established, you cannot access your home router or your home network with the
The default LAN IP address scheme for the router is 192.x.x.x. The most common IP
schemes are 192.x.x.x, 172.x.x.x, and 10.x.x.x. If you experience a conflict, change the
IP scheme either for your home network or for the network with the client VPN computer.
For information about changing these settings, see Change the LAN TCP/IP settings on
To open a VPN tunnel:
1. Launch the OpenVPN application with administrator privileges.
The OpenVPN icon displays in the Windows taskbar.
Tip: You can create a shortcut to the VPN program, then use the shortcut to access
the settings and select the run as administrator check box.Then every time you use
this shortcut, OpenVPN automatically runs with administrator privileges.
2. Right-click the OpenVPN icon.
3. Select Connect.
The VPN connection is established. You can do the following:
•Launch a web browser and log in to your router.
•Use Windows file manager to access the router’s USB device and download files.
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Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 WiFi Router