Windows 7, 8, 10 OpenVPN

Download Software

Download TUVPN.COM's OpenVPN client depending on your subscription package from the following link, http://www.tuvpn.com/downloads/TUVPN-2.4.3-installer.exe

You will see the following window. Click Save File.

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Download Software


Open VPN Client

Right-click over the downloaded VPN client and click Open.

You will see a security message pop up. The windows header will read, "User Account Control". It will ask you the following message; "Do you want to allow the following program from an unkown publisher to make changes to this computor?". Just click, Yes.

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Open VPN Client


Software Installation

When you see this welcome screen, just click Next.

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Software Installation


License Agreement

Click, I Agree.

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License Agreement


Choose Components

Nothing to do here! Just click, Next.

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Choose Components


Choose Install Location

Just Click, Install.

Your OpenVPN software will be saved with all your other program software.

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Choose Install Location


Installation Complete

Click, Next.

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Installation Complete


Set Up Completion

Uncheck, Show Readme box.

Click, Finish.

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Set Up Completion


OpenVPN GUI Properties

This is a very important step for the proper functioning of the OpenVPN software with Windows 7.

We have to make sure that we run OpenVPN GUI (the program that we will use to connect/disconnect to TUVPN) as Administrator. This will ensure a trouble-free experience with your VPN.

Click on the Start button, then All Programs, then scroll to find the OpenVPN folder and left-click on this folder. This will expand the folder. Now right-click over OpenVPN GUI, and select Properties.

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OpenVPN GUI Properties


Run Program as Administrator

In the 'OpenVPN GUI Properties' window, select the tab called Compatibility.

Now make sure the 'Run this program as an administrator' box under 'Privilege Level' is checked i.e Ticked. Then click, OK.

You are now ready to start connecting to your VPN using the OpenVPN software!

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Run Program as Administrator


Get Connected

Double-click on the OpenVPN GUI shortcut icon on your desktop.

You may then see a Windows security message pop up in a window entitled "User Account Control". It will say. "Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?". Just click, Yes.

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Get Connected


Get Connected

Left-click on the 'up arrow' in the bottom right-hand corner of your screen. You will then see the OpenVPN Gui  icon.

Shared VPN Users: Right-click over the OpenVPN icon, select server of your choice from menu and click on Connect

Dedicated IP VPN Users:  Right-click over the OpenVPN icon, select your subscribed server from menu and click on Connect

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Get Connected


OpenVPN Connection

Now input the TUVPN username and password that was emailed to you after payment of your subscription. The title of the email was, "TUVPN.COM Service Activation". Then click, OK.

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OpenVPN Connection


TUVPN is now connected!

You should now be connected! You will notice that the two small screens on the OpenVPN icon should now have changed from red to green. When they are green....you are connected.

To disconnect from the VPN network, right-click over the OpenVPN icon and click Disconnect.

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TUVPN is now connected!


Confirmation of successful connection to your VPN.

If you wish to confirm that you really are now enjoying new freedoms, security and anonymity on the Internet, go to an IP identification site (e.g. www.whatismyipaddress.com ) where you can see that your IP is now a TUVPN server node in an entirely new location....and probably a new country!

Enjoy your new freedom and security!

Confirmation of successful connection to your VPN.


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