VPN Installation for Windows 10 and 11

NOTE: If you are using a university-owned device supported by OIT or your local IT staff, consult with them first before installing the VPN client.

Recommended browser

Firefox or Chrome is recommended for ease of installation.

 Installation instructions

  1. Download the installer file.
  2. Double click on the downloaded file to begin the installation.
  3. Accept the End User License Agreement.
  4. Click on the Install button.
  5. If you are prompted, allow the application to make changes on your computer.
  6. When the installation is complete, go to Using the VPN client (below).

The Cisco AnyConnect client will be added to your Start menu.

Using the VPN client: Connecting and disconnecting

Connecting with the NC State VPN with Duo

Disconnecting the VPN client

  1. In the icon tray, locate the lock icon.
  2. Right-click on this icon.
  3. From the menu, select Disconnect.
    The menu options that display disconnect.