Setup OpenVPN UDP on Windows 8

Setup OpenVPN UDP on Windows 8

1. Download OpenVPN config files for UDP from here.
2. Download OpenVPN GUI Windows Client from logo and open the downloaded file to begin the installation.
3. Click 'Next'.
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4. Click "I Agree".
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5. Click "Next".
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6. Click "Install".
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7. Click "Next".
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8. Uncheck "Show Readme" and Click "Finish".
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9. Now go to the config files which you downloaded in step 1. Extract them, copy them and paste in C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config. Or you can simply drag and drop them.
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10. If it asks for administrator permission then check "Do this for all current items" and Click on "Continue" so that the files could be pasted.
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11. Now click on OpenVPN GUI on your desktop.
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12. If you see the message as in the below screenshot, click "OK".
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13. Its icon will appear either on the bottom-right of your taskbar or in the system tray.
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14. Right click on this icon, it will show the servers locations. Select your desired server and click "Connect". I connected to Norway server here as an example. Please note that it will display 50 server locations at a time so if you do not see your desired location, then go to C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config and then keep 50 server config files in that folder including your desired ones and remove others.
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15. Enter your username and password provided by OneVPN, check "Save password" and click "OK".
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16. Connection will be established after a few seconds and OpenVPN GUI icon will go green like this winou15 which represents a successful connection.

How to Disconnect


When you need to disconnect, right click on OpenVPN GUI icon, go to the connected server and click "Disconnect".
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Similarly, you can connect to any other server, but after disconnecting to the previous one.