Forum discussion tagged with vpn.
  1. A

    Question Any advice on choosing a VPN?

    I have tried a lot of VPNs but never found one that works. I need it for work and for home use, such as gaming.
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    Solved! Wan Miniports appeared out of nowhere and I don't know what it is and is it safe?

    I just recently looked into my device manager to update my network drivers to see if i can improve my network speeds.. To my surprise I see about 8 wan mini ports appeared in my network device column. I have no idea what are these wan mini ports and I have uninstalled them all but they keep...
  3. C

    Solved! VPN which is compatible with IOS 9.3.5?

    Hi Can anyone recommend a VPN provider which is compatible with IOS 9.3.5? I recently installed Ivacy on the grounds that it ticked most of the boxes I wanted from a VPN. Unfortunately, when I tried to download a programme from the BBC Iplayer on my tablet (on which IOS 9.3.5 is installed), I...
  4. R

    Question VPN on Firestick - How does it Shield the Firestick IP address

    Hi. I'm looking into getting a VPN service on a firestick. I've done some research but it's not clear how it shields my IP address on my firestick. If I install the VPN service is on my firestick, how does the VPN service, shield the Firestick's local "IP address" , (192.168.x.x) when my main...
  5. A

    Question Is a VPN really useful when Working from home?

    Due to the ongoing crisis I have been working from home. I read on several places online where they suggested to use a VPN. I was wondering if its really necessary to do so or should I access the internet like I always did?
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    Solved! Blocked websites and how to access them

    Hey. A couple of weeks ago, I installed a Trust DNS app on my phone to access Dailymotion and some other sites while being away in Russia. And since them I'm wondering why nobody is talking too much about this kind of DNS resolvers? I mean, it works, it doesn't slow down the speed, and in...
  7. Paul Wagenseil

    Why You Should Avoid Free Android VPNs

    Nearly all the free or freemium VPN apps examined in a survey had privacy issues, and a quarter actually leaked the user's real IP address. Why You Should Avoid Free Android VPNs : Read more
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    The Best Shows Netflix Won't Let Americans Watch (and How to Stream Them)

    Netflix streams some great shows overseas that aren't available to U.S. subscribers. Here's how to watch them anyway. The Best Shows Netflix Won't Let Americans Watch (and How to Stream Them) : Read more
  9. R

    How to Access American Content on Roku from Another Country

    When travelling abroad you might encounter yourself with a rainy day or just random boredom. Also, your favorite series will continue to upload chapters and if you are not on time watching it, you might have to face spoilers in social media and be very angry at them. In order to avoid that you...
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    Avira VPN Taking using too much GPU

    So I installed Avira phantom VPN and Apparently I just Noticed that it is taking using GPU waay more Than any other Software, I have never seen Any softwares except Games and Video Editors/Converters use this much GPU. Is this Normal? Could this be a Bitcoin Mining Malware Working in the...
  11. sashabelle

    Solved! VPN price increase?

    Hello! I would like to ask why VPNs are doing the $99~ billing. I used to own CyberGhost and I was gonna re-buy it again and I realized that they now charge $99 now. So I looked at other VPNs cause I thought they'ed be to only one doing that, but I was surprised to find out that all VPNs are...
  12. R

    How to Use a VPN on Roku and Get Local Channels from Around the World

    Roku provides the chance for the users to use the Virtual Private Network (VPN) and be able to access all the local channels from all regions of the world. The user can set up a VPN router, can access that VPN on Roku through the Settings menu. Here is how you can use the VPN to get access to...
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    Solved! is purevpn good option?

    hi i now have nordvpn but it has some shortage such as split tunneling and ping time test feature i looking up for second and backup vpn before i use pia but some server like as turkey is down for me purevpn relative to price has more features for me but i read it kept some logs and I'm worried...
  14. R

    How to Get Movies from Other Countries’ Netflix Content

    Netflix is one of the world’s largest movies and TV shows content provider. It has been floating on the top in the market for a large amount of time. It streams movies and TV shows for users in numerous countries around the world, creating a library for each. However, it is possible that the...
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    Solved! NordVPN attempted to charge me $84 for a 'free trial'

