OpenVPN 2.4.0 .NET Framework 4.0

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OpenVPN 2.4.0 .NET Framework 4.0

Post by MrMrDude » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:15 pm

The installer on Windows for version 2.4.0 prompts to download .NET Framework 4.0 when .NET Framework 4.0 is not installed.

However, I ignored and skipped the prompt to download .NET Framework 4.0 and proceeded with the installation without .NET Framework 4.0 and OpenVPN seems to be working just fine.

Here is part of the install log:

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Extract: openvpnserv2.exe... 100%
Installing OpenVPN Service...
NET 4.0 not found. Using sc.exe to install openvpnservice
[SC] CreateService SUCCESS
[SC] ChangeServiceConfig SUCCESS
Started OpenVPNServiceInteractive
Checking .NET Framework version...
.NET Framework 4.0 Full not found, download is required for program to run.
Proceeding with remainder of installation.
So is it O.K. to use OpenVPN 2.4.0 without .NET Framework 4.0? Or am I better off to install .NET Framework 4.0 for any specific reason?

Thank you!

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