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    "Negative Reviews Are False and Misleading"

    November 21, 2012  |   By scorbing


    None that I can see


    none that I can see


    Most of the negative complaints here are pure BS. if you read them correctly, everyone is complaining about the FREE version. Well I got news for you, none of the issues you people with the FREE version are experiencing, I have experienced. I do have the Elite paid version though. To the person complaining that he cannot see YouTube, all i can tell you is: Check your computer and stop blaming the Hotspot Shield software for the problem because I can go on youTube perfectly fine so I don't know what your issue might be.

    Updated on Nov 21, 2012

    UPDATE: Oh and by the way, I mistyped on the PROS section. I mean to say: Everything is fine

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  • Reply by wyndschyme on November 23, 2012

    It's not BS I also paid for the Elite version and the program is a scam and doesn't work. I put a complaint into paypal to get a refund and was finally contacted by someone by someone at hotspot shield who gave me a temporary fix. I then closed my dispute with paypal and guess what the program now doesn't connect and has stopped working so I can't get my money back. Then someone from the hotspot shield site tried to log into my gmail account shutting it down temporarily when they couldn't get in.

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