    So i was looking for a VPN to use and whilst looking online I heard good tings about NordVPN so attempted to sign up for a 7 day free trial to see how it is. When filling out my card details for the 7 day free trial it states on the terms that NordVPN will ' charge a small amount to verify your...
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    facebook account keeps getting disabled

    Facebook keeps disabling my accounts, I have tried a new phone number, using a virtual machine, using a vpn from another country and it's still keeps blocking me. I need facebook for business and can't go without it. I also use CCLeaner to clear cookies before going on my browser and after then...
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    Solved! NORD VPN troubles

    Hi can anyone advise what to do with Nord VPN? Ii is probably the best VPN. I’ve got 3 years paid version. Previously everything was OK but lately a lot of websites reject the connection when I use NORD. It got very troublesome. And ‘course even more cases when I had to prove I'm not a robot. To...
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    Instagram blocked. Any tips?

    My Instagram account got blocked for whatever reason. Currently, I'm trying to figure out for what reasons did this happen. Any ideas? I managed to find a couple of options to try to unblock it: [link removed] Has anyone had this issue? Any advise on what worked?
  19. kooper89

    Proxy or VPN?

    Last week my Instagram account got blocked. It took me a good few hours today to find out what could be a cause of that. I managed to find a couple of options to try to unblock it, <Removed by Moderator> . Has anyone had this issue? Any advice on what worked?
  20. Paul Wagenseil

    The Fastest VPNs

    It isn't always easy to judge the fastest VPN, but we think we've got three winners. The Fastest VPNs : Read more
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    Solved! Is VPN leaking when torrenting?

    Hello, I've recently subscribed on Express VPN when my IpVanish account expired. If I run the torrent test provided by this site: https://ipleak.net/ the result (attached) shows the same port set in uTorrent>preferences>connections>Port used for incoming connections. Is this a privacy issue...
  22. S

    VPN Refused Connections: Nord vs PIA

    I've used PIA for a few years and just switched to Nord 2 weeks ago. I didn't have any major issues with PIA but I hated their login system that only allows randomly generated passwords and I liked that Nord wasn't based in the US. One immediate difference I personally felt i've noticed with...
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    Solved! VPN active indicators

    Looked at CyberGhost and ExpressVPN and neither show they're active on your actual connection. That is, if I am connected to YouTube over VPN, why can't I be shown evidence of that in the YouTube screen, a redirected URL, or a modified IP addr, which would offer some confidence the VPN is...
  24. antigeekess

    Solved! VPNs - Any FREE with U.S. Servers/ISPs?

    Just trying to shop on U.S. websites from Tijuana. Downloaded "Hide Me" & it stuck me in the Netherlands - You only find out that U.S. is an "upgrade" after downloading. Plus, I don't think I've successfully deleted it from my computer now because I keep seeing references to the Netherlands &...
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    App data restore without after update, same phone and OS.

    The app in question is a game, Asphalt 9. Been playing for 2 months and i cant connect the game with Google Play Games because I'm living in China and using XiaoMi Mi 5, even with VPN. Recently the game got updated and i cant update the game with an error said different application signature, i...
  26. Paul Wagenseil

    Best VPNs for Windows 10

    Based on our testing, these are the best VPN services for protecting your privacy on Windows PCs. Best VPNs for Windows 10 : Read more
  27. Paul Wagenseil

    Best VPN for Android

    Protect your privacy with the top-rated VPN apps and services for Android phones and tablets. Best VPN for Android : Read more
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    How to Use VPN in Fire TV

    If you want to access videos from other countries or you do not want people to see what you are downloading and viewing, the best way is to install a VPN on your Amazon Fire TV. VPN allows you to unblock video content of other countries. Amazon Fire TV is already quite popular for watching...
  29. atomicWAR

    VPN Express suddenly crashes Tomshardware forums...

    I have been Using VPN express for a while now but starting the last week or so when using the forums I sometimes can't stay logged in, others it won't log in at all until i clear the cache and if I am in the forums logged in and I try to click the Tomshardware Banner to jump back to the main...
  30. gtr22

    How to Tell if a tv Station is Blocking Vpn's?

