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How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Windows 8 (IKEv2)?

Feb 18, 2015
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Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • Windows Supported Device.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click here to buy)

Follow these simple steps to configure PureVPN on Windows 8 IKEv2:

Note: We have just launched New PureVPN  Windows Software BETA version. If you need guide on BETA version Click Here.

1 Right click on “Lan / Wifi icon” from System tray and select “Open Network and Sharing Center”


2 Click on “Set up a new connection or network”


3 Select “Connect to workplace” and click “Next”


4 Select “Use my Internet connection (VPN)”


5 Insert the following info:

  •  Insert desired server address / IP. Click here to get the server list
  •  Insert destination name as PureVPN IKEv2 or PureVPN US etc
  • Select “Remember my credentials”
  • Select “Allow other people to use this connection”
  • Click “Create”


6 Right click on “PureVPN IKEv2 ” connection and select “View connection properties”  

Note: If you are on Windows 8.1, then click on “Change Adapter Settings” from the “Network and Sharing Center, right click on PureVPN IKEv2 connection, select Properties


7 Click on Security tab and select “IKEv2”


8 Select Optional or Require encryption from “Data encryption” drop down menu

9 Insert the following info:

  • Click on “Networking” tab
  • Uncheck “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)” and “File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks” then
  • Click “OK”


10 Click on Wifi / Lan icon from System tray


11 Click on PureVPN IKEv2 connection and click “Connect”


12 Insert your Username and Password provided by PureVPN then Click “OK”

Important Note: Please always remember your PureVPN username & password is different from your Website Member Area email address & Password.


13 VPN connection will establish after verifying account details.


14 You are connected now.


15 To disconnect VPN, click on Lan / Wifi icon from System tray


16 Click on VPN connection and click “Disconnect”



Caution: If you are looking for higher security, then please follow this guide to disable your IPv6

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