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Administrator Permissions

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How do I run OpenVPN with Administrator permissions on Windows?

1. If OpenVPN is already running, right click onto the OpenVPN GUI icon in the sys tray and choose ‘EXIT’.
2. Right click onto the OpenVPN GUI shortcut on the desktop and choose ‘Properties’.
3. Click onto the ‘Compatibility’ tab.
4. Choose the option to ‘Run this program as an administrator’.
5. Click onto the ‘OK’ button.
6. Double click onto the OpenVPN GUI desktop shortcut.
7. You can now connect OpenVPN from the sys tray.