We recommend you use our free VPN software for Windows. However if you prefer to use manual setup of SSTP VPN on Windows 8, please follow tutorial below. Setting up HideIPVPN with SSTP access under Windows 8 is very simple. The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of a SSTP connection..
Setup SSTP on Windows 8:
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.