How to setup KeepSolid VPN Unlimited® Application on Windows 8/8.1

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This guide contains detailed steps that will help you to get started with the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited® application. How to setup VPN on Windows 8? How to use VPN on Windows 8? Let’s check it out!


  1. How to setup VPN Unlimited® on Windows 8/8.1 
  2. How to remove VPN Unlimited® from Windows 8/8.1
  3. How to update VPN Unlimited® for Windows 8/8.1 to the latest version


1. How to setup VPN Unlimited® on Windows 8/8.1 


To download our VPN software for Windows 8, please go to the following page and select Standalone Version.

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:

To follow the installation process, please click Yes.

Then you need to accept the License Agreement. To do that select I accept the agreement option and click Next.

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

Choose a folder name in the Start menu of your Windows 8/8.1, where shortcuts of the program will be created, or leave the default name and click Next.

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

In the next window, click Install to start the process of setting up our VPN for Windows 8.

The copy process of the application files will start.

If the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package, required to run the program, is not installed on your Windows PC, it will be automatically downloaded.

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

Click Finish after successful installation.

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®.

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

After that, the KeepSolid VPN Unlimited® shortcut will appear on the main screen in the Start menu of your Windows 8/8.1.

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.

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

To start your unrestricted online trip, you should log in to your VPN Unlimited account. If you already have a KeepSolid ID, just enter your email address and password and tap the Sign in button. You can continue with Facebook or Google accounts as well.

To create a new KeepSolid ID tap Create KeepSolid ID, enter your email address and password. Then repeat your password, check the box next to By continuing, you agree to our…, and tap the Sign up button.

More information about KeepSolid ID and why you need it, you can find on this page.

2. How to remove VPN Unlimited® from Windows 8/8.1


To remove the application for Windows 8/8.1, please go to Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features. Select VPN Unlimited® and click Uninstall.

3. How to update VPN Unlimited® for Windows 8/8.1 to the latest version


The program checks for updates automatically every time when starting. However, you can check for a new version manually: open the app, go to the Menu > Information and click Check for updates.

For detailed instructions on how to use KeepSolid VPN Unlimited® app on Windows 8, check out this guide. If you have any other questions or suggestions regarding our service, please contact our customer support team at [email protected].

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