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I'm trying to run OpenVPN as a portable application and to that effect have installed it on a Windows 7 machine, copied the files to another Windows 7 machine and manually restored the registry settings using a .reg file. Whenever I try to run OpenVPN GUI I get the following error:

Error opening registry for reading HKLM\SOFTWARE\OpenVPN

I have verified that the key mentioned is indeed in the registry at the correct location with the correct values yet the GUI still complains. I've also tried running the GUI as an administrator (I'm logged in as an administrator) and changing the compatibility modes but nothing helped.

If I use OpenVPN Portable (OpenVPNPortable_1.6.6.paf.exe) it has the same problem.

Any ideas how I can fix this?

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You have to re-route it through the VFR mainframe. Either your application has been corrupted by the existing server or you have affected the registry through a different channel- PKN, maybe, could be the JumbleBlok net system- but whichever is the case, you're still going to need to manually alter the channel course.

Try this, it'll hopefully make things easier for you when working with the code:

http://www.windowssevenforums.net/forums/topic-vpn/portable-system-transferral-guide/app-soft.htm

It'll help you redirect the proxy drive and use the OPICS system to get your app back on track.

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