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How To Setup Ivacy VPN on Windows 8?

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Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • A Premium Ivacy VPN account. If you haven’t subscribed yet, click here to subscribe for Ivacy VPN

You can select the respective tab for the desired protocol.

  1. Open homepage i.e. https://www.ivacy.com and click on “Downloads”.Download Ivacy VPN on Windows
  2. Scroll down and click on “Get Ivacy on Desktop”. Download VPN on Windows 
  3. Click “Download Now” button. Download VPN on Windows
  4. A popup will open, click “Save File” and open Setup file to install Ivacy Client.Download VPN on Windows 8
  5. Click “Next”. Install VPN on Windows
  6. Read the terms and accept if you want to continue installation. Windows VPN TOS
  7. Choose installation folder and click “Next”. Windows VPN Installer
  8. Write name for Start Menu folder and click “Next”. Windows VPN Installer
  9. Again click “Next”. Windows VPN Installer
  10. Click “Install”.  Windows VPN Installer
  11. Wait for installation to complete . Windows VPN Installer
  12. Now click “Finish”. Windows VPN Installer
  13. After clicking “Finish”, Ivacy client application will automatically open. Select ‘PPTP Protocol’ from drop-down menu, your purpose or your desired country. Enter ‘username’ and ‘password’ given in the email, and check “Remember Me” if it is not already checked and click “Quick Connect” button. Ivacy VPN Windows 8 Dashboard
  14. If you select Purpose instead of country then “Personalized Selection” tab would automatically open, select desired country by clicking on green icons and click “Connect Now” button. Ivacy VPN on Windows 8
  15. You are now connected. Enjoy Privacy with Ivacy.Ivacy VPN on Windows 8
  1. Open homepage i.e. https://www.ivacy.com and click on “Downloads”. Download Ivacy VPN on Windows
  2. Scroll down and click on “Get Ivacy on Desktop”. Download VPN on Windows 
  3. Click “Download Now” button. Download VPN on Windows
  4. A popup will open, click “Save File” and open Setup file to install Ivacy Client.Download VPN on Windows 8
  5. Click “Next”. Install VPN on Windows
  6. Read the terms and accept if you want to continue installation. Windows VPN TOS
  7. Choose installation folder and click “Next”.  Windows VPN Installer
  8. Write name for Start Menu folder and click “Next”. Windows VPN Installer
  9. Again click “Next”. Windows VPN Installer
  10. Click “Install”. Windows VPN Installer
  11. Wait for installation to complete.  Windows VPN Installer
  12. Now click “Finish”. Windows VPN Installer
  13. After clicking “Finish”, the Ivacy client application will automatically open. Select ‘L2TP Protocol’ from drop-down menu, your purpose or your desired country. Enter ‘username’ and ‘password’ given in the email, and check “Remember Me” if it is not already checked and click Quick Connect button. Ivacy VPN Dashboard
  14. If you select Purpose instead of country then “Personalized Selection” tab would automatically open, select desired country by clicking on green icons and click “Connect Now” button. Ivacy VPN Windows 8 Dialer
  15. You are now connected. Enjoy Privacy with Ivacy.Ivacy VPN on Windows 8

STEP 1

At the bottom right corner of your system’s taskbar, right click on ‘Network’ icon. Go to ‘Open Network and Sharing Center’.

SSTP windows 8

STEP 2

Under the ‘Change your networking settings’ section, click on ‘set up a new connection or network’.

SSTP windows 8 network sharing

STEP 3

In ‘Choose a connection option’ window, click on ‘Connect to a workplace’. Click ‘Next’.

SSTP windows 8

STEP 4

From the ‘How do you want to connect’ window, select ‘Use my internet connection (VPN)’.

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STEP 5

In a new window, you will be required to type the ‘Internet address’ and ‘Destination name’ in the fields provided for the purpose. Insert the server name, for instance ‘usla1.dns2use.com’, in the internet address field (the list of all server addresses can be found here). Type connection name, for instance ‘Ivacy SSTP’ in destination name field. Keep ‘Remember my credentials’ checkbox, checked. Leave the other two options, unchecked. Hit ‘Create’.

