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Global VPN Client 4.10 Getting Started Guide

Installing the Global VPN Client

Installing the Global VPN Client

The SonicWall Global VPN Client uses an easy-to-use wizard to guide you through the installation process.

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NOTE: Installing the Global VPN Client requires Administrator rights.

Using the Setup Wizard

This section explains how to install the SonicWall Global VPN Client program using the Setup Wizard.

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IMPORTANT: Remove any installed 3rd Party VPN client program before installing the latest SonicWall Global VPN Client.

If you have SonicWall Global VPN Client installed, you must uninstall it before installing version 4.10.x.

To install Global VPN Client using the Setup Wizard:
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Download the self-extracting installer, GVCSetupXX.exe (where XX is either 32 for 32-bit Windows platforms or 64 for 64-bit Windows platforms), from MySonicWall.
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Double-click GVCSetupXX.exe. The Setup Wizard launches.

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Click Next to continue installation of the VPN Client. The License Agreement page displays.

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Select the I Agree radio button.
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Click Next. The Installation Folder Selection page displays.

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Optionally, to specify a custom installation location, click Browse.
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Select the location.
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Click OK.
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Optionally, click the Disk Cost button to see the disk space requirements.

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Under Install SonicWall Global VPN Client for yourself, or for anyone who uses this computer, select either Everyone or Just me.
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Click Next. The next page indicates that the installer is ready to begin installation.
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Click Next. The Global VPN Client is being installed page displays, which indicates the status of the installation.

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Wait while the SonicWall Global VPN Client files are installed on your computer. When the installation is complete, the Global VPN Client has been successfully installed page displays.

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Click Close to exit the wizard. After a successful installation, what happens next depends on whether you had saved connections:
If you saved the connection configurations from a previous version of the SonicWall Global VPN Client when uninstalling it, the Global VPN Client launches, and your default connection prompts you for login credentials.
If no previous connections exist, the New Connection Wizard launches automatically. This only occurs the first time the Global VPN Client starts up. You can configure the Global VPN Client to launch automatically every time you log onto your computer, on the General tab in the View > Options page. For more information, see the SonicWall Global VPN Client Getting Started Guide.
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NOTE: You can configure the Global VPN Client to launch automatically every time you log onto your computer, on the General tab in the View > Options page.

Upgrading Global VPN Client from a previous version

Upgrades from previous versions are not supported. If you have SonicWall Global VPN Client version 4.9.22 or earlier installed, you must uninstall that version and reboot your PC before installing version 4.10.x. The 4.10.x installer does not allow upgrading from earlier versions.