Cisco VPN Client Fix for Windows 8 Machines Released

Last updated on April 1st, 2023 at 08:47 pm

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Please note that version 3.0 has now been released which has support for Windows 10.

You may have found that if you use the Cisco VPN Client on your Windows 8/8.1 machines, when you type in your username and password, it fails to connect and eventually will stop trying until you see the “Not connected” message in the client software as below:

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Well, we have now designed a fix for this on both Windows 8/8.1 x86 and x64 machines and are making it free to download for our visitors. Please ensure that you select the correct download for your computers operating system, if you try and run the wrong one it will not work.
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The process of making this work is very simple, download the fix for the version of Windows 8/8.1 that you have (x86 or x64).

You will be presented with a zip file, unzip the file and you will then get to the MSI installer for this fix.

Install the MSI file on your machine (we have made it into MSI format so that it can be used for deployment in large environments via SCCM, WDS, WSUS, Group Policy etc…). Reboot your machine and then try and connect again, you should now find that your Cisco VPN Client connects successfully.


If you wish to add this to your SCCM environment for the Software Catalog or OSD processes, you can use the following installation script to install this software using the MSI:

 msiexec.exe /i "MSIFILENAME.msi" /q /norestart  


If you have any problems with this software, please do not suffer in silence, leave a comment below and we will try and help you out.


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