Install the Windows Application

This article will guide you through the simple process of downloading and installing VirtualShield on your Windows computer.

VirtualShield Windows Setup

Follow the instructions below to install VirtualShield on your PC. Once it's installed, it will appear on your Desktop and inside of your Start menu, alongside your other apps.

Note: Compatible with Microsoft Windows version 7 and above. If your system is not supported, you can try installing one of our browser extensions instead.
1
Visit our Windows Download Page, or click the link below to download the installation file to your PC:
https://downloads.virtualshieldcdn.com/apps/windows/VirtualShieldSetup.exe

2
Double-click the VirtualShieldSetup.exe file you just downloaded to launch the installer.
This file should be located in your Downloads folder:
Tip: To find your Downloads folder, open the Start menu near the bottom corner of your screen, and type downloads in the Search box.
3
You may see a prompt asking if you want to allow this app to make changes to your computer. Click Yes to proceed:
4
The VirtualShield Setup Wizard will now launch in a new window.
Click Install to begin the installation:
5
The wizard will now complete the installation.
Please do not attempt to close the Setup Wizard during this process:
6
That's it! You can now open the VirtualShield application from the icon on your Desktop or Start menu, and log in to connect to our secure network:

Here's a quick animation showing the entire process above:

Note: For more help logging in and connecting, see our Getting Started: Windows App article.

If you need any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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