Forum discussion tagged with vpn.
  1. Y

    Question Difference between these two ways to use vpn

    Hi, I would like to learn the difference between using a vpn service provided by vpn focused providers and using a vpn service provided by seedbox/data hosting focused providers such as seedboxco(which I'm using).My seedbox provider seedboxco allows me to install openvpn on seedbox and than...
  2. hackerk

    Question What is the base OS version in pulse connect secure?

    I am in need of Pulse connect secure base OS version for firmware version 9.1R12.1 I tried to connect support, but they said that they can not provide this information.
  3. N

    Question Using a VPN on PC, while on a mobile hotspot

    So I am having an issue using a VPN on a PC (Windows 10) on a mobile network (Android). I can connect to the hotspot fine if the VPN is turned off on both devices, however if the VPN is enabled on my phone, my PC is not connected to the VPN. Inversely, if I turn the VPN on my PC, there is no...
  4. Question Ping Spikes

    Hi. I faced a problem recently. When I connect to OpenVPN UDP sometimes my ping goes so high and it was ok a week ago. First I thought maybe it is the vpn server problem so I tested it with my friends pc and there was no problem and no ping spikes! I'll leave photos below. And I have another...
  5. D

    Question QBitTorrent sometimes connects to peers and downloads ?

    My QBitTorrent has been working but for the last couple of days I gets no peers nor does it download and in the connection status it says "no direct connections". I use SurfShark VPN and I can still surf web pages with the VPN. I have tried to troubleshoot my problem as follows: Adding ports...
  6. G

    [SOLVED] VPN for 5$?

    I've been a VPN.ht user since 2017. For any reason, it's not working anymore: I can't log in, can't pay for the service, they guys are not returning messages. I guess it's time for a new VPN then. The thing is, all providers I came across are offering 2, 3, even 5 year plans. That won't work...
  7. N

    [SOLVED] Wired connection experiencing heavy packet loss whilst gaming ?

    Hi, I've been plagued with network issues for a long period of time whilst gaming. These issues are persistent and extreme. I mainly play Warzone. However i've experienced the same issues on CSGO. The issue itself is a 10/20 second full disconnect whilst playing. During this time period I can...
  8. _dawn_chorus_

    Question Best app to change your mobile phone location ?

    I want a couple of apps to think I am several miles south in a major city center vs my suburb, ideally I would love it if google maps would still recognize where I actually am but I imagine if its one its all. Would a regular VPN be able to do this? Looking at NordVPN but its $50 for a year and...
  9. Bxzza

    [SOLVED] sound dies while using a vpn

    (apologies if this is in the wrong thread category) iso i have a razer kraken running through the razer 7.1 surround sound software, and i have for a long time with no problems, i recently was using a vpn and for some reason while vpn’s my sound completely cut out from just that one input, i...
  10. S

    Question I forgot my computer pin and I can't connect to the internet to reset it

    A few months back Windows 10 forced me to set a pin and I did so begrudgingly, writing down the pin on a post-it note and with the intention of resetting it when I had the time. Now a few months down the line, I've not bothered to remove the pin, the post-it is long since lost and today...
  11. Bullet_Science

    Discussion ExpressVPN CIO faces fines for spying on human rights activists and journalists and now has to share info with FBI

    Intriguing news at the cybersecurity industry: This week, the gov of the United States Department of Justice released the news that former U.S intelligence agents face fines for using their authority and information to spy on human rights activists and journalists. One of them is Daniel...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] WiFi Repeaters - Internet Snooping?

    I recently bought a WiFi repeater to cover a dead area in my house, and it works so well, I am a little concerned. All I had to do, was connect it to my WiFi network with the password, and now it seemlessly repeats my Internet signal. My devices don't seem to know they are communicating via the...
  13. K

    [SOLVED] Antivirus + VPN bundle

    Dear forum members, I'm looking for an antivirus + VPN all in one package or bundle. Last year I bought Norton antivirus as they advertised they come with a VPN. And it's true, I installed the antivirus and turned the VPN on. Then over the next few weeks I noticed I still get really targeted...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] nordvpn on an older version of mac osx ?

