This guide describes the configuration of OpenVPN on Windows 8 using the installation package from the OpenVPN community.

Note. Please make sure you install OpenVPN version 2.3 and above, if you have any issue in connecting please contact us.

You need to have administer rights in order to use OpenVPN GUI on platforms with restricted user rights like Windows Vista and Windows 7. To get administer rights for this task, right-click on the OpenVPN GUI icon and choose the entry 'Run as administrator'. Otherwise you might risk not being connected, or being connected but NOT anonymized.