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Offline stevegoldfield

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How to use Avast SecureLine VPN on Mac OSX
« on: June 22, 2015, 05:58:59 PM »
I got a popup offering me a 7-day free trial of SecureLine VPN on my MacBook running OSX 10.10.3. I installed it, and I see it in System Preferences Network. However, if I go to a website which displays my IP, I still see my IP. How do I use SecureLine VPN to preserve my privacy on Mac OSX? I'm running free Avast which seems to be the only option available for Mac OSX. I have a premier license on my Windows laptop, but I no longer use that.

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Re: How to use Avast SecureLine VPN on Mac OSX
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2015, 06:39:45 PM »
Your can't hide your IP, it will always be visible.
Secureline encrypts the data your browsers sends.

https://www.avast.com/faq.php?article=AVKB192#artTitle

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Re: How to use Avast SecureLine VPN on Mac OSX
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2015, 10:58:39 PM »
Your can't hide your IP, it will always be visible.

You will always have an IP address "visible", but when connected using SecureLine
it should definitely be a different address, than when not using the VPN.

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Re: How to use Avast SecureLine VPN on Mac OSX
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2015, 11:00:17 PM »
How do I use SecureLine VPN to preserve my privacy on Mac OSX?

You have to open the SecureLine application (window) and click on the "Connect" button.