Windows VPN Install

Installing VPN on Windows is a simple process and only involves a few steps to get up and running. One thing people don’t know about VPN technology is
that VPNs provide you more than just freedom of access and they are a way to improve your personal internet security, read more.  This article will explain how to install the OpenVPN app on your Windows computer which is the leading  open source VPN application for Windows. Our VPN service uses the OpenVPN architecture and it is compatible with OpenVpn app which is why we are saving you up to 30% on the overhead charged by App stores. Our architecture provides provide fast, reliable, and inexpensive VPN access. Instead creating our own app, we use the best open source app available (OpenVPN) and concentrate on delivering you a stable, secure, and fast certificate gateway at a great price.

Step One: Get the App for your Windows VPN Install.

Download the “OpenVPN” application.  To get this app, go to https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/downloads.html.  Select download latest stable version. The app will be downloaded to your downloads folder.

Windows VPN Install – Download Software

Step Two: After the file has downloaded, click the run button from the popup at the bottom of the screen for your Windows VPN Install

Windows VPN Install – Download Software Run

Step Three: Accept that the file was downloaded from the internet

Click on the yes button

Windows VPN Install – Warning Message

Click on the next button to begin the install wizard

Windows VPN Install – Software Install Wizard Button

Accept the software license agreement – Click “I Agree” button

Windows VPN Install – Software License Agreement

Step Four: Select the install location for your Windows VPN Install

Click on the install button.

Windows VPN Install – Software Install Location

Step Five: Select the default components

Click on the next button.

Windows VPN Install – Install Software Components

Step Six: Wait for the software to install for your Windows VPN Install

Windows VPN Install – Software Installation

Step Seven: The software finishes installing

Click the Next button

Windows VPN Install – Software Install Complete

Click the Finish button

Windows VPN Install – Software Installation Wizard Complete

Step Eight: Close the Read Me file

Click the X on the red button.

Windows VPN Install – Software Readme File

Step Nine: If this error comes up for your Windows VPN Install ignore it and press OK.

This just means you have not yet installed a key for the VPN to work

Windows VPN Install – Software Install Error

Step Ten: The install program will make a shortcut to the software your Windows desktop during the VPN software install

Take note of where to find the VPN startup icon

Windows VPN Install – Desktop Icon

Step Eleven: The OpenVPN software will already be running in your taskbar during the Windows VPN Install

Windows VPN Install – Menu Bar Popup

Step Twelve: Check to see that the OpenVPN software is running in the taskbar

Windows VPN Install – Launch Bar Popup

Step Thirteen: Log in to get your Device Profile

Log into your Nue Wave VPN account .

Step Fourteen: After logging in you will be taken to your account page

Select from your account page register devices

Step Fifteen: Create a name for your Device Profile

Next give your Device Profile a title, select the device type for the profile, and press the Email Device File button.  Please be patient, while our server creates the device profile, updates your account, and emails you the key.  Normally your key will arrive to your inbox within 5 minutes.  Please also check your spam folder, in case your email server did not recognize our email address.

Step Sixteen: Log in to your email to get the Device Profile for your Windows VPN Install

Open your email and look for the email from support@nuewavevpn.com.  In the email open the attachment with the title you gave the device file and ending with .ovpn.

Windows VPN Install – Download VPN Key

Step Seventeen: Save the Device Profile for your Windows VPN Install

Save the file to your my documents or another location that you prefer.

Windows VPN Install - OVPN Save As

Step Eighteen: From the taskbar running programs, right click the OpenVPN icon and select import

Windows VPN Install – Right Click Balloon

Step Nineteen: Open the .ovpn Device Profile for your Windows VPN Install

Select the file and click open.

Windows VPN Install – Open opvn Key File

Step The file will import and start the VPN

Press the OK button to close this notification.  If the VPN does not automatically start right click the startup icon and select connect.

Windows VPN Install – Import Key Success Message

Step Twentyone: Surf the internet privately

Windows VPN Install – Connect Success