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WINTUN replacement for Windows TAP driver

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On 2/6/2020 at 11:48 PM, go558a83nk said:

The

windows-driver wintun
option must still be used in the VPN config, correct?

Yep.

I don't know how AirVPN client works, but if they plan to support wintun and they run openvpn.exe as a separate process, maybe one could have UI option (wintun/tap-windows6) and pass "--windows-driver <wintun|tap-windows6>" to openvpn.exe command line.

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Hi to all, the latest Eddie 2.18.8 experimental released today, works with wintun, please test if interested.

Go to https://openvpn.net/community-downloads/, at bottom "OpenVPN 2.5_git wintun technology preview", click the "here" link and install.
If you already have the right "openvpn.exe", use it directly: Eddie will install the wintun driver when needed, and also create the adapter.

Eddie -> Settings -> Advanced -> OpenVPN Custom Path -> choose your "openvpn.exe" from 2.5, if already installed probably it is "C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\bin\openvpn.exe".

At this point, Eddie will use OpenVPN 2.5 (but still with standard TUN driver).

Eddie -> Settings -> OVPN directives -> Custom directives, add "windows-driver wintun".

At this point, Eddie will use the OpenVPN 2.5 with the newest Wintun driver.

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Eddie -> Settings -> OVPN directives -> Custom directives, add "windows-driver wintun".
Is the add "windows-driver wintun" directive added with or without the "     " 's?.

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5 hours ago, bluesjunior said:

Eddie -> Settings -> OVPN directives -> Custom directives, add "windows-driver wintun".
Is the add "windows-driver wintun" directive added with or without the "     " 's?.


yes, without the quotes

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On 3/26/2020 at 3:21 PM, Clodo said:

Hi to all, the latest Eddie 2.18.8 experimental released today, works with wintun, please test if interested.

Go to https://openvpn.net/community-downloads/, at bottom "OpenVPN 2.5_git wintun technology preview", click the "here" link and install.
If you already have the right "openvpn.exe", use it directly: Eddie will install the wintun driver when needed, and also create the adapter.

Eddie -> Settings -> Advanced -> OpenVPN Custom Path -> choose your "openvpn.exe" from 2.5, if already installed probably it is "C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\bin\openvpn.exe".

At this point, Eddie will use OpenVPN 2.5 (but still with standard TUN driver).

Eddie -> Settings -> OVPN directives -> Custom directives, add "windows-driver wintun".

At this point, Eddie will use the OpenVPN 2.5 with the newest Wintun driver.

I followed the stages in the post above and it has worked fantastically well for my Win10 OS, by more than doubling my D/L speed consistently for over a week now. In my Network Adapters screen though I have an unused and red crossed "Local Area Connection 2" option for the old TAP-Windows Adapter V9 as well as the one for the Wintun adapter. Is it okay for me to delete the older V9 adapter one?.

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