PureVPN

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 22 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.1.2
  • Total Downloads:
    12,951
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 25, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (3-day trial); $9.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    10.79MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    172
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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PureVPN bounces your Internet traffic through layers of servers, making it impossible to track or trace and thus greatly enhancing your privacy and security.

Pros

Easy to use: A quick-start guide with FAQs and tutorials explains what PureVPN does and helps you set up your VPN connection (something that used to require a bit of expertise). Confident users can click Skip this Guide.

Anonymous and secure: PureVPN not only anonymizes your network activity but also encrypts it in one of several protocols, with choice of host country. Public Wi-Fi hotspots are much safer with PureVPN, too.

Streaming: You can stream geographically restricted media like Net TV and radio by selecting servers in different host countries.

Split Tunneling: Split Tunneling saves bandwidth by letting you decide which Internet activity to anonymize and which to send through regular channels.

Cons

Drivers: PureVPN may replace existing TAP drivers with its own, which could cause issues with existing software.

Bottom Line

PureVPN lets you protect yourself against hackers and snoops, surf in total anonymity, access restricted content, and communicate securely.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Recommended for high security, anonymity and freedom"

February 09, 2015  |  By Bazel Allias

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

I have been using PureVPN for several months now and am deeply satisfied. My basic motive was to unblock geo-restricted content but I eventually ended up becoming aware that I should be secure against hackers and spies too, thanks to the wide-ranging features PureVPN offers. I would recommend it to everyone who wants to be secure and limitless. They offer a good refund policy so there are no risks involved.

Cons

The Android version is not as smooth as the ones for iOS, Windows etc.

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4 stars

"Very good product, needs some minor improvements"

February 06, 2015  |  By tahirgadi

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

good streaming speed
prompt customer support
DDoS protection
many IPs and servers

Cons

Some novice users might find its software a little difficult to understand
abruptly disconnects sometimes

Summary

I would say that i got what i paid for with PureVPN. Needed to access Netflix and Hulu while i was outside the US, plus got a dedicated IP from the, which i still use to access my bank from Ghana. Yes, the connection sometimes has problems, but that's a given since it is a networked app that depends on many factors. I know, many users don't care about the details, and they shouldn't, but since i work in the IT industry I understand some aspects. But thats just me.

Again,i got what i paid for, its as simple as that

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1 stars

"serious ripoff artists"

February 04, 2015  |  By hechtd

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

Their PR department is good at making the service seem good even though it isn't

Cons

I was unable to connect to many of their servers. Tech support promised me that the service never blocks VOIP but it does. Mac software des not work with Yosemite. But worst of all they refused to respect the 3 day guarantee based on a clause in their small print. There is no mention of these conditions on the page where they offer the 3 day guarantee, not oven an asterisk.

Summary

Buyer beware. I am shocked that pureVPN has such a good reputation on respected IT sites like CNET.

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3 stars

"Good VPN but not so good dialer"

January 30, 2015  |  By IanRileyyy

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

1. Vast Geographical network
2. Innovative features
3. Best Protocol Support
4. Good customer support
5. 5 Multi logins

Cons

1. Complicated download process
2. Time Consuming
3. Little Techy design
4. disconnection problem

Summary

I have downloaded PurVPN software from CNET, it took me 15 minutes to run the set-up it ask for different files to install first. When i start using the windows app, i skipped the guide, and that was my mistake which i realized later, the app is not one window show, different options are available but its not easy for people like me who are not tech-savvy. Anyways, Customer support help me alot and i forgive all the haphazard i went through. Now, i realize, it has pretty cool features, like IKS, NAT firewall, Web protection and best of all SmartDNS. It works very well for geo-restricted channels which is my biggest concern. So, i love it now.

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5 stars

"DDoS Protection and SmartDNS are amazing"

January 28, 2015  |  By waltercooper

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

Fast speed
DDoS Protection (no other provider offers this feature)
SmartDNS really gives easy access and faster streaming experience of blocked channels.
Value for money
servers in all major countries

Cons

gets disconnected at times but that might be due to my internet connection. That's why I'm giving this the benefit of doubt

Summary

after trying multiple VPN providers, I found PureVPN as the best among the rest. Highly recommended.

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5 stars

"This is an excellent service specially dedicated IP."

January 20, 2015  |  By AdamSmith2050

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

- Easy to use software
- Helpful support and excellent tutorial
- reliable service
- remote assistance is an excellent option for poor technical people like me
- extensive list of servers and lots option for steaming and their marketing offers are unavoidable

Cons

- I couldn't find any problem in their system and when I faced any problem their support resolved it.

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5 stars

"Working superbly with the SmartDNS addon"

January 15, 2015

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

Almost all the addons work like a charm

Cons

Haven't found any issue in two months of usage

Summary

Great service, great support, great addons, great company!

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5 stars

"The Best VPN Money Can Buy"

January 15, 2015  |  By Rachel_Farland

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

Lots of Servers in Almost 100 Countries
Customer Support is 24 Hours Available
Pricing is Competitive
One Account is Good For Use On 5 Devices
Software for PC, Laptop, Smartphone and Tablet

Cons

Sometimes, I Get Very Slow Speed On Some Servers
Sometimes, I Get Disconnected from a Server

Summary

Superb Service, Competitive Pricing. Minor Issues Like Occasional Slow Speed On Some Servers Can Be Overlooked IMO.

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5 stars

"Fulfill all your VPN needs"

January 14, 2015  |  By Dany Bravo

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.1.1

Pros

Value for Money
Nice Add On Features
Frequent Discount promotions
Servers in many countries around the world

Cons

I haven't felt any disadvantage yet. I will update it if any issue faced in future.

Summary

I have been using PureVPN for long. The best thing is that their features cover all the user needs including online privacy, security, anonymity, TV and sports streaming.
I majorly use it for sports streaming and now with PureVPN I don't miss any event happening anywhere.

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1 stars

"VPN impossible slow; service poor; refund policy unfair"

November 08, 2014  |  By forsure31

 |  Version: PureVPN 4.0.0.3

Pros

Wide range of servers worldwide.

Cons

Their OpenVPN protocol can dramatically slow down your Internet connection, which makes it pretty much useless. Talking to technical support is like talking to a robot. They must use an automated service because you are asked to do the same thing over and over again, with no results. If you ask for a refund because you cannot use the service, they tell you that your 3-day trial period has expired -- even though they are the ones who dragged out the process for longer than three days. These are unethical business practices.

Summary

Shop around for another VPN. There are many more to choose from -- especially those with longer trial periods. Also, consider very strongly whether you want to deal with an overseas company; when you have a problem with a foreign entity, it is very difficult to take legal action to get your money back.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.1.2
  • Free Trial added in Getting Started Guide
  • Getting Started Guide updated
  • Windows App with DDoS TOS Clause updated
  • Bug Fixes and Optimizations
General
Publisher PureVPN
Publisher web site http://www.purevpn.com
Release Date February 18, 2015
Date Added February 25, 2015
Version 4.1.2
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Me
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.79MB
File Name purevpn_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 12,951
Downloads Last Week 172
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 3-day trial
Price $9.95

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