What is openvpnas.exe?
Anchor Free Hotspot shield file.
Is openvpnas.exe safe?
How do I prevent openvpnas.exe from loading?
If this program is loading each time your computer starts it could be in any number of locations Windows use to automatically load a program. Therefore we suggest downloading and running the free Startup Control Panel to quickly and correctly disable this program from automatically starting up. If you do not plan on using the program associated with openvpnas.exe we suggest instead of disabling the process from starting up that you uninstall the program.
Questions related to openvpnas.exe
If you've recently been getting errors with openvpnas.exe it's recommend you unisntall or re-install any programs recently that may have generated this error. If this does not resolve your issue or you have not installed any program recently try recovering Windows back to a earlier copy.
It is ok to allow this program past your firewall if it's asking for permission and you trust the software vendor.
If this does not help try one of the other Computer Hope online help suggestions.
Where can I download openvpnas.exe?
If you're getting missing openvpnas.exe file errors or other errors with the openvpnas.exe file we suggest that you re-install the program, uninstall and re-install a more up-to-date version, or check to see if any updates are available for the program associated with the file instead of attempting to copy a new version of the file to the computer. File errors are often caused by more than just a single missing or corrupt file and copying just one file could cause more issues.
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