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Windows 7: Selecting & using a VPN

19 Jun 2017   #1

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Selecting & using a VPN

Win 7 home 64 bit. I've been thinking of getting a VPN subscription, maybe using this place, $36/year. Any thoughts on VPN's in general (practical matters, does it "run" all the time (all Internet traffic), how does using the VPN effect speed, access to different sites, using it with binary newsgroups & torrents, etc.) tips on selecting one, any experience with this particular company or recommendations for another, etc. appreciated.



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20 Jun 2017   #2

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I've been using the free version of AnchorFree HotSpot Shield for quite a while. It does what is says it does if you don't mind slower speeds and banner ads. These articles in no particular order might help. Other articles are out there. Just search for "why I should use a vpn" and "why I should not use a vpn".

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8 Instances You Werenve Been: The VPN Checklist
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24 Jun 2017   #3

7 home 64 bit

Thanks, great info! I'll give the free one a try.
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30 Jun 2017   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I vote for NordVPN
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