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I need recommendation on vpn

Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:06 am

I am preparing on travelling and I still want to watch my favourite shows, considering witch vpn to use, I know I should google some reviews but I need regular user advice I don't trust those paid websites. Which vpn to choose? thanks.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:15 pm

Kate.flipman wrote:
I am preparing on travelling and I still want to watch my favourite shows, considering witch vpn to use, I know I should google some reviews but I need regular user advice I don't trust those paid websites. Which vpn to choose? thanks.


What country do you live in and what country will you be using the VPN most?
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:30 pm

If you'll be around North America and Western Europe as well as Hong Kong, you can try Windscribe's 50GB/monthly free-to-use service, with coupons around to upgrade the capacity some more. They have decent VPN apps for Windows, iOS, and Android.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:35 pm

Private Internet Access works great for me.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:15 am

I am travelling from the US to UK, and I would like to watch US netflix and access some business documents etc. I've checked some reviews on pcmag.com or vpnmentor.com they say that nordvpn so far is the best choice
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:26 am

I did windscribe pro for a 2year subscription and have enjoyed it. It is easy to use, works on my computers and phone. It will occasionally have issues with bandwidth, but it isn't common.
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:40 am

Can't you just use Opera?

Built in no-brainer VPN for bypassing those pointlessly useless ISP blocks.
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:21 am

Panda VPN works for me in most of the cases.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:16 pm

hkuspc40 wrote:
Private Internet Access works great for me.


PIA is awesome. It's also a known VPN provider, and most video and gaming services blacklist the egress points, likely because legal reasons. Which reduces the usefulness of PIA significantly.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:40 pm

been using purevpn for years and it's fast and has servers basically everywhere.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:03 am

sweatshopking wrote:
been using purevpn for years and it's fast and has servers basically everywhere.


Would you know what their speeds and connections are like around the Pacific? I’m particularly interested in purevpn access in Tokyo/Osaka, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Manila, as I move around between these and West coast cities.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:44 am

Kate.flipman wrote:
I am preparing on travelling and I still want to watch my favourite shows, considering witch vpn to use, I know I should google some reviews but I need regular user advice I don't trust those paid websites. Which vpn to choose? thanks.

I've been using Unlocator for MLB.TV (and it happened to work with Hulu) but it's not working with Netflix. So depending on the service it might be OK or not.
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:03 pm

hmmmm when I was in Govi, I had to use a vpn to do online banking, PIA (private internet access) worked good for me

one odd thing was, when it was not running, I would still pull netflix over there with no issues
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:13 am

trackerben wrote:
sweatshopking wrote:
been using purevpn for years and it's fast and has servers basically everywhere.


Would you know what their speeds and connections are like around the Pacific? I’m particularly interested in purevpn access in Tokyo/Osaka, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Manila, as I move around between these and West coast cities.

Not sure, but i use connections all over the world, I'm based in eastern canada, and generally max out my 50Mb connection.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:50 am

sweatshopking wrote:
Not sure, but i use connections all over the world, I'm based in eastern canada, and generally max out my 50Mb connection.


I figure that you are mainly originating IP in various countries. I'm also interested in accessing Asian servers to bypass local ISP/host restrictions. How do you max out your 50Mpbs? That sounds like you're also into HD livestreams.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:50 pm

trackerben wrote:
sweatshopking wrote:
Not sure, but i use connections all over the world, I'm based in eastern canada, and generally max out my 50Mb connection.


I figure that you are mainly originating IP in various countries. I'm also interested in accessing Asian servers to bypass local ISP/host restrictions. How do you max out your 50Mpbs? That sounds like you're also into HD livestreams.


Steaming won't use 50MBits. That's into "I'm downloading something" territory.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:21 pm

That or a server, but I would let SSKing say so.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:12 pm

downloading stuff. not a server.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:11 am

I am using Purevpn for accessing US Netflix and other US content and its working great for me, Also the price of the VPN is also good and also their is Purevpn review by usavpn for specially USA usage point of view, so you can also confirm it from there.
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:30 am

I use PIA as well. No issues. I can even stream with it on without issue and they don't block p2p or keep logs, if that's an issue for you. I got it with a humble bundle so it was a no brainer, but you might find a good deal some other way. I'd definitely recommend looking at yearly subscription prices, that's where the deals are.
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:37 am

For traveling, I recommend Surfshark VPN. It is a new one so the servers aren't crowded and it is rapid. It doesn't have a significant amount of servers (over 100 I think), but it supports various streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu. Finally, it allows you to use unlimited devices. It is based in the British Virgin Islands with a strict zero logs policy. There's a free trial for both Android and iOS if you want to try it. Even more, here's a link which gives you a 74% discount (surfshark.com/offer/get74off), maybe it will be useful :)
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:31 am

Personally, I use PureVPN whenever I do Traveling. Because it does work well in different regions and specially its easier to access the streaming content with it from anywhere of any region this is the biggest reason why I use this VPN during Traveling. This VPN does have VPN Servers in 140+ Countries https://www.purevpn.com/server-location that's why I would recommend, to use this VPN if you are looking for a VPN specially for traveling.
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:03 pm

I am not a VPN guy, but MULLVAD VPN is sponsoring [H]ardOCP for a month per a message in its forums and a new account will come with three free hours so you can take it for a test drive.
(I think any service you are not sure of should be taken for a short test before you commit to it anyway.)

https://hardforum.com/threads/mullvad-vpn.1970160/

I wouldn't usually post something like this, but Kyle over at [H] wont usually plug something unless he believes its good for his users.

I'm just a mod here, so if an Admin thinks this post needs to go, nuke it.
 
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Re: I need recommendation on vpn

Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:42 pm

I use wireguard on azirevpn for free. I'm not sure of the windows support just yet.
https://www.azirevpn.com/blog/2017-11-06/wireguard-free

Works OK for me, and wireguard is nice. Even Linus Torvalds likes it. ;-)

https://lists.openwall.net/netdev/2018/08/02/124

Can I just once again state my love for it and hope it gets merged
soon? Maybe the code isn't perfect, but I've skimmed it, and compared
to the horrors that are OpenVPN and IPSec, it's a work of art.


edit: look a windows walkthrough:
https://www.azirevpn.com/support/guides ... ws/tunsafe

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