    I know this is a ridiculous question but is there a way to download nordvpn on a mac osx 10.7.5? if not is it possible to some how teather the connection from that mac osx 10.7.5 to a device running the nordvpn?
  15. Nexios

    [SOLVED] VPN: Remote server is not responding (sometimes)

    I'm trying to figure out why a VPN connection will work one day, and not the next. With the only thing that happened inbetween was the computer going to sleep and waking up again. Myself and occasionally 1 coworker have this issue. 3+ coworkers never have an issue connecting to VPN. Below are...
  16. H

    [SOLVED] Any recommendation for VPN software that supports both Windows and Android ?

    Like the title said, any recommend? I'm planning to buy a yearly price plan if it has a good quality, like in speed stability and availability of the server. and of course privacy.. and support for Windows and Android, please.
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Router with bandwidth control on ethernet port

    Hi, I was wondering if I can get a list of routers that can do the following: Control bandwidth on each ethernet port. Monitor the bandwidth on each ethernet port showing how much data they have used because I have an allowance of 2TB per month. Monitor the bandwidth of each device connected...
  18. M

    Question Alternative to PIA VPN

    I have been using PIA for the past 2-3 years and I am still thinking whether or not to renew my subscription, the reason is that PIA is low-key stopping their support for Win7 but otherwise the service is okay. I am well aware of the shortcomings of Win7 but for the foreseeable future I am going...
  19. J

    Question SSID not showing

    Hi Folks, Hopefully this is the right place to ask this. I recently got a new LG TV, one of the nanocell ones, to give a rough date of the device. I'm trying to get my VPN working with it. As i don't have a VPN supported router, and the TV uses WebOS rather than android. I'm trying to use my...
  20. zerikscythe

    [SOLVED] Create and merge virtual connections?

    Hello, Im trying to figure out if there is a way to run multiple instances of a vpn, and then merge/bridge those connections. I currently use ipvanish, and it creates a virtual network device. is there a way to force multiple instances of the service and merge those together? I have a gigabit...
  21. [SOLVED] Only Firefox connects to internet and nothing else in my machine

    **Right now i managed to make some programs to connect by forcing them to run on TCP ports. Quick description of problem: At first nothing but firefox was connecting. Chrome, Opera, Microsoft Edge, Zoom, programs and apps in my system wouldnt connect to internet this also included to apps on...
  22. [SOLVED] Help Setting up Network

    Hi All, I need some help setting up my home network, i need it done in a certain way, i dont know much about networks other than a few basic commands, but this is my current set up What i want to do is - Red box devices to connect to Router 2 (VPN) for internet access Both Routers have DHCP...
  23. J

    [SOLVED] VPN from home PC to online Work software

    Very much a novice here and need some advice. Working from home and using a VPN. I log in to Outlook 365 online for work. I also log into an online database for work. Both of these are completely online. The VPN I use is something I purchased for home. There is no work software installed on my...
  24. W

    Question Work from home without OpenVPN

    Hello, I want to connect my job website and I have instruction about how to connect using OpenVPN but it say I need username password. They didn't gave me any username and password, So is there any other way? BTW I already tried contact our admin but few admin for lot of people and I'm kind of...
  25. elbilly

    DirectvGo and VPN

    Hi guys, Like a year ago I moved from Argentina to Spain. I still pay for my DirecTV account. When I got here I noticed I couldn't use DirecTV Go's app or its live web broadcast because it's not available in Europe. I started using a vpn, which works great and fast, but it doesn't do everything...
  26. M

    [SOLVED] Does VPN slow your connection down?

