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Minimized Cisco VPN Client on Windows 7

The Cisco client sometimes behaves oddly and starts staying minimized and you cannot swith to the client to connect/disconnect or do anything. The moment it starts it stays minimized and you cannot switch to the client.

This seems to happen as it remembers its location on screen and tends to get some weird values when switching between Display settings. The solution is to close the client and then open the vpnclient.ini file in the Programs directory (for me its located at C:\Program Files (x86)\Cisco Systems\VPN Client) and delete the rows that say WindowX and WindowY and restart the client.

This should solve your issue.

(My Cisco VPN client version is


January 3, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized


  1. Thanks !!! Really Works for me đŸ™‚

    Comment by Hemanta borah | June 8, 2011 | Reply

  2. Worked for me – Thanks for Posting!

    Comment by Daniel | July 5, 2011 | Reply

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