Windows 8 OpenVPN setup tutorial


Here you will find how to setup OpenVPN protocol on Windows 8. Setting up HeadVPN access under Windows 8 is simple. The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of a OpenVPN connection.


First you need to download and install OpenVPN GUI for Windows OS
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Click the I Agree button to continue.
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Click the Next button to continue.
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Click the Install button to continue.
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Click the Next button to continue.
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Now, after successful installation of OpenVPN GUI, you need to unzip the OpenVPN config files (You must be logged Client Area) into your “C:\Program File\OpenVPN\Config\” folder
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After you’ll extract config files, you’ll find headvpn-password.txt file. Open it and enter your VPN username/password in two lines.

Start OpenVPN GUI if it’s not started. Go to Start -> All Programs -> OpenVPN and start OpenVPN GUI

Now, in the toolbar, you will see a symbol (two red screens) for OpenVPN. Right click on it, choose VPN server you want to connect and click “Connect”.

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To disconnect, just right click on the OpenVPN server you where connected and select Disconnect.

DONE!

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Enjoy HeadVPN service!