Windows Setup Guide

Here is how you get started with Windscribe on Windows.

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Manual Setup - Power Shell (Win 10 only)

This is the simplest and most secure option.

ステップ 1

Get IKEv2 profile and credentials (requires a pro account).

ステップ 2

Open Windows PowerShell (Start → type "Powershell")

ステップ 3

Execute the following command in Powershell, replacing SERVER.WINDSCRIBE.COM with your chosen location from Step 1.

Add-VpnConnection -Name "Windscribe IKEv2" -ServerAddress "SERVER.WINDSCRIBE.COM" -TunnelType "Ikev2" -RememberCredential -AuthenticationMethod EAP -EncryptionLevel Maximum

ステップ 4

Execute the following command in Powershell to use strong encryption.

Set-VpnConnectionIPsecConfiguration -ConnectionName "Windscribe IKEv2" -AuthenticationTransformConstants GCMAES256 -CipherTransformConstants GCMAES256 -EncryptionMethod AES256 -IntegrityCheckMethod SHA256 -DHGroup ECP384 -PfsGroup ECP384 -Force

ステップ 5

Go to Start and type "Settings" and select "Internet and Internet" and choose the "VPN" tab.

ステップ 6

Click "Connect"

ステップ 7

Input the username and password as provided on the Profile Generator page in Step 1. This username and password will NOT be the same as your Windscribe login.

Manual Setup - GUI

This is the more complicated and less secure option.

ステップ 1

Get IKEv2 profile and credentials (requires a pro account).

ステップ 2

From your Window 10 Start Menu, click on Settings

ステップ 3

In Windows Settings window, click on Network & Internet

ステップ 4

Click on VPN.

ステップ 5

Click the Add a VPN connection button to set up a new VPN connection.

It is very important that you create a new VPN connection profile instead of editing an existing one, as it will not work due to a bug in Windows OS.

ステップ 6

Select "Windows (built-in)" as VPN provider, enter connection name (any name you wish), select VPN type "Automatic". Select type of sign-in info "User name and password".

Then input the Server address, username and password as provided on the Profile Generator page in Step 1. This username and password will NOT be the same as your Windscribe login.

ステップ 7

Go to Control panel -> Network and Internet -> Network Connections. Select the adapter you just created and click "Properties"

ステップ 8

Change Type of VPN to "IKEv2".

Change Data Encryption to "Maximum strength encryption".

ステップ 9

Go to the Networking tab, select "Network Protocol Version 4", and click "Properties".

ステップ 10

Click the "Advanced" button.

ステップ 11

Ensure "Use default gateway on remote network" is checked. Then click "OK". Now repeat the above steps for "Network Protocol Version 6"

ステップ 7

Click on the profile you just created, and click on the Connect button to connect.