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How to install KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Application

on Windows 8 / Windows 8.1

This guide contains detailed steps that will help you to get started with the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited application, and easily manage it.

1. Installation of the application

To download the application, please go to the following page and select Standalone Version.

How to install VPN Unlimited App on Windows 8 / 8.1 - download the application on store or site

Save the file to your computer, and launch the downloaded installer.

If User Account Control is enabled on your OS, you may receive the following alert:

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - If User Account Control is enabled, you can see this alert

To follow the installation process, please click Yes.

Select the path to install the program, or leave the default path and click Next.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Select the path to install the program and click Next

Choose a folder name in the Start menu, where shortcuts of the program will be created, or leave the default name and click Next.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Choose a folder name in the Start menu and click Next

If you want to create a shortcut to launch the program from the Desktop, please leave the checkbox ticked.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Create a shortcut to launch the program from the Desktop

In the next window, click Install to start the installation.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - In the next window, click Install to start the installation

The copy process of the application files will start.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - The copy process of the application files will start

If the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package, required to run the program, is not installed, the installer will offer to setup this package. To follow the process, please accept the license agreement and click Install.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Accept the license agreement and click Install MS Visual C++

After the installation process is completed, click Close.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - If the Microsoft Visual C++ package is not installed click Install

The next step is to install TAP Adapter. To do so, please select the checkbox labeled Always trust software from ”OpenVPN Technologies, Inc.” and click Install.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - The next step is to install TAP Adapter

Click Finish after successful installation.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Click Finish after successful installation VPN program

In case you leave the checkbox ticked, KeepSolid VPN Unlimited will launch automatically after you click Finish.

The installer will create a shortcut in the Start menu for launching the program: Start > All Programs > VPN Unlimited > VPN Unlimited.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Launching the program: Start>All Programs>VPN Unlimited>VPN Unlimited

For a quick launch of the program, right-click on the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited shortcut and choose Pin to Start.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - For a quick launch of the VPN program choose Pin to Start

After that, the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited shortcut will appear on the main screen in the Start menu.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - VPN Unlimited shortcut will appear on the main screen in the Start menu

If at the start of the application, Windows Firewall or any other Firewall, installed in the system, requests permission for the open-vpn.exe and vpn-unlimited.exe files to access the network, allow the access.

If you accidentally denied access for these files, please open Windows Firewall by going to Start > Control Panel > Windows Firewall. Choose Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Choose Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall

Find VPNUnlimited in the list, click the Change settings button, and set both checkboxes for VPN Unlimited and OpenVPN. Then click OK.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Find VPN in the list and set checkboxes for VPN Unlimited and OpenVPN

2. Removal of the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited application

To remove the application, please go to Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features. Select VPN Unlimited and click Uninstall.

VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Go to Control Panel>Programs>Programs and Features. Select VPN Unlimited and click Uninstall

3. Update to the latest version of the application

The program checks for updates automatically every time when starting. However, you can check for a new version manually: right-click on the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited icon in the system tray, and select Check for Update.

How to install VPN on Windows 8 / 8.1 - Update to the latest version of the VPN application

For detailed instructions on how to use KeepSolid VPN Unlimited app on Windows PC, check out this guide. If you have any other questions or suggestions regarding our service, please contact our customer support team at [email protected].