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Free VPN

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A VPN is a virtual private network, an isolated subset of the Internet that allows for much greater security and privacy without sacrificing the Internet's ability to connect far-flung PCs and users together. VPNs have lots of uses, such as telecommuting into a corporate network, secure collaboration with others -- even on the other side of the world -- and private browsing. With a VPN, you can surf the Web anonymously and securely, leaving no traces. Free VPN from VPN Master is an easy-to-use VPN tool for Windows. Free VPN comes with more than 1,400 minutes of free access on VPN Master's network. After that, you can opt for an inexpensive monthly plan, if you'd like. We looked around for some sort of limitations or fine print, but it appears that your free minutes start when you start using Free VPN and end when they run out.

Free VPN is easy to use, but you must provide a username and e-mail address to access the VPN servers. But the rest is easy; Free VPN's tiny, draggable, Aero-style interface has two buttons, Connect and Disconnect. We pressed Connect, and a message indicated we were connected while a counter began counting down our free minutes. VPN Master says its network doesn't compromise browsing speed. Experience made us skeptical, but bandwidth tests proved the claim, and Free VPN didn't affect our bandwidth at all -- a first, for us. There's no Help file or support for Free VPN, beyond VPN Master's contact form and FAQs.

Now we understand that there are many reasons for wanting to use a VPN, and not all of them are ethical or even legal, at least maybe not in your country. But that's the point: the Internet reaches all corners of the globe, but not all of them allow free and open access, and tools that let citizens communicate freely, safely, and anonymously are obviously a good thing, though in this case, "freely" doesn't necessarily mean "for free." But it goes without saying that it's a good thing that Free VPN is said to work perfectly nearly everywhere, including China and the Middle East.

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All User Reviews
  • All versions:

    4.3 stars

    out of 350 votes

    • 5 star: 265
    • 4 star: 24
    • 3 star: 10
    • 2 star: 6
    • 1 star: 45
  • Current version:

    4.3 stars

    out of 147 votes

    • 5 star: 118
    • 4 star: 4
    • 3 star: 2
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 20
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  • 5.0 stars

    "This software is helpful for everyone."

    October 5, 2013  |   By milioti25

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    It is so easy to use and so easy to work with

    Cons

    Nice Software and helpful system for everybody in this world.
    I only get the beneficial result and it did not give problem at all.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "TVS Victor New GLX 125"

    October 5, 2013  |   By deelipbasnet121

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    Riding the new TVS Victor GLX is like a dream coming true for those bike buyers who look for a 125 cc motorcycle with flashy design, high mileage and performance. The cool body line paired with attractive styling and dazzling color options has been nicely complimented with the new age VTi engine technology to deliver sensational power of 10 bhp with excellent mileage.

    Cons

    TVS Victor GLX is an electric start option bike with gas filled shock absorbers. The bike comes in new graphics and alloy wheels, which adds to the sporty style. It is a lookout for better styling and power. The fuel tank comes with a more rounded lines with an aircraft styled fuel filler lid.

    Summary

    Striking Features
    The features of TVS Victor GLX is one of the best among all the bikes of same segment in India. The suspension, disc brake and other features are too much rider friendly. Check out few of the features given below:

    Cold start.
    Mileage of 85 kmpl under standard test conditions.
    Synchronised suspension and well tuned damping for better shock absorption.
    Side stand alarm.
    Optional right side Disc brake for instant stop and braking control.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Totally FAKE & Dangerous!! You've been warned!!"

    March 2, 2013  |   By ThisProgramIsAScam

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    Absolutely none. See below.

    Cons

    Here's the reality; after you install it and close it, you'll never find it again. It provides very poor proxy functionality during the "trial" and tries to get you to subscribe to a full program run from some third world country. How? It changes your settings so that your internet connection is throttled; you'll be rolling back Windows to get things back the way that they were. Horrifically dangerous, and there's virtually no way to uninstall it, as it hides itself nicely all over your system, including the registry.

    Summary

    Read all of the "glowing reviews". They are ALL written in the same horrible, broken English. None are real, and neither is this program. If this program was ever legitimate - I have my doubts - it has since been hijacked by someone malicious. DO NOT INSTALL THIS. You'll be very sorry if you do; you've been warned.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Good but not best"

    January 21, 2013  |   By huda015

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    Small size , User friendly ,Easily portable

    Cons

    Sometimes it stops working,

    Summary

    It is a good software but not best one . It like it but not so much . Sometimes, it does not response or take long time to respond and suddenly it stops working middle of some important task. I need its more improvised version.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "importunate tool for pc"

    January 20, 2013  |   By ashikjohn

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    Good virtual private network..............

    Cons

    awesome virtual private network................

    Summary

    It is very impotent tool of the computer and it take a good frequency of the virtual private network. Every one must use this for their virtual private network. Thank you.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "This is an awesome application"

    January 19, 2013  |   By ziakon222

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    In our country we have there is many block website. I think this application help me to open this block site with the easiest way. also this keep me safe from hackers.

    Cons

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    Summary

    I think this is the best solution for the private network.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Absolutely Excellent software."

    January 18, 2013  |   By arifmahabub2

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    Really VPN is a great software. I am satisfied to use it.I like it very much.

    Cons

    Excellent software.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Useful to Have one! For everyone..."

    January 18, 2013  |   By riyad77

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    Easy to use. The interface is great easy for everyone.

    Cons

    Need a portable version to ease the use.

    Summary



    Updated on Jan 18, 2013

    To ensure your privacy protection you will need this.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "nice VPN softwer"

    January 18, 2013  |   By maherbappy

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    the value of the software has brought me great help

    Cons

    you must provide a username and e-mail address to access the VPN servers

    Summary

    VPN is a virtual internet network gives users privacy without losing the ability to connect to the remote computer. Aero-style interface has two buttons, Connect and Disconnect

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  • 5.0 stars

    "i think it is really a nice software"

    January 17, 2013  |   By amir1228

    Version: Free VPN 1.1

    Pros

    it is so easy to use and so easy to work with

    Cons

    i only get the beneficial result and it did not give problem at all

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