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Install AnyConnect VPN Client for Windows

  1. Navigate to the Software Download page and login with your NetID and Password.

    wwws/software

  2. Choose the VPN Client for Windows

    VPN for windows

  3. Download the file and save it to your computer. 

    download file

  4. Run the installer, choosing the necessary prompts.

    installation 

    installation finished

  5. Once AnyConnect is installed, you can search for AnyConnect in Start. We recommend right clicking on the icon and choosing "Pin this program to taskbar" to permanently save it to your taskbar. The first time you run AnyConnect, you will need to enter the server address: cipher.richmond.edu

    cipher.richmond.edu

  6. Press Connect and then login with your NetID and Password. You can review the connection disclaimer and press Accept to complete the connection. 

    login to VPN

  7. You should now be connected and have access to network resources. 

    VPN is connected

  8. When you are done using the VPN, re-open the AnyConnect client and choose Disconnect to finish your session. 

    disconnect VPN

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