In this tutorial we will show you how to install CactusVPN app v5 for Windows. There is a new, improved version of CactusVPN app for Windows. To install the latest version, please follow this tutorial. If you still want to install version 5, just follow the steps below.
In order to use the CactusVPN app you will need:
This will launch CactusVPN app. First, you have to choose whether you want to sign in to use our VPN services or our Smart DNS services. To do that, choose between “VPN” (7) and “Smart DNS” (8) tabs.
If you want to connect to Smart DNS and don’t need VPN, just skip part II and go directly to the part “III. Connect to Smart DNS”.
Type your VPN package username (10) and password (11). You can find them in your account on our website, by going to Settings -> VPN Username & Password. Make sure you use your VPN username and password and NOT the website account credentials (What is the difference?).
Click “Sign in” (12).
Once you are connected your IP is changed and your connection is encrypted.
“Sort by speed” feature (15) will allow you to find the fastest servers for you – after pressing this button the servers will be sorted by the lowest ping to your computer.
Click “Sign in” (11).
Before enabling Smart DNS, you can choose: