Compare Performance Which VPN is your favorite?

Discussion in 'Compare Apps' started by carsten ibsen, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. Sunshine-boy

    Sunshine-boy Level 22

    Apr 1, 2017
    1,173
    5,196
    IRAN
    Windows 10
    ESET
    I don't know much about paid VPNs but any multi-hop VPN is good!otherwise useless:D
     
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  2. Dhruv2193

    Dhruv2193 Level 3

    Nov 7, 2016
    54
    177
    India
    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    I am using Windscribe vpn on one pc and Shadeyou vpn alongwith nord vpn on another. All three are great. Nord vpn has many features and is one of the best but it gets disconnected from some servers more times than the other two.
     
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  3. Faybert

    Faybert Level 10
    AV Tester

    Jan 8, 2017
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    1,940
    Brasil
    Windows 10
    G-Data
    VPN I have experience using two, F-Secure Freedome VPN, which for me does your service very well, and Avira Phantom VPN (I'm currently using), despite the fact that I hate Avira Connect, Avira's VPN is surprising me in a positive way, good locations and fast connections.
     
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  4. Vivek J. Mundkur

    Aug 7, 2017
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    IT - Software and Networks
    India
    Windows 10
    Norton
    I have subscriptions to several VPN services. ExpressVPN is the best but also the most expensive. Will I renew my subscription? Yes, very likely.
     
  5. Iapepe

    Iapepe Level 4

    Mar 17, 2013
    192
    513
    Romania
    Windows 10
    Kaspersky
    I am using Windscribe Pro (giveaway) and Hoxx VPN Proxy (Firefox extension).
     
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  6. gin

    gin Level 5

    Jan 16, 2014
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    534
    Windows 7
    ESET
    windows : phantom vpn, windscribe
    ios : windscribe
     
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  7. DeepWeb

    DeepWeb Level 9

    Jul 1, 2017
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    1,423
    Nurse
    On a journey
    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    Windscribe's list of servers has grown dramatically. It's great if you live in the US.
     
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  8. Chimaira

    Chimaira Level 1

    Jan 5, 2018
    40
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    a place with snow and mountains
    Linux
    Tried NordVPN. Poor experience, server inconsistency and slowdowns. I had servers right in my city and the speeds would drop to 1 or 2 Mbps.

    My opinion stay away from Nord.
     
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  9. Andrew999

    Andrew999 Level 20

    Dec 17, 2014
    960
    8,931
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    Emsisoft
    It also has lots of European servers too.
     
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  10. davisd

    davisd Level 9

    Feb 2, 2016
    404
    4,592
    Latvia
    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    It's a bit sad that not many VPN providers offer servers in Estonia, Russia, Poland, Belarus. I know that ExpressVPN and NordVPN have some, but too costly for monthly subscribtion. Well, I have Windscribe Pro and it currently have LT, RUS, LAT, but speeds are dramatically reduced, either with OpenVPN or IKEv2 and sometimes servers restart or suddenly drop dead for few secs, I don't know whats up with that, but very annoying. Voting for AirVPN as favourite, haven't let me down in last 2 months and I haven't found any better so far, although I miss above mentioned servers.. still searching around..
     
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  11. Andrew999

    Andrew999 Level 20

    Dec 17, 2014
    960
    8,931
    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    OkayFreedom is pretty good I got a free 1 year subscription awhile ago.
    Currently you can choose from 19 locations: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA.

    Currently at the moment they have a deal for $25.00 USD I think for a year. It is usually $30.00. After my subscription finishes I will probably go to Windscribe again.

    The company is based in Germany also, which is good for privacy and they say they keep no logs. Home - OkayFreedom
     
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  12. woomera

    woomera Level 6

    Jan 15, 2012
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    I own KeepSolid and Windscribe both unlimited lifetime but I have to say, Windscribe is one of the worst VPN's I have seen, EVER!
    But KeepSolid is a solid choice, good speed and decent amount of features and 2 secure connection modes. It also passes the firewall in my country (similar to China's firewall) which is key to me.
    For the price I got the KeepSolid I am happy with it but Price aside If one's need to assess the features and security I would suggest looking elsewhere.

    Again I would suggest staying away from windscribe unless using the free version.
     
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  13. Chimaira

    Chimaira Level 1

    Jan 5, 2018
    40
    148
    a place with snow and mountains
    Linux
    I agree, Windscribe's speed were medicore when I tried it.
     
  14. frogboy

    frogboy Level 61
    Trusted

    Jun 9, 2013
    6,228
    64,817
    Heavy Duty Mechanic.
    Western Australia
    Windows 10
    Emsisoft
    I like Windscribe because with brower extention you can use Windflix and watch USANetflix which is cool. :love:
     
  15. Trickster

    Trickster Level 14

    Jul 28, 2016
    663
    5,200
    Loving / caring Husband :)
    Europe
    Windows 10
    BullGuard
    tigervpn here for almost a year , got a deal on stacksocial for 15 countries to choose from , unlimited data and I am pleased with it , good privacy ; no leaks and no logging. The speeds from all of the countries I can choose from are great and consistent. It does what it's supposed to do for me. Customer service is also very helpful and friedly, which is a big plus.
     
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  16. Windows Defender Shill

    Apr 28, 2017
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    Alabama
    Windows 10
    Webroot
    I think everyone should be aware of this, when deciding on a VPN.


    "Services based in the United States are not recommended because of the country’s surveillance programs, use of National Security Letters (NSLs) and accompanying gag orders, which forbid the recipient from talking about the request. This combination allows the government to secretly forcecompanies to grant complete access to customer data and transform the service into a tool of mass surveillance.

    An example of this is Lavabit – a discontinued secure email service created by Ladar Levison. The FBI requested Snowden’s records after finding out that he used the service. Since Lavabit did not keep logs and email content was stored encrypted, the FBI served a subpoena (with a gag order) for the service’s SSL keys. Having the SSL keys would allow them to access communications (both metadata and unencrypted content) in real time for all of Lavabit’s customers, not just Snowden's.

    Ultimately, Levison turned over the SSL keys and shut down the service at the same time. The US government then threatened Levison with arrest, saying that shutting down the service was a violation of the court order."
     
  17. TerrakionSmash

    TerrakionSmash Level 16

    Nov 17, 2016
    750
    2,127
    Somewhere underwater or over water. I am water!
    Windows 10
    Microsoft
    "The government argued that, since the "inspection" of the data was to be carried out by a machine, they were exempt from the normal search-and-seizure protections of the Fourth Amendment."
    Woah, they can do this.
     
  18. Viper007

    Viper007 Level 3

    May 27, 2014
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    i use to use private internet access which is quite good and its privacy policy is good and has even been tested from a court order if i remember correctly.

    right now i have been using airvpn for 2 reasons its strict on privacy and has 0 log policy and its strict on security, it also gets updated a lot and any issues or security problems it gets updated fast and often.

    The only issue is it does not have an IOS app but i remember a support guy telling me few months ago there making one, they also dont do a chrome extension but i still went for them cause there security is of the highest standards and highly recommended by a lot of users.

    a lot of people use windscribe but i would not trust it for a company that has 2 times now done lifetime at a cheap price how can they do that when they wont get no more income from them users to help pay for servers etc you might say so they can get recognition etc but thats bad business for them and just dont seem right to me that is why i skipped its lifetime 2 times now, there should be another one this year tho.
     
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