How to install CyberGhost for Mac OS & do your first steps

The installation of CyberGhost on your Mac is straight forward and doesn't require any additional system settings.

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System requirements

To be able to install CyberGhost VPN and use the software you need the following minimum system requirements:

  • Hardware
    • Macintosh computer with an Intel x86 processor
    • 512 MB RAM (depending on your OS X operating system)
    • 20 Megabyte free hard drive space
    • CD-, DVD- or Blu-ray-Drive (optional for boxed version)
    • 1024 x 600 pixel screen resolution, High Color or True Color
    • Mouse, Trackball or similar
    • Correctly installed and pre-configured Internet connection
  • Software
    • Mac OS X 10.7 or newer OS (unfortunately 10.6 does not support some important firewall features)

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The installation of CyberGhost on your Mac is done in different steps:

  • Download CyberGhost VPN and save the DMG file on your Mac
  • Open the DMG file and drag the CyberGhost icon into your app folder
  • Start CyberGhost via your program overview and install the small additional tool the program asks you for.
  • Activate the VPN via the yellow start button (automatic choice of server) or choose location and/or server by yourself and activate the connection then
  • Install the second additional tool and, when closing the connection, the third.

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In case an update is available, the program notifies the user. Please allow the update and wait a few seconds, until the new code has been downloaded and installed.

Note: The update assistant just checks on the program version. No personal data will be transfered.

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