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CyberGhost VPN

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0.14.7
  • Total Downloads:
    1,060,008
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 26, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (Disconnect after 3 hours, limited countries and servers, only 1 device per account)
  • File Size:
    9.21MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,912
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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CyberGhost VPN 5 makes it easy to surf safely and anonymously over a virtual private network. The software routes your Internet traffic through a global network of powerful servers, masking your actual IP address and geographic location with simulated addresses that can make it appear like your computer is in an entirely different country.

Pros

Interface: CyberGhost VPN's compact interface features a Start button, Settings, and Web links to Help & FAQ, a free account, server overview, and other resources. The layout displays your computer's location on a global map with options for selecting your virtual location and address.

Simulated location and IP address: By default, CyberGhost automatically simulates your geographic location and IP address, but you can specify either. Other options include Anti-Fingerprinting.

Freedom: Every Internet user needs privacy and security, but those who live under restrictions and even threats can use tools like CyberGhost VPN to communicate freely.

Cons

Limits in free version: CyberGhost VPN's free version has limited choices compared to premium upgrades. For example, free users have fewer servers to choose from.

Bandwidth: Even with broadband, the fastest VPN still adds layers to your network connection. The advantages of a VPN may outweigh any lag time (which you might not notice in any case), but it could be an issue for some users.

Bottom Line

VPNs once required technical skills (or help), but CyberGhost VPN 5 is practically a one-click solution. It makes the privacy and security of VPNs available to a much wider audience.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Uninstall ability removed from version 5.5"

January 20, 2016  |  By PJK2011

2016-01-20 08:02:11  |  By PJK2011

 |  Version: CyberGhost VPN 5.0.14.7

Pros

Seems to work okay

Cons

As noted by other reviewers, long wait for your turn to connect to a server.

Ability to remove the program is not present in version 5.5, making this essentially malware. Revo Uninstaller can't even remove it, saying there is no data for attempting an uninstall.

Summary

Call it malware.

Does anyone know how to uninstall it?

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5 stars

"Cyberghost Premium vpn key for 1 Year"

January 08, 2016  |  By jerry uthern

2016-01-08 05:57:10  |  By jerry uthern

 |  Version: CyberGhost VPN 5.0.14.7

Pros

19+ countries supported with private IPs

Cons

None so far.

Summary

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Updated on Jan 8, 2016

Cyberghost premium vpn key for 1 year
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1 stars

"CyberGhost is a Scam"

December 30, 2015  |  By nutzer2015

2015-12-30 18:47:54  |  By nutzer2015

 |  Version: CyberGhost VPN 5.0.14.7

Pros

Many servers in a few powerful countries such as US and UK although those in other countries are almost always busy even if you're subscribed.

Cons

Extremely bad customer support of a company called cleverbridge handles this. They do not understand English so you have to email them several times just to make a simple point clear, otherwise they just ignore your pressing enquiries. Also, CyberGhost is very poor at troubleshooting and hardly ever respond to the tickets you lodge in their site.

Summary

Not recommended at all. Their servers are often busy even if you're subscribed and their Premium Plan is fraudulent because once you make payment and try logging in, you find yourself get logged out instantly and will not get any real support from them.

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1 stars

"Something good gone bad"

November 29, 2015  |  By WashandBison

2015-11-29 07:12:30  |  By WashandBison

 |  Version: CyberGhost VPN 5.0.14.7

Pros

Servers in many countries
Relatively stable

Cons

Access problems
Terrible customer support

Summary

I have been using CyberGhost for 2 years or so and it has been reliable although I cannot tell how protective it is of surfing activity monitoring. The problems arose when I bought a second subscription for another computer and then CyberGhost would not give me premium access to either subscription. I cannot log in to CyberGhost on my PC even though my username and password is recognised by the CyberGhost online. Bizarre, but even though I wrote 6 times to CyberGhost customer services, all I got in response was direction to standard troubleshooting web pages. I have had to ask for a refund and cancel my subscriptions as a consequence and I don't understand why CyberGhost thinks it's OK to lose customers like this. They don't seem to care, so I shall look for another VPN.

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1 stars

"Doesn't work stably on Windows 10"

September 21, 2015  |  By stephenm11

2015-09-21 16:54:53  |  By stephenm11

 |  Version: CyberGhost VPN 5.0.14.7

Pros

Worked quite well on Windows 8 although I did have intermittent problems. I am a Platinum subscriber.

Cons

Doesn't work stably on Windows 10. It's a real pity that Cyberghost can't be up front about these issues and save their client a lot of wasted time.

Summary

I have had to uninstall Cyberghost on my two Windows 10 machines because when it stops working on has to restart the machine. Its just not worth the hassle.

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1 stars

"Misleading"

September 10, 2015  |  By CanadiansForCommonSense

2015-09-10 09:44:15  |  By CanadiansForCommonSense

 |  Version: CyberGhost VPN 5.0.14.7

Pros

Works as advertised for SOME products.

Cons

Their website clearly says "Available For All Your Devices
Need some privacy to go?
CyberGhost is available on all your devices and for all the operating systems.
Mobile | Desktop- Android-IOS"

Well guess what, it DOESN'T WORK for any Android 5.x.

I bought the S6 Edge and the premium plus plan for close to $100 and all my money is now wasted.

THANKS.

Summary

Misleading. Angry.

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1 stars

"Deadly slow"

July 25, 2015  |  By tintinmilou

2015-07-25 11:46:43  |  By tintinmilou

 |  Version: CyberGhost VPN 5.0.14.7

Pros

Masks your IP. Easy-to-use interface. You can use it for free to some extent.

Cons

It is slow as molasses. Internet access essentially stops. Even elementary pages, such as Google search fail to load. And this is with a Premium subscription. Updates fail to work; they lock up trying to shut down the very CyberGhost session that is trying to do the update. Three thumbs down.

Summary

Does not perform as advertised. There's no point masking your IP if you have no access.

Updated on Jul 26, 2015

I need to update my review. The automated selection of VPN servers can put you onto a "Dead" server. If you force the choice to one that has few users on it, the throughput improves dramatically. I found that a Danish server worked well for me, whereas the New York server had zero bandwidth. So it does take a little tweaking, but it does work.

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5 stars

"Best VPN With Free Premium"

June 04, 2015  |  By lindacyl

2015-06-04 19:34:11  |  By lindacyl

 |  Version: CyberGhost VPN 5.0.14.7

Pros

There's a lot more IPs available with a premium account and the download speed is very fast. Cyberghost gives away free premium account regularly. I missed there free give away, but found a working key at http://******/1IgPXft.

Cons

None so far.

Summary

The installation is straightforward and the speed is fast with premium. I've been using for 6 months now. Everything seems to be OK except a few broken-offs occasionally.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.0.14.7
    High bandwidth servers for fast downloads
    No Logs
    DNS Leak Protection
    Advanced IP Leak Protection with unique firewall technique
    Privacy Control : Blocks social media plugins and cookies which track your surfing behavior
    AutoConnect and automatic reconnect feature
    Internet Kill Switch : If the VPN connection drops, all internet traffic is securely blocked to avoid IP leaking
    Super easy to install and use
    More than 30 countries and 550 servers around the world available (in the paid version)
General
Publisher CyberGhost
Publisher web site http://cyberghostvpn.com/
Release Date October 15, 2013
Date Added January 26, 2015
Version 5.0.14.7
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements .NET 3.5 Framework
Download Information
File Size 9.21MB
File Name CG_5.0.14.73322.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,060,008
Downloads Last Week 1,912
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Disconnect after 3 hours, limited countries and servers, only 1 device per account
Price Free

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