SoftEther is a solid open-source VPN Client. It outperforms OpenVPN in many aspects, offers much faster connection speed, and better penetration across firewalls.

Requirements

  • Operating System- Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 & 10. Windows Server 2008 SP1, 2012, 2016 & 2019. For any other OS, go to our setup page.
  • An active Plan/Service on IPBurger.com. Follow this guide to purchase a plan.
  • Unrestricted Internet. If your ISP/Country is known to ban/block VPN Protocols, such as China, Iran, etc, this software/protocol won’t work. Please contact our support.

Leak Prevention

  • Disable IPv6. IPv6 is known to cause leaks, which could end up in completely revealing your identity. Follow Guide: Disable IPv6. You need to do it only once.
  • Prevent DNS Leaks
    In Windows 8 & 10, new Smart DNS features are known to cause DNS Leaks. Follow Guide: Prevent DNS Leaks in Windows 8 and 10. You need to do it only once.

Connect to VPN with SoftEther

1. Get the SoftEther application

Note: If you have already installed the app, then you can skip this step.

Find and install SoftEther from here: Install SoftEther VPN Client 

Select SoftEther VPN Client.

 

2. Get SoftEther credentials for your IP address

SoftEther uses the SoftEther protocol. Find your SoftEther Credentials from your Service Page.

Further steps shows how to get credentials for:

A. Dedicated Proxies
B. VPN

A. Dedicated Proxies

Login to your account, and find the IP address/Service you want to use.

Click on the button Download VPN Credentials, and select SoftEther.

These are your VPN Credentials. This will download a profile file for your VPN

Open the Downloaded Credentials File, and let it import into SoftEther.

B. VPN

Access your VPN Service here. Click on the Manage button.

Click on the Download VPN Credentials button, and select SoftEther.

Select a location.

These are your VPN Credentials. This will download a profile file for your VPN.

Open the Downloaded Credentials File, and let it import into SoftEther.

3. Connect to VPN

In SoftEther, find the Connection you just imported, and click on Connect.

You may verify that you are already connected to IPBurger VPN under the Status column.

If you are having issues connecting, please contact our Support, we are happy to help!

Next Steps

Auto-Connect

You can set up your VPN to connect automatically when you login into your computer.

Right-click on the Connection and click Set as Startup connection.

Kill Switch

Kill Switch blocks you from exposing your Real IP Address, if the VPN Connection ever drops.

To Setup, please follow: Guide: Kill Switch for Windows 8

Perform Leak Tests

Please follow: Guide: Perform IP, DNS, and WebRTC Leak Tests

Multiple Accounts

You can easily set up multiple Business Accounts with Multiple IP Addresses from IPBurger.

Please follow: Guide: Setup Multiple Business Accounts with Windows 8

For any queries, feel free to reach out to our Support, we are happy to help!