OpenVPN for Windows 10

Follow this step-by-step guide on how to connect to the ultra secure VPN service. Setup OpenVPN VPN on your computer with Windows 10 system and start protecting your online privacy.

  1. Download OpenVPN software

    To enable use of OpenVPN you should download and install OpenVPN Client. To download the Client for Windows, please use a direct link

    https://swupdate.openvpn.org/community/releases/OpenVPN-2.5-rc2-I601-2-amd64.msi

    Alternatively, choose an appropriate installation package at the developer's web-page

    https://openvpn.net/community-downloads/

  2. Next, download configuration files from

    https://swordvpn.com/config/ca.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/fr.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/uk.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/es.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/de.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/us.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/ca.us.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/sg.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/pl.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
    https://swordvpn.com/config/fi.vpn.swordvpn.com.ovpn
  3. After installation of OpenVPN Client go to File

  4. Press BROWSE and find configuration files downloaded in p. 2.

    Choose an appropriate file and press Open. Importing of configuration profile will start automatically.

  5. After profile importing enter username in a corresponding field, and check an option Save Password

    Next, enter password in a field Password and press Add

  6. To activate VPN connection use a switch in a top left corner of the Client window.

    To add one more VPN profile (alternative server) press + in a bottom right corner and repeat pp. 3-5 of this manual

If after VPN installation some sites are still not accessible or applications are blocked by provider, try to install additional traffic encryption (Stunnel). This, however, could slow down Internet access speed. Manual on additional traffic encryption can be found here: https://swordvpn.com/en/stunnel


Helper

If you have successfully connected but still have a problem with access to the resource, you can also try to change your DNS addresses.

  • Preferred address — 8.8.8.8
  • Alternate address — 8.8.4.4