Evjl's Rain

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it depends on the locations. When I was in Hungary, Windscribe slowed down my internet from 5Mb/s to <1MB/s, unbearably slow even disconnected, with many servers, and I was always struggling to test malwares
after a year without using, it improved but still not as fast as the others
now I live in Asia. The connection is **** by default so I don't notice too much slowdown with windscribe => good
I will try this ROBERT
 

silversurfer

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Windscribe blocks the connection, but without clearly warning, why the URL is blocked (malicious, phishing) like other web-filters...
2 another examples,

Windscribe enabled, both URL can't be reached (URL seems to be blocked by Windscribe)

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Windscribe disabled, both URL are reachable, but EXE are blocked by Google Safe Browsing:

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SumTingWong

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Is it me or normal? Windscribe take a very long time to establish the connection since the release of ROBERT. Before the release of ROBERT, I would get the connection establish very quick, but now I have to wait like more than 10 seconds.
 

ticklemefeet

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Is it me or normal? Windscribe take a very long time to establish the connection since the release of ROBERT. Before the release of ROBERT, I would get the connection establish very quick, but now I have to wait like more than 10 seconds.
see post number 5 about ads and trackers.
 
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SumTingWong

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Yes I know. post number 5 states that if you have trackers and adds enabled it will slow down your connection.
I don't understand? It is for blocking, and not interfering with the speed, so how come it will slow down my connection to the VPN server with that option enable?
 

Lord Ami

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2 another examples,

Windscribe enabled, both URL can't be reached (URL seems to be blocked by Windscribe)

View attachment 201734View attachment 201736
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Windscribe disabled, both URL are reachable, but EXE are blocked by Google Safe Browsing:

View attachment 201735View attachment 201737
This is to be expected. Whole blocking works on DNS level (in case you don't use Windscribe's browser extension).
They are already working on V2 of ROBERT - it should have option to whitelist websites for your own use :)