PPRuNe Forums

Computer/Internet Issues & Troubleshooting Anyone with questions about the terribly complex world of computers or the internet should try here. We will also try and help with troubleshooting any technical problems you may have with the forums.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 9th Sep 2017, 14:46   #1 (permalink)
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: England
Posts: 866
VPN Recommendations

Looking for recommendations on a VPN provider so I can comfortably download via Bittorrent, watch Kodi on my laptop and all that sort of stuff
750XL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13th Sep 2017, 12:24   #2 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: spacetime
Posts: 240
I`ve been using NORDVPN for the last year. Alittle tricky to set up but have had no problems whatsoever.
gemma10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13th Sep 2017, 15:37   #3 (permalink)
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: `
Posts: 301
I have used Private Internet Access for the past 4 years and it is brilliant. You can run it on 5 machines plus you can put a VPN on your phone and/or tablet. The yearly plan is the best option I find for me but you could get it for a month to try it out for yourself. I have never had the VPN bandwidth throttled with PIA. It is a file to download and install then pop your credentials into the appropriate windows and select the country where you want the server to be located. It also has a "Kill Switch" so if the VPN drops off then it stops your home IP from being exposed.

If you scroll down the page in the above link you will see all the countries where they have servers. I am D'under so it is useful to crank up a UK server and watch some of the BBC TV programs on offer.

There are free ones available but many of them keep their logs so you can be found. PIA and some other do not keep logs so it makes it a lot harder for MPAA to get your actual IP. PIA also removed their servers from Russia due to possible Govt monitoring.

All the best with choosing a VPN.
Biggles78 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th Sep 2017, 04:39   #4 (permalink)
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: The land of the ice and snow
Posts: 1
You can also try Keep Solid (www.keepsolid.com). Their client specifies which VPN nodes allow torrent traffic and which don't. I've used them for three years without any issue.
MissionAccomplished is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th Sep 2017, 12:33   #5 (permalink)
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Wherever someone will pay me to do fun stuff
Posts: 905
I've used boxpn (boxpn.com) for 5 years or so. Pretty reliable and competitive price. With the odd problem I have had, their helpdesk has quickly resolved any issues.
LookingForAJob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th Sep 2017, 19:33   #6 (permalink)
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Brussel
Posts: 53
PureVPN is pretty good with excellent support.
Mad Monk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15th Sep 2017, 19:30   #7 (permalink)
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: France
Age: 50
Posts: 57
Can recommend Cactus VPN.
Big Bad D is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:10.

1996-2012 The Professional Pilots Rumour Network

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1