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Offline wittmann44

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7 Day Trial
« on: December 25, 2019, 10:36:50 PM »
I have just accepted the 7 day trial for Avast Secureline VPN as I have used Avast Free for many years.

I have no intention of buying this facility, just curious how it works and how good it is.

The good news is that I like the ease of access - it can be pinned to the taskbar as an icon and it does hide my identity splendidly.
Essentially I like it very much.

BUT the time taken in surfing - selecting sites - takes ages. It is simply not practical to have such lengthy delays between searches.
My ordinary IP is fast in response.
NO - Avast VPN is regretfully OUT after the 7 days are up. ! The free included VPN in Opera is excellent with NO adverse effects  whatever  on response.
On reading all the posts on here stating a large variety of problems with VPN, I reckon I will not miss it.

Windows 10/1903
PC is a desktop 12 months old.

Edit - It generally takes 20 - 30+ seconds to respond on a search and has taken over a minute on several occasions.
My chosen location is Amsterdam, the same as my Opera VPN.
At around $80 or £60 per year it is a joke !
« Last Edit: December 27, 2019, 04:12:22 PM by wittmann44 »
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Re: 7 Day Trial
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2019, 10:03:46 PM »
I can't confirm the delay you've experienced.
I'm on Windows 10 Pro v1909
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Re: 7 Day Trial
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2019, 06:16:56 PM »
SPEED TEST FOR AVAST VPN -


SPEED TEST FOR NORMAL IP -


Taken within 2 minutes for each test.
« Last Edit: December 27, 2019, 06:31:51 PM by wittmann44 »
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Re: 7 Day Trial
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2020, 12:41:13 AM »
Trial over - all gone now.
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