    ABC doesn't stream live tv in my area yet. Windscribe free edition helps me watch from another localization. A few days ago it started giving an error message that I'm in another country and can't access their network. Actually using from MA. to NYC. Is there a way to see if it's ABC blocking...
  31. Paradise My-Colors

    masking apps as other apps from isp (VPN like)

    hi everyone, I was wondering if there is a way to hide my apps internet usage from my ISP within another app. the reason I need this is my ISP allows only connection to a social networking sites (Facebook, whatsapp, Instagram... ) anything other than that will fail to connect (like normal VPNs...
  32. R

    How to Create a US Roku Account When Outside the Country

    Roku is one of the best streaming devices available. Unfortunately, you can only add channels like HBO GO, Hulu, and Netflix if you are using a US Roku account. If you live outside the US but still want to enjoy these channels, here’s how to create a US Roku account. 1. Setup VPN or Smart DNS...
  33. D

    Programs being corrupted after some days

    Hi friends I have Windows 7 and it has a strange problem. After installing programs, some of them work without a problem for days but then suddenly stop working after turning on PC another day. For example I have a program for VPN, it works great but sometimes stops working (with errors like ...
  34. R

    How to Setup a VPN for Roku

    Roku is one of the easiest streaming boxes available on the market. It comes in a variety of forms which enables you to sync your Roku to the TV and access Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix from the comfort of your home. If you need to encrypt your network as well as open up great streaming...
  35. R

    Gaining Access to Netflix - Don’t Air in your Country Using VPN

    Netflix has as many versions as countries it exists in. It is a matter of money and exclusive rights in each. Every time you open the Netflix app, it reads your IP address and sends you to the home screen of your country. Most people with a little knowledge of IP addresses know you can fake an...
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    Have account just for VPN to work

    Hi All My company allows to vpn from personal computers. We use the cisco anyconnect client for this purpose. To safe guard using vpn for work on my personal pc I was thinking of creating a local account user on my windows 10 pc and only do vpn work from that user. I will have a different...
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    Solved! Are pirated VPNs usable?

    Or for old versions the FBI/any intelligence agency already knows algorithm of how the program "jumps" to different locations so they get your IP easily. Or is it still not worth it for the FBI/CIA to investigate since ISP IPs are dynamic and internal IPs change and you could just keep all...
  38. Tanyac

    Free POP Email services that are not US based

    I'm looking for a non-US free email service that works on a VPN, and who doesn't configure their services so they can't be white listed (Eg something ISPs here do). I've put this under privacy because that is the reason I'm looking to close my Yahoo account. I've tried GMX but the service is...
  39. M

    How does a VPN protect me even from my ISP?

    I have been thinking of it for a while now Doesn't literally all my data have to go through them to get anywhere on the internet? I understand that they can not know what my data is (about) but they know that I sent it and that it is going to a VPN Right? Please correct me If I am wrong Thanks...
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    Solved! Only Lantern VPN connects on school network, nothing else works.

    Avira Phantom, Hotspot Shield, TunnelBear, SoftEther, Betternet, NordVPN trial etc. You name it, chances are I've tried it, on Android or Windows. Nothing is able to connect...except Lantern VPN, flawlessly on either OS. Just wondering what I can do, if anything, to get other VPNs to work. Any...
  41. J

    VPN with mobile data?

    I only use mobile data for at home and I was wondering if I use a service like NordVPN, I would be able to get T-Mobile to stop throttling me and get faster speeds later into my billing cycle or would this slow down my mobile data by using a VPN? Thanks for your time.
  42. Lutfij

    How To Keep Your Data Secure On Windows Laptop

    Although developers of OSes advertise that their latest offering is technologically advanced and the most secure OS that has ever graced the market, there’s no telling what people on the other end of your system are capable of doing. Give them enough time and they can find an intrusion point...
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    VPN Unlimited: Not the Swiftest

    VPN Unlimited offers great software and a wide variety of options, but its network performance was subpar. VPN Unlimited: Not the Swiftest : Read more
  44. G

    Hotspot Shield VPN: Alluring but Mysterious

    Hotspot Shield performs well and is easy to use. But it's got some baffling restrictions, and is quite pricey. Hotspot Shield VPN: Alluring but Mysterious : Read more
  45. G

