VyprVPN service errors when launching the app

These errors can occur when running the Windows VyprVPN app if the application experiences issues communicating with the VyprVPN service process.

As of VyprVPN version 2.9.5, the app has additional built-in error messages that appear and it will attempt to correct the issue based on the user's input. Those messages are outlined below with steps on how to solve the issue. Before proceeding, ensure you have downloaded and installed the latest version of VyprVPN for Windows. Click here to download the latest version.

The local VyprVPN service is not running. Would you like to start it?

service cannot be contacted error

Click Yes and the VyprVPN app will attempt to start the service manually. Make sure to also click Yes on the Windows prompt that appears. You will see a prompt appear as it tries to start the service. If you click No, the app will close.

If the service is successfully started, the app will launch automatically.

 

The local VyprVPN service is not installed. Would you like to install it now?

vyprvpn service not installed

Click Yes and the VyprVPN app will attempt to install the missing service on your system. Make sure to also click Yes on the Windows prompt that appears. You will see a prompt appear as it tries to install the service. If you click No, the app will close.

If the service is successfully installed, the app will launch automatically.

 

The local VyprVPN service could not be started. Please re-install the VyprVPN Application and if the problem persists contact support. Would you like to contact support now?

service could not be started

Click No and follow the steps below to completely uninstall VyprVPN from your system and then reinstall it.

1. Open the Windows Control Panel.

2. Open Programs and Features.

3. Locate VyprVPN in the installed programs list.

4. Click it once to highlight it and then click the Uninstall button towards to the top of the list.

5. Follow the prompts, and when you are asked which components to uninstall, make sure you check the box next to VyprVPN User Settings.

6. Once the uninstall process is complete, click here to download the latest version of VyprVPN.

7. Install VyprVPN as an Administrator. To do this, right-click the downloaded VyprVPN file and choose Run as Administrator. Click Yes to any Windows prompts that appear.

8. Restart your computer.

9. Once your computer is back online, try launching VyprVPN.

If you continue to see this error, click Yes when you are prompted to contact support and a support agent will be able to assist you.

 

The local VyprVPN service could not be installed. Please re-install the VyprVPN Application and if the problem persists contact support. Would you like to contact support now?

First, click No and then restart your computer. If the error reoccurs, click No and follow the steps listed for the previous error message to completely uninstall VyprVPN from your computer and then reinstall it.

If you continue to see this error, click Yes when you are prompted to contact support and a support agent will be able to assist you.

 

Communication with the local service cannot be established. Please reinstall the VyprVPN Application and if the problem persists contact support. Would you like to contact support now?

First, click No and then restart your computer. If the error reoccurs, click No and follow the steps listed for the previous error message to completely uninstall VyprVPN from your computer and then reinstall it.

If you continue to see this error, click Yes when you are prompted to contact support and a support agent will be able to assist you.

 

The local service is not set to start automatically, would you like to start it and fix this?

You have the option to click Yes or No. While the app will launch just fine if you click No, click Yes to set the service to start automatically, as this is optimal.

 

The local service started but then stopped unexpectedly. Would you like to contact support?

Restart your computer. If the error persists, click Yes to contact support and a support agent will be able to assist you.

 

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