Downloading and installing Hotspot Shield VPN for Windows

Windows Start Guide

Downloading Hotspot Shield

Hotspot Shield is compatible with Windows 7/8/8.1/10.

Hotspot Shield can be downloaded from the following places:

Installing Hotspot Shield VPN for Windows

To install Hotspot Shield:

  1. Find the Hotspot Shield installer (.exe file) you downloaded from one of the links above (it should appear on the bottom left-hand side of your screen)
  2. Click the file the installer and choose Install

  3. Follow the instructions to finish installing Hotspot Shield VPN

Once installed, Hotspot Shield automatically updates, unless you downloaded the app from the Microsoft Store. The update may also occur the second time you launch Hotspot Shield. For more information about how to update Hotspot Shield in the Microsoft Store, read this article.

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