WiscVPN - Installing the GlobalProtect Client (Windows)

This document describes how to download, install, and connect the WiscVPN PaloAlto GlobalProtect VPN client onto a Windows computer.

Note: This client is compatible only with Windows 7 and later.

Note: If you are having trouble installing WiscVPN, try disabling Symantec Endpoint Protection on your machine. When you are done with the installation, re-enable Symantec. Reboot your computer before trying to connect to WiscVPN.

Note: It is a common mistake to download the app version from the Windows store, which is not part of the standard installation process. Please make sure to download the client below.

Download the Client

Instructions for Installing the GlobalProtect VPN Client

  1. After downloading the file, navigate to your Downloads folder and locate the .msi file. Double-click it to begin the installation.

    Locate the downloaded file in the downloads folder.

  2. Follow the prompts given to you by the setup wizard.

    Click Next.
    Click Next.
    Click Next.
    If a Windows Security prompt pops up, please click "Allow".
    Click Close.


If you experience issues installing WiscVPN using Global Protect on Windows, please see WiscVPN - Troubleshooting the PaloAlto GlobalProtect Client (Windows).

If you have any issues connecting with the Global Protect client, please see WiscVPN - Connecting with the GlobalProtect (PaloAlto) Client.

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Keywords:installation "how to install" vpn global protect download downloading   Doc ID:91915
Owner:Peyton T.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2019-05-22 12:35 CDTUpdated:2020-09-17 16:36 CDT
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