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      Looking for some basic VPN advice

      thanks for the help
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      Re: Looking for some basic VPN advice

      The first question will be for what purpose?

      Some people use VPNs to link to work, others for viewing US TV shows, others to link family computers.

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      Re: Looking for some basic VPN advice

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      Re: Looking for some basic VPN advice

      anyone?

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      Re: Looking for some basic VPN advice

      popular VPN list

      HideMyAss
      PrivatVPN
      AirVPN
      PureVPN
      BTGuard

      BTguard and HideMyAss seem's to be the popular one's.

      All have different price plans and are straight forward to set up.

      I don't use them my self, so can't say how well they work, I hope this help's.
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      There's also UnblockUS which I believe is popular with afficionados of US tv sources and accessing US Netflix from UK. No personal experience of it myself though.
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      Re: Looking for some basic VPN advice

      Quote Originally Posted by speedyrite View Post
      There's also UnblockUS which I believe is popular with afficionados of US tv sources and accessing US Netflix from UK. No personal experience of it myself though.
      I use UnblockUS for US Netfilx. It works great but it is only a DNS based service, so wouldn't be able to use it for P2P.
      I think the VPN service's, installs software on you computer, and you just configure your internet connection to the VPN you are using.
      Not sure if you can change the sky router settings so can access it on all your devices.
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      Oh, I thought they offered a full VPN service too? My mistake then!
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      Re: Looking for some basic VPN advice

      Quote Originally Posted by speedyrite View Post
      Oh, I thought they offered a full VPN service too? My mistake then!
      No worry's
      It's advertised as the Smarter faster VPN, but it doesn't mask your IP address.
      I only wanted it for US Netflix so it suits me well.
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