenVPN folder in C:/ and dump them all in the "Config" folder. Then just open OpenVPN GUI, and right click the icon and you will see all your servers.
     
  5. popcorn

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    To prevent accidentally running the GUI as non admin I always go to Properties then Go to the Compatibility tab, select the Privilege Level box that says “Run this program as an administrator.
     
  6. Taliscicero

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    I also do this, everyone should. Along with changing your DNS manually to make sure there are no DNS leaks.
     
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