Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

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Ali888
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Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by Ali888 » Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:13 am

Greetings community...
I had a problem when i trying to install latest Openvpn on my windows 10. I just downloaded the 64bit version of OpenVPN 2.5.0 from https://openvpn.net/community-downloads/ to install it on my 64bit Windows 10.

but every time i want to install it, i got an error when installation goes to "Creating TUN/TAP adapters" with this error name;
" OpenVPNMSICA: tap_create_adapter:
DilnstallDevice failed Error - 536870397:
"

And here's image of this error:
https://ibb.co/Rz6c8fg


I deleted all of my VPN Adapters from windows settings but it didn't solve the problem. Here's an image from all of my available Adapters:
https://ibb.co/9njk2mW


Anyone could help me with it i will be much appreciated...

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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by Ali888 » Thu Dec 24, 2020 9:37 am

And because of this error i can't install any VPN app, or even if they're installed, i could not connect to their servers (like Hma, Nordvpn, ect ...)

Ali888
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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by Ali888 » Thu Dec 24, 2020 1:37 pm

And i don't have any Antivirus on my system. Not a single one (i even disabled windows defender long time ago)
So this issue wouldn't be related to Antivirus

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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by TinCanTech » Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:10 pm

This is the only report of such a problem .. so it is probably something wrong with your Windows.

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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by Ali888 » Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:24 pm

TinCanTech wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:10 pm
This is the only report of such a problem .. so it is probably something wrong with your Windows.
Hi there. Thanks for your reply. I don't think I'm the only one that facing this problem. Cause i found another one had the same error:
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=31440

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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by TinCanTech » Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:25 pm

Then it is either your anti-virus or your Windows is broken beyond repair.

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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by Ali888 » Fri Dec 25, 2020 5:57 am

I magically figured it out!
This is what i done:

- first i downloaded OpenVPN 2.4.9 and installed it with all its components ( from https://openvpn.net/community-downloads/ )

- then i download and installed this:
openvpn-install-2.5_git_wintun-I607-Win10.exe
From here:
http://staging.openvpn.net/openvpn2/

- after that i go to wintun site and downloaded latest version of wintun:
https://www.wintun.net/builds/wintun-0.10.zip

And unzip it and copied all of it's files to Program Files\Wintun-Windows
Also pasted the unzip wintun folder to my Program Files

And after those i head back again and installed latest OpenVPN 2.5.0 ( from https://openvpn.net/community-downloads/ ) and this time it simply installed and didn't get any kind of error

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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by Holmboe » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:59 pm

After a lot of trouble I simply installed 2.5.0 but disabled the win tun adapter option during installation. The other tap installed without protest.

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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by Holmboe » Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:36 am

Since the above I did a fresh install of 20H2 and then the OpenVPN installation ran without trouble - both adapters in place. It seems that upgrading to 20H2 is the problem, while a fresh install of the same is ok.

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Re: Unable to install OpenVPN 2.5.0

Post by desbest » Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:36 am

Holmboe wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:59 pm
After a lot of trouble I simply installed 2.5.0 but disabled the win tun adapter option during installation. The other tap installed without protest.
This solution solved the problem for me as well. Thank you for your help!

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