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How to Use Tunlr on Windows 8

Last Updated: Jul 09, 2015 11:14AM EDT

Windows 8 Tunlr Setup:

Follow these simple steps to unblock blocked websites, watch American television, and browse the web with no restrictions!

Before You Begin:

Before changing the DNS settings on your computer, please make sure to note your current DNS server address(es) and write them down somewhere for backup purposes. If at any time you need to go back to your original settings, you'll be able to with your backed up information.

It may also be helpful to print this page so that if you lose Internet connection, or lose this page, you can still refer to the below instructions.

Take your time and soon you'll be watching American Netflix!

Bring up the Start screen

Open the Start screen by clicking on the Start button located at the bottom-left of your screen. If you are on Windows 8 (and not Windows 8.1) just move your mouse to the very bottom-left corner of your screen. The Start screen should then pop up.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 1

Go to the Control Panel

Start typing (you do not need to press on anything) Control Panel and you should see Control Panel show up in the search list. Click on Control Panel.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 2

Go to Network and Internet

Find the Network and Internet title and click on it.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 3

Go to Network and Sharing Center

Find the Network and Sharing Center title and click on it.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 4

Change Adapter Settings

In the left pane, there should be a link to Change adapter settings. Click on that.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 5

Choose your connection

Double-click your current connection.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 6

Change your connection's properties

In the window that opens up, click on Properties.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 7

Turn off IPv6

Find the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) option, and make sure that it is unchecked.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 8

Edit your IPv4 settings

Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) to highlight the option, and then click on Properties.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 9

Use manual DNS server addresses

To use Tunlr's DNS addresses, you will have to check the option Use the following DNS server addresses:

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 10

Enter in Tunlr's DNS addresses

Fill in the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server fields with the below information.

  • Preferred DNS server:
  • Alternate DNS server:
Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 11

Confirm new server addresses

Once you are sure you have entered in Tunlr's DNS addresses correctly, click on OK.

Tunlr on Windows 8 Step 12

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