How to set up PureVPN manually on Windows 10

Discover how to manually set up PureVPN on Windows 10 with our comprehensive guide. Follow step-by-step instructions to configure PureVPN on your Windows 10 device and enjoy secure and private internet connections.

Written By Lorenzo Vincent

Updated at October 16th, 2023


Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN member area. Click ūüĎȬ†here to visit <ember Area.

  • Login to the Member Area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.

  • On Subscription tab scroll down to be able to view your VPN credentials.

  • You will be able to see and copy your VPN credentials.
  • Note down your PureVPN username and click the Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.

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How to set up PPTP on Windows 10

  • Click VPN then click Add a VPN connection
  • Right-click your Active LAN/ WiFi icon and click¬†Network settings.



Insert the following info:

  • ¬†Select Windows (built-in) from VPN Provider drop-down menu
  • ¬†Type any desired Name as PureVPN DE, US, etc as your Connection name
  • ¬†Insert the desired server: Please use one of the server addresses provided below.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    6. United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
    7. United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
    8. United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
    9. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    10. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • ¬†Select Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) from VPN type drop-down menu
  • Select User name and password from the Type of sign-in info drop-down menu
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Note: If you have a Dedicated IP or DDoS protection addon then do make sure to use your Dedicated IP or DDoS protection hostname in place of server address.



Insert the following info:

  1. Insert your VPN Credentials provided by PureVPN. Here is how you can find your ūüĎČ VPN Credentials.
  2. Select Remember my sign-in info and click Save.

  • Click newly created VPN Connection PureVPN DE.


  • Click Connect.


  • Wait for a few seconds.


  • You are connected to PureVPN successfully. Enjoy the Pure FREEDOM!

  • Make sure to select Require Encryption in the Data Encryption and dropdown menu from VPN Adapter.

How to set up L2TP on Windows 10

  • Right-click your active LAN/ WiFi icon and click Network settings.

Right-click on your Active Lan / WiFi icon and click on Network settings

  • Click VPN then click Add a VPN connection.

Click on VPN then click on Add a VPN connection


Insert the following info:

  • Select Windows (built-in) from VPN Provider drop-down menu
  • Type any desired Name as PureVPN DE, US, etc as your Connection name
  • Insert the desired server: Please use one of the server addresses provided below.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    6. United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
    7. United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
    8. United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
    9. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    10. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Select Point to Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) from VPN type drop-down menu
  • Select User name and password from the Type of sign-in info drop-down menu.
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Note: If you have a Dedicated IP or DDoS protection addon then do make sure to use your Dedicated IP or DDoS protection hostname in place of server address.


Select Windows (built-in) from the VPN Provider drop-down menu Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note. Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note. Select "Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPsec)" from VPN type drop-down menu Select "User name and password" from the Type of sign-in info drop-down menu


Insert the following info:
  1. Insert your PureVPN Credentials.
  2. Select Remember my sign-in info and click on Save.

Insert your Username and Password provided by PureVPN. Select "Remember my sign-in info and click on Save

  • Click Change adapter options.

Click on "Change adapter options

  • Right click newly created VPN connection PureVPN DE and select Properties.

Right click on newly created VPN connection "PureVPN DE" and select Properties

  • From Security tab, click Advanced settings.

From "Security Tab", click on Advanced settings

  • Select Use preshared key for authentication and insert 12345678 in Key box then click OK.

Select Use preshared key for authentication and insert 12345678 in Key box then click OK.

  • Select desired encryption from Data encryption. For Streaming Purpose select None then click OK.

Select desired Encryption from Data encryption. For Streaming Purpose select None then click OK

  • Close this window.

Close this window

  • Click PureVPN DE and hit the connect button.

Click PureVPN DE and hit the Connect button.

  • Click Connect.

Click on Connect

  • Wait for a few seconds.

Wait for a few seconds.

  • You are connected to PureVPN successfully. Enjoy the Pure FREEDOM!

You are connected to PureVPN Successfully. Enjoy the Pure FREEDOM!

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How to set up SSTP on Windows 10

  • Right-click your active LAN/ WiFi icon and click Network settings.

Right click on your Active Lan / WiFi icon and click on Network settings

  • Click¬†VPN then click Add a VPN connection.

Click on VPN then click on Add a VPN connection


Insert the following info:

  • Select Windows (built-in) from VPN Provider drop-down menu
  • Type any desired Name as PureVPN DE, US, etc as your Connection name
  • ¬†Insert the desired server: Please use one of the server addresses provided below.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    6. United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
    7. United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
    8. United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
    9. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    10. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Select Point to Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) from VPN type drop-down menu.
  • Select User name and password from the Type of sign-in info drop-down menu.
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Note: If you have a Dedicated IP or DDoS protection addon then do make sure to use your Dedicated IP or DDoS protection hostname in place of server address.


Select Windows (built-in) from VPN Provider drop down menu Insert any desired Name as PureVPN DE, US, etc as the Connection name Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note. Select "Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)" from VPN type drop-down menu Select "User name and password" from the Type of sign-in info drop-down menu


Insert the following info:
  1. Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can ūüĎČfind¬†your VPN credentials.
  2. Select Remember my sign-in info and click Save.

