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  • 1.0 stars

    "I wouldn't download it. Again."

    November 4, 2012  |   By achayden

    Version: Hotspot Shield 2.75

    Pros

    Does protect IP address.

    Cons

    Ad banner sucks.
    Slowed down my computer.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Good solution for getting US IP"

    November 2, 2012  |   By Setven_7

    Version: Hotspot Shield 2.75

    Pros

    This is useful piece of software for getting to US internet from outside US. Sometimes, when I go for holiday abroad I use Hotspot Shield to get to Netflix and Pandora. I was using various proxy changing website but it is quite annoying.

    Cons

    While you turn it on ad banners will appear in top of your browser window, but you can close them.

    Summary

    It's free, and even it runs ads, it is worth having software.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "How Anonymous Are You Really With Hotspot Shield?"

    November 2, 2012  |   By Several9920

    Version: Hotspot Shield 2.75

    Pros

    This software does change your ip address, But that's all.

    Cons

    Depending on what website you visit Hotspot Shield can be useless.

    Summary

    I used to frequent a website called Topix, And some guy started harassing me. Now i can handle being harassed but, What disturbed me was when the guy was able to tell me my computer name, ISP, my internet browser, and the state i was in. But he did give me the wrong IP address, and the city he gave me was actually about 30 minutes away from me. My point is, With Hotspot Shield installed i should have been more anonymous than that. If people are savvy enough they can find out who you are, and where you are even with Hotspot Shield installed.

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