The Whonix-Installer is the easiest way to install Whonix on a Windows system. It requires little to no input on your part and even comes with a simple interface to start and stop the Gateway and Workstation.
|Please note: You will need at least 8GB of free disk space.|
1.) Download the Installer
2.) Verify the Installer
It is important to check the integrity of the installer file you downloaded to make sure no man-in-the-middle attack or file corruption happened. (See Download Security.)
|Warning: Do not continue if verification failed! You risk using infected or erroneous files! The whole point of verification is to confirm file integrity.|
Otherwise, follow the instructions:
3.) Install Whonix
Execute the verified Whonix-Installer.exe and follow the instructions. Please be careful to read the instructions in their entirety and make sure you understand everything.
|Please note: Due to the size of Whonix and the accompanying files, this may take up to half an hour.|
4.) Start using Whonix
You may now enjoy Whonix and all its features, either via Whonix.exe or Whonix for Windows, which you should find on your desktop or VirtualBox. Please note that .net Framework is required to use Whonix.exe.
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