Insert your Username and Password provided by PureVPN. Select "Remember my sign-in info and click on Save

  • Click PureVPN DE and hit the Connect button.

 Click PureVPN DE and hit the Connect button.

  • Click¬†Connect.

Click on Connect

  • Wait for a few seconds.

Wait for a few seconds.

  • You are connected to PureVPN successfully. Enjoy the Pure FREEDOM!

You are connected to PureVPN Successfully. Enjoy the Pure FREEDOMMMM!

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How to set up IKEv2 on Windows 10

  • Right-click your active LAN/ WiFi icon and click Network settings.

Right click on your Active Lan / WiFi icon and click on Network settings

  • Click¬†VPN then click Add a VPN connection.

Click on VPN then click on Add a VPN connection


Insert the following info:
  1. Select Windows (built-in) from VPN Provider drop-down menu
  2. Insert any desired Name as PureVPN DE, US, etc as the Connection name
  3. Insert desired server address in Server name or address box. Click ūüĎČhere to get the list of servers
  4. Select IKEv2 from VPN type drop-down menu
  5. Select User name and password from the Type of sign-in info drop-down menu

 Select Windows (built-in) from VPN Provider drop-down menu Insert any desired Name as PureVPN DE, US, etc as the Connection name Insert desired server address in Server name or address box. Click here to get the list of servers Select "IKEv2" from VPN type drop-down menu Select "User name and password" from the Type of sign-in info drop-down menu


Insert the following info:
  1. Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can ūüĎČfind¬†your VPN credentials.
  2. Select Remember my sign-in info and click Save

Insert your Username and Password provided by PureVPN. Select "Remember my sign-in info and click on Save

  • Click PureVPN DE and hit the connect button.

 Click PureVPN DE and hit the Connect button.

  • Click Connect.

Click on Connect

  • Wait for a few seconds.

Wait for a few seconds.

  • You are connected to PureVPN successfully. Enjoy the Pure FREEDOM!

You are connected to PureVPN Successfully. Enjoy the Pure FREEDOMMMM!

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How to set up OpenVPN on Windows 10

Installing OpenVPN GUI:
  1. Download PureVPN OpenVPN Installer from ūüĎČhere and extract it on your desktop.
  2. Download PureVPN OpenVPN files from ūüĎČhere and extract it on your desktop.
  3. Right click OpenVPN installer and select Properties.

Right click on OpenVPN installer and select properties.

  • From General Tab, check Unblock, Apply and OK

From General Tab, check "Unblock", "Apply" and "OK"

  • Right click OpenVPN installer and select Run as administrator.

Right click on OpenVPN installer and select "Run as administrator"

  • Click Yes to allow installation.

Click "Yes" to allow installation

  • Click Next.

Click "Next"

  • Click I Agree.

Click "I agree"

  • Click¬†Next.

Click "Next"

  • Click¬†Install to begin installation.

Click "Install" to begin installation

  • Check Always trust software from GZ Systems Limited and click Install.

Check "Always trust software from "GZ Systems Limited" and click Install

  • Click¬†Next once installation completes.

Click "Next" once installation completes

  • Uncheck Show Readme and click Finish.

Uncheck "Show Readme" and click on Finish


Connecting PureOVPN:

  • Right click OpenVPN GUI icon and Run as administrator.

Right click on OpenVPN GUI icon and "Run as administrator"

  • Click Yes to allow application to run.

Click "Yes" to allow application to run

  • ¬†Right click OpenVPN icon from System tray, go to desired server and select Connect.

Right click on OpenVPN icon from System tray, go to desired server and select "Connect"

  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can ūüĎČfind¬†your VPN credentials. then click OK.

Insert Username and Password provided by PureVPN then click OK

  • You are connected now. Enjoy the Freedom!

You are connected now. Enjoy the Freedom!

  • To disconnect OpenVPN. Right click OpenVPN icon from System tray, go to connected server and select Disconnect.

To disconnect OpenVPN. Right click on OpenVPN Icon from System tray, go to connected server and select "Disconnect"


Saving account details:

  • Right click OpenVPN icon from system tray, go to desired server and select¬†Edit Config.

Right click on OpenVPN Icon from system tray, go to desired server and select Edit Config

  • Add pass.txt after auth-user-pass parameter and Save.

Add pass.txt after auth-user-pass parameter and save

  • Open Notepad, type your Username in first line and passwrod in second line then save it as pass on your desktop.

 Open Notepad, type your Username in first line and passwrod in second line then save it as pass on your desktop

 

  • Navigate to OpenVPN installation folder (C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config) and drag / copy pass file in config folder.

Navigate to OpenVPN installation folder (C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config) and drag / copy pass file in config folder

  • Click Continue to copy file.

Click "Continue" to copy file

  • Right click OpenVPN icon from System tray, go to server and select Connect.

Right click on OpenVPN icon from System tray, go to server and select "Connect"

  • It will connect VPN without asking credentials.

It will connect VPN without asking credentials.

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Note: Repeat below steps to edit all servers Step: Right-click OpenVPN icon from the system tray, go to the desired server and select Edit Config Step: Add pass.txt after auth-user-pass parameter and save.

Step: Right-click OpenVPN Icon from the system tray, go to the desired server and select Edit Config
Step: Add pass.txt after auth-user-pass parameter and save.