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Hide your IP with Anonine on Windows 8

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This tutorial shows how to hide your IP with Anonine on Windows 8. Anonine is Swedish VPN service provider and it offers anonymity to internet surfing. Anonine doesn't keep any logs or information about users. Every time user connects to Anonine, they allocate new IP rather than the same as was given during previous connections. There is no speed or traffic cap. Traffic is 128 bit or 2048 bit encrypted depending on the selected service.

1. Go to Anonine website -> click here and click Buy the Service.

Anonine website - Buy the service

2. There is two options: PPTP or OpenVPN. If you are using Anonine only on the PC, then i suggest that you choose OpenVPN option, cause it's more secure.

Anonine website - Service types

3. Create your account and select your service type. You are using this username and password to log on Anonine.

Anonine website - Registration

4. Select your payment method and how many days you want. You can select 31 days option if you want to just test how this service works in daily use. If you don't make payments after that, then it automatically stops from working.

Anonine website - Payment method

5. If you selected Paypal, after Paypal login you should see this. Click Pay Now.

Anonine website - Paypal method

6. If your transaction made through, then you should see this. Click Return to L & H...

Anonine website - Paypal payment completed

7. You are now logged in to Anonine site, and there should be this notification.

Anonine website - Thanks for your order

Anonine PPTP connection

1. Open Metro view.

Windows 8 - Metro

2. Do not click anything, just type control with your keyboard, and search will open automatically.

Windows 8 - Metro - Search

3. Select Control panel from search results.

Windows 8 - Metro - Search results for control

4. Click Network and Internet.

Windows 8 - Control panel - Network and Internet

5. Click Network and Sharing center.

Windows 8 - Network - Connect to a network

6. Click Set up a new connection or network.

Windows 8 - Network - Set up a new connection or network

7. Select Connect to a workplace and click Next.

Windows 8 - Network - Choose a connection option

8. Click Use my Internet connection (VPN).

Windows 8 - Network - Use my internet connection (VPN)

9. Type vpn.anonine.net to address field and Anonine VPN to name field, and click Create.

Windows 8 - Network - Connect to a Workplace

10. Network connections sidebar appears to right side on the screen. Click Anonine VPN and Connect.

Windows 8 - Anonine VPN connect

11. Type your anonine credentials, leave domain empty and click ok.

Windows 8 - Anonine VPN credentials

12. Windows is now connecting to Anonine. This may take a while! It depends on how much there is traffic.

Windows 8 - Anonine VPN connecting

13. When you see text Connected, then you are good to go!

Windows 8 - Anonine VPN connected

14. Refresh this page and check your connection information from the top of this article.

Anonine OpenVPN connection

1. Go to OpenVPN download page and scroll to bottom of the page. Download 32 or 64bit installer depending on your installed OS.

2. Start installer and click Next.

OpenVPN - Setup - Step 1

3. Click I Agree.

OpenVPN - Setup - Step 2

4. Select all components and click Next.

OpenVPN - Setup - Step 3

5. Click Install.

OpenVPN - Setup - Step 4

6. When Windows asks this, click Install.

OpenVPN - Setup - Step 5

7. Click Next.

OpenVPN - Setup - Step 6

8. And lastly Finish.

OpenVPN - Setup - Step 7

9. Download Anonine config files by clicking here. When download is ready, open zip file and drag and drop config files to OpenVPN config folder.

Open ZIP file and drag and drop files to OpenVPN config folder

10. Now you should have OpenVPN icon on your desktop. Right click it, and select Run as administrator.

OpenVPN - Run as administrator

11. Right click OpenVPN icon on taskbar and click Connect.

OpenVPN - Connect

12. Type your credentials and click Ok.

OpenVPN - Authentication

13. When you see this notification, then you are good to go!

OpenVPN - Anonine connected

14. Refresh this page and check your connection information from the top of this article.


Dino S - April 24, 2016
I personally use HIDE-MY-IP. With their VPN services you can choose from what country you want your IP to appear, you can gain access to blocked websites, bypass Netflix restrictions and so on... Really useful tool!
slycracker - March 12, 2013
Nvm, Stupid computer came with Norton Internet Security. Thanks :)
Wiretuts - March 13, 2013
Glad you sorted it out :)
slycracker - March 12, 2013
I use OpenVPN and I did everything you said, but the IP address is still the same, I'm not Anon :(