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Prevents Web access

Don't bother with this ineffective browsing tool.

Mask Surf Lite's claim to fame is that it offers users privacy while browsing the Web by providing a false IP address. However, when we put it to the test, it completely blocked us from browsing altogether.

We had to click the program's desktop shortcut several times before it appeared in our Taskbar. On several occasions, the Taskbar icon failed to appear at all. Eventually, right-clicking on the icon introduced options for changing the false IP address, as well as for performing a privacy test. Both features directed us to Web pages that weren't available. When we checked our IP address, it hadn't been changed, but we found that we were completely blocked from accessing any Web sites. The online tutorial offered during the installation process returned an error page when we tried to access it.

The program comes with a short, 15-day trial period, but we recommend that you skip this faulty browsing tool for one that offers reliable privacy protection.

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