Welcome to HideIPVPN. Here you will find how to setup SSTP VPN on Windows 8.
Important:For an easier and faster connection we recommend you to use our free HideIPVPN software. Also check how to setup an use our VPN and Smart DNS software for Windows. But if you want to setup it manually, just follow the instructions below.
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First, Open Network and Sharing Center from Control Panel. Then choose Set up a new connection or network.
In the next window, choose: Connect to a workplace and click Next.
In the next window, choose Use my Internet Connection (VPN).
Under Internet address type the name of the HideIPVPN SSTP server you want to connect to.
You can check the list of SSTP servers under your product details under your client area.
Then enter HideIPVPN VPN (SSTP) as the name of the connection in the Destination name box (you can name it as you want). Then click Create.
Click on the monitor icon on the bottom right-hand corner.
Right–click on the HideIPVPN VPN (SSTP) connection, and choose Properties from the menu.
Under Security Tab for Type of VPN select “Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)” and click OK.
Almost done, Click again on the monitor icon on the bottom right-hand corner, find HideIPVPN VPN (SSTP) connection and click connect.
Type your VPN username and password and click OK.
Done, your Windows 8 now should be connected to the VPN server via SSTP protocol.