    Windscribe VPN: Good, If Not Great

    Windscribe is a good choice for anyone trying to avoid U.S.-based VPNs, although its network performance was only average. Windscribe VPN: Good, If Not Great : Read more
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    TunnelBear VPN: Middle of the Pack

    TunnelBear is moderately priced, very secure and easy to use, but it has midrange network performance and is owned by a U.S. company. TunnelBear VPN: Middle of the Pack : Read more
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    Mullvad VPN: For the Truly Paranoid

    Mullvad is the best VPN service for serious privacy, but it's technically complex, somewhat pricey and doesn't have the best performance. Mullvad VPN: For the Truly Paranoid : Read more
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    Possible Fire TV VPN solution found? Privacy Hero. Thoughts Please

    Hey guys its been a little while since I last posted but I've been looking for VPN solutions for FireTV and I found one and I have been playing around with it and I am really impressed so far. It is called Privacy Hero. I don't understand much about the tech but it has worked pretty well. I have...
  49. S

    What VPN Service Do You Recommend?

    I've never used a VPN service before, but a conversation at work sparked my interest in making my home network a little more secure. We've got the Asus ROG Rapture (GT-AC5300) Router bridged over a crappy Comcast AIO combo (have a land-line so no 3rd party modem unfortunately), and I figured I'd...
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    Solved! Occasional strange brief voice message

    Recently got same "Fake Microsoft Pop Up" mentioned in another place, but figured it was bogus since I'm using AVG (paid version) and their VPN. Subsequent scan showed no unwanted visitors. But I'm occasionally having another worrisome thing: every 3-4 days a brief passage of what sounds like...
  51. ThePotatoGamer

    VPNs not working on Iphone

    I use an Iphone 6s with the latest version of Ios, I also live in Australia. For some reason not a single VPN out of the many I have tried work on my phone. Basically I connect to the VPN and it indicates Im connected to both Wifi and VPN but literally nothing loads or works as if I am...
  52. R

    VPN - using dual services & switching between the 2

    I use one of my laptops for work from home. I connect to internet via a Router and am considering downloading 2 different vpn services. I'd like to be able to switch them on & off as need be. One is only going to be used to print remotely on the office printer (and very seldom) - the other is...
  53. N

    Laptop make a loud beeping sound whenever i turn it off and mouse+Keyboard problem

    So recently i downloaded this vpn (ExpressVPN free version ) and i think it might've ruined my laptop first problem is my touchpad moves for a second and stops for good till i press something on the keyboard and it stops again keyboard keys( Laptop) response really slow tho when i plug a...
  54. G

    Internet Throttling: What Is It and What You Can Do About It

    Here's how to tell if your ISP is limiting your feed, and how to binge your way out of it. Internet Throttling: What Is It and What You Can Do About It : Read more
  55. D

    Can't install VPN Client

    I have been using Nord VPN for most of the year. And then my hard disk crashed. I have been trying, unsuccessfully, for the last few weeks to re-install the Nord VPN client. It operates all the way up to the point where it has copied the files. Then it halts the final installation and...
  56. C

    Windows process manager 32 bit

    I downloaded this vpn service and turns out it was virus. After doing some research I tried putting my computer into safe mode and using malwarebytes/malwarebytes anti-rootkit, EEK, and FRST which removed a lot of the threats but there is still three unknown processes in my task manager; one...
  57. IanG367

    Current, reliable sources for information on VPNs available from the UK.

    I am in the last month of a 12 month contract with IPVanish. The VPN was OK when I started using it two years ago but is near useless now. In the past six months connections drop after about 30 mins and the newer versions of the software crash on my Windows 10 Pro client. IPVanish support send...
  58. G

    Open VPN Router Setup Help

    I am interested in a VPN for my home network. My router is open VPN compatible and I am moderately computer literate but this VPN stuff is making my head spin and eyes glaze over Router Netgear R6700v2 firmware V1.2.0.8_1.0.1 Can someone explain in English (not network guru jargon) what I need...
  59. J

    Should I wait for Christmas to get Laptop, XBOX and VPN in Cheap prices?

    From past week, I am thinking to purchase Laptop, VPN(Virtual Private Nework) & XBOX. Should I buy these now or wait for the Christmas deal? My budget is $200 for all these.Please confirm if I can get these in amazing discount on Christmas 2017.