How to Set Up a Residential VPN on Windows

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Setting up a residential VPN client on your Windows operating system is easy. All you need is a residential VPN application such as TuxlerVPN (a leader in the residential IP market) and a stable internet connection.

You can use our free service or opt for the premium version that offers unlimited IPs and faster browsing. Our software runs perfectly on Windows 7 and above. If you run an older version of Windows, reach out to us and we will help you with an older VPN client.

Steps to Install TuxlerVPN on Windows

Here are the detailed steps to install TuxlerVPN residential VPN software on your Windows computer.

  1. Download the TuxlerVPN Windows application from our official website
  2. Install the Windows executable file. It usually takes less than a minute
  3. On the start screen of TuxlerVPN, select the toggle button beside the text Unprotected
  4. Choose Residential type of IP, followed by the country.

Start screen of TuxlerVPN on Windows OS

A residential IP originating from the selected region will be automatically triggered. All your communication will now be routed via this residential IP. Do note that city selection is a Premium-only feature.

TuxlerVPN set up and in use in a Windows computer

You may also use the random VPN option by selecting the Reload to Next Nearby Location. This is especially useful if you are unable to unblock a certain website. Such a situation may arise when you try to unblock streaming sites like Netflix that tend to blacklist certain VPN IPs to prevent users from accessing them.

How to Check If You Are Connected to a VPN?

The easiest way to check if your Windows computer is connected to a VPN is to visit the TuxlerVPN site. As shown in the screenshot below, our website will confirm that you are protected and also display the residential IP you are currently connected to. You may also check out our article on various ways to test your VPN connection.

Figure 1 – VPN protection check on the official TuxlerVPN site

Specifications of TuxlerVPN Windows Executable

  • TuxlerVPN software version: (22 April 2021)
  • File size: 23 MB
  • Operating system: Windows 7 and above (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Installation size: 81 MB

As you can see, setting up TuxlerVPN residential IP on your Windows-run computer just takes a few minutes. The best part is that it’s completely free and gives you access to hundreds of residential IPs for your consumption. Keep reading our blog articles for more useful guides about residential VPNs and online security in general.

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