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STEP 6

Go back to ‘Network Sharing Center’. Click on ‘Change adapter settings’ on the left hand side.

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STEP 7

Right click on the newly created ‘Ivacy SSTP’ icon. Go to ‘Properties’.

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STEP 8

Go to ‘Security’ tab. Select ‘Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)’ from the ‘Type of VPN’ dropdown menu.

From the ‘Data encryption’ dropdown menu, select your desired encryption option. Keep the ‘Allow these protocols’ button, checked. Check the ‘Microsoft CHAP Version 2 (MS-CHAP v2)’ checkbox. Click ‘OK’.

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STEP 9

Right click on ‘Ivacy SSTP’ connection and select ‘Connect’

Ivacy SSTP icon

STEP 10

A new window will open up. Click on ‘Ivacy SSTP’ icon. Click ‘Connect’.

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STEP 13

The ‘Sign-up’ window will open up. Type-in your ‘Email’ and ‘Password’ in the respective fields. Click ‘OK’.

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Installing IvacyVPN OpenVPN

Step 1

First you have to download and install IvacyVPN OpenVPN installer for Windows 8. To download the OpenVPN installer, Click on this link. (Click here to Download File).   

Step 2

Right click on ‘OpenVPN installer’ icon. Click on ‘Open’ option.

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Step 3

The ‘OpenVPN Setup Wizard’ window will open up. Hit the ‘Next’ button.

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Step 4

The ‘Software License’ window will open up. Click on the ‘I Agree’ button.

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Step 5

The ‘Choose Components’ window will open up. Again click on the ‘Next’ button.

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Step 6

The ‘Choose Install Location’ window will open up. Click on the ‘Install’ button.

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Step 7

The ‘Installation Complete’ window will open up. Click on the ‘Next’ button.

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Step 8

Uncheck the ‘Show Readme’ checkbox. Hit the ‘Finish’ button.

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Connecting to IvacyVPN

Step 9

Right click on the ‘OpenVPN GUI’ icon and select the ‘Run as Administrator’ option. In case a ‘User Account Control’ dialog box opens up, click the ‘Yes’ button to allow the application to run.

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Step 10

Navigate to the taskbar of your desktop. Right click on the ‘OpenVPN’ icon. Select the ‘server’ that you desire to use. Select the ‘Connect’ option.

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Step 11

The ‘User Authentication’ dialog box will open up. Type-in your ‘email’ and ‘password’ in the respective fields. Click on the ‘OK’ button.

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Step 12

Wait for a while, while your IvacyVPN OpenVPN connection gets established.

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Step 13

There you go! You are now connected to OpenVPN Ivacy VPN. Enjoy privacy with Ivacy.

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Disconnecting OpenVPN

Step 14

Right click on the ‘OpenVPN’ icon, present at the taskbar of your system. Go to the ‘connected server’ and select ‘Disconnect’ option.  

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Saving Account Files

Step 15

Go to the system tray and right click on the ‘OpenVPN’ icon. Select the desired ‘server’ that you want to use. Select ‘Edit Config’ option.

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Step 16

Type ‘pass.conf’ against the ‘auth-user-pass’ parameter. ‘Save’ the file.

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Step 17

Open ‘Notepad’ file. Type your ‘email’ and ‘password’. ‘Save’ the file as ‘pass.conf’ in a folder.

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Step 18

Open the ‘folder’ where you have saved the ‘pass.conf’ file. Click on the ‘View’ tab. Check the ‘File name extensions’ checkbox. 

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Step 19

Right click on the ‘pass.conf’ file and rename it. Remove the extension ‘.txt’ from the filename. Hit the ‘Enter’ key.

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Step 20

The ‘Rename’ dialog box will open up. Hit the ‘Yes’ button.  

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Step 21

Now, open the ‘OpenVPN installation folder’ (C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config). Copy the ‘pass.conf’ file and paste it into the ‘config folder’.

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Step 22

Click the ‘Continue’ button to copy file.

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Your account details have now been saved.

Repeat Step 15 and Step 16 to edit all the servers.  

That’s it! You have successfully configured Ivacy VPN on your Windows 8. Enjoy complete privacy with Ivacy.

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