Windows 10: VPN does it actually work ?

Discus and support VPN does it actually work ? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I use Bitdefender security and it includes free VPN so I though I would give it a go and then check out the results. After seeing adverts on tv as... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Bengie, Jun 9, 2019 at 2:27 PM.

  1. Bengie Win User

    VPN does it actually work ?


    I use Bitdefender security and it includes free VPN so I though I would give it a go and then check out the results.

    After seeing adverts on tv as well as other places claiming to 'Hide yourself be private' etc I cleared out Edge and Bing browsing/history databases.

    With all that nice and clean I then opened the VPN and just clicked on a random country, it was Russia. I then visited websites and did searches on popular sites like the BBC and surfed here and there.

    After about half an hour I closed the VPN, did a reboot and then paid a visit to Bing and lo and behold, everything
    I had looked for was registered in there, all the searches and sites visited.

    So, what actually does VPN do, if Microsoft knows what I am doing and records everything I do from any VPN country in the world, what use is it.

    All the searches are linked to my computer so the IP change seems of no consequence.

    I might be totally wrong about this, I am almost 80 years old and tend to forget more than I remember nowadays
    but I would like some comments on if I am way off or if VPN is actually a con please.

    :)
     
  2. Knoxx29 Win User

    Vpn ( trusted Vpn)

    Hi everyone.
    I am not an expert about Vpn and that's why I would like to know if someone could list me a few trusted Vpns, I would really appreciate any suggestion/ advice.

    Thanks.
     
  3. P4-630 Win User
    Vpn ( trusted Vpn)

    Tired of Germany blocking many youtube videos? *Big Grin VPN does it actually work ? :D
     
  4. VPN does it actually work ?

    vpn is not working

    Hi,

    To address your concern, provide the answers to the following:

    • Is your WiFi enabled when trying to connect to VPN?
    • Were you able to use WiFi without connecting to VPN?

    If you can use WiFi properly without connecting to VPN, we suggest that you refer to your company's IT folks.

    Regards.
     
    Michelle Her, Jun 9, 2019 at 2:28 PM
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