    My girlfriend got a job recently and she has to do it home office. With this, she's using a VPN to use the company's system and all. For now, it's just training and she's on a call on Microsoft Teams with a lot of people. Maybe that can be the cause, but anyway. On my PC, I've been experiencing...
  27. W

    [SOLVED] VPN doesn't reduce my ping anymore

    I currently live in Australia and I usually play cs with my friends from Malaysia so I always play with 250-300ping-ish. So recently I used nord VPN to try to decrease my ping and it did (around 150ping) but it suddenly just didn't work about after 2 weeks and I decided to switch VPN as I...
  28. D

    [SOLVED] Looking for simple internet kill program on IP change

    I am looking for a simple program that detects when IP address on your computer is changed and it disables your entire computer connection to the internet. I find these kind of method to be the best prevention of exposing your real IP address when using proxy.
  29. [SOLVED] Question about L2TP configuration

    Hi everyone! I'm configuring my TL-R600VPN for a L2TP VPN connection and I have a doubt: in the manual there's a server, a client and a user (optional) configuration. Why is "user configuration" optional? How could I connect using simply the "client" configuration Under "client" configuration...
  30. N

    [SOLVED] Confused on Setting up the proper VPN Network for my home

    So I have a desktop, a few wireless devices (typically 3), Roku and Firestick connected to a non-smart TV. I want to have them running under a VPN network via NordVPN. How to go about this is where my confusion lies. Setting up NordVPN on my phone or the desktop appears simple via the apps...
  31. ashlynthecat

    [SOLVED] Several problems with my laptop: cameras not attached, internet only working through VPN, and internet only working in browsers

    My Samsung Series 5 notebook has run into several problems. I have my firewall and anti-virus off. First, I got the 0xA00F4244 "no cameras are attached" error when trying to use my webcam. My webcam has worked in the past, but I don't know when exactly it stopped working because I haven't tried...
  32. Muhammad Jahid

    [SOLVED] Can I hide all the vpn application from playstore using my router?

    I dont want anybody downloading vpn from play store using my wifi router. Is it somehow possible?
  33. E

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to use tcpvpn.com free vpn service

    Hi i have windows 10 pc. i use openvpn (v11.12.0.0) software and config file from tcpvpn.com . Is it safe to use tcpvpn.com free vpn service?
  34. Jarvice

    [SOLVED] My connection is detected as a VPN while I'm not even using one

    So the place where I live recently got a new connection through optical fiber. However, this came with an odd problem: some websites block access to their site because they detect a VPN while I'm not even using one. When I use an IP checker the location is indeed wrong and this applies to all my...
  35. M

    [SOLVED] vpn on preinstalled ddwrt router

    if i were to purchase a preinstalled ddwrt router do i still have to subscribe to a vpn service in order to use vpn on the ddwrt router? I don't want to spent almost $200 on a preinstalled ddwrt if I still have to pay to use some of the features.
  36. landsavage

    [SOLVED] While VPN is on, other devices stop working

    OK so this is weird. I can't understand what would cause this, but when I turn on my VPN either through a free one like SoftEther, or a paid one like SurfShark VPN, the VPN on my machine works fine, but every other device on my home network stops working, Xbox, Phones, computers, everything. My...
  37. T

    Question Best VPN? Looking for recommendations.

    Hello, I have been shopping around for a VPN provider, but after reading some articles and forum discussions, I realized there are some different realities and sometimes sketchy operations that are hidden and not immediately known. I was about to go with NordVPN for example, but some forum...
  38. D

    [SOLVED] Always on VPN on smartphone and geolocation

    I have an always-ON VPN set up on my phone and it is set to a NA location. I'm in the UK and what I don't understand is that even though my IP address (when outside) is showing North America, when I drive using Waze or us Google Maps, how is it that it knows exactly where I am and able to...
  39. S

    [SOLVED] Cisco ASA Help IPSEC Tunnel is up but I cant ping remote hosts and Vice Versa

    Hey as the title says, this is my first IPSEC tunnel I've set up it seems like almost everything is good and I have the tunnel active but I cant ping remote hosts I swear its like on config off from working so very simple set up here at my house (GFIREWALL) I use and at the...
  40. D

    [SOLVED] TalkTalk router Sagemcom FAST 5364 with Netgear Nighthawk R7000 VPN

    So, following my post here, I decided to set up VPN via another router on bill001g's recommendation. I got the Netgear Nighthawk R7000 (AC1900) and received it today. TL;DR -- Logged on to TT's router admin panel on to install ExpressVPN's firmware onto it. It didn't recognise the...