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Offline blogsy99

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I am testing the VPN during my weeks free trial. So far with the VPN switched on and trying various locations the following has occurred.
1. With the VPN on all my UK sites now do not allow me to watch videos even if the location is set to London.
2. Using various locations - USA, Germany, Australia - All of the sites I was interested in were blocked (mainly sports sites)

Conclusion - The Avast VPN is blocked as it is recognised a a VPN and the software cannot seem to avoid this.

This makes using the Avast VPN a bit pointless.
In addition even with the VPN on one site got my location correct - this needs further investigation.

Regards

Alex

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Re: Testing the Avast VPN - Causing more problems than without VPN
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2019, 02:47:30 PM »
I am testing the VPN during my weeks free trial. So far with the VPN switched on and trying various locations the following has occurred.
1. With the VPN on all my UK sites now do not allow me to watch videos even if the location is set to London.
2. Using various locations - USA, Germany, Australia - All of the sites I was interested in were blocked (mainly sports sites)

Conclusion - The Avast VPN is blocked as it is recognised a a VPN and the software cannot seem to avoid this.

This makes using the Avast VPN a bit pointless.
In addition even with the VPN on one site got my location correct - this needs further investigation.

Regards

Alex
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Re: Testing the Avast VPN - Causing more problems than without VPN
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2019, 05:34:56 AM »
Conclusion - The Avast VPN is blocked as it is recognised a a VPN and the software cannot seem to avoid this.
-> https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=223205.0
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Re: Testing the Avast VPN - Causing more problems than without VPN
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2019, 04:27:39 PM »
Conclusion - The Avast VPN is blocked as it is recognised a a VPN and the software cannot seem to avoid this.
-> https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=223205.0
This may also help:
https://youtu.be/8ScYK34Dz70
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