Mask Surf Everything

Mask Surf Everything

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    61,362
  • Date Added:
    April 09, 2010
  • File Size:
    3.24MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    194
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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ThankSoft's Mask Surf Everything hides your IP and identity by routing your online activity through a network of proxy servers. It's based on "The Onion Router" (TOR) network, so-called because of its resemblance to an onion's layers -- only each TOR layer adds additional anonymity, making it impossible to trace activity back to you.

Pros

Quick and easy setup: The setup wizard can add Mask Surf Everything to Windows Firewall's exceptions list, but be sure to check any other firewalls you use for potential issues.

Not slow: Mask Surf Everything didn't slow our browsing beyond our broadband connection's usual variation.

Private: It sometimes seems like you need a tool like Mask Surf Everything just to keep the pests and crooks at bay, but whatever your reason, this tool can help protect your privacy online.

Cons

No 64-bit: Mask Surf Everything doesn't support 64-bit Windows. A 64-bit version is promised "in the future."

No Chrome: Mask Surf Everything's browser list displayed Internet Explorer, and we successfully added Firefox to the list, but we couldn't add Chrome.

Pricetag: Mask Surf Everything costs $60, a significant chunk of change, though you can try it free for 15 days.

Bottom Line

TOR inevitably slows your browsing speed by routing signals through multiple proxy layers, but any lag from Mask Surf Everything wasn't enough to give up on its protection. Cheaper (though often trickier) TOR tools are available. Mask Surf Everything offers convenience for those who want to surf anonymously but don't really care how it's done.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Mask Surf Everything 1.0.

 
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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher ThankSoft
Publisher web site http://www.thanksoft.com
Release Date March 25, 2010
Date Added April 09, 2010
Version 1.0
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.24MB
File Name msesetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 61,362
Downloads Last Week 194
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $60
 
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