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repitall 2,153 543 April 12, 2016 at 01:08 PM
I need a secure connection for BIL home computer. Been reading up on the free options and see mixed reviews. So is their one that users here like, is it easy to configure and is free?

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I need a secure connection for BIL home computer. Been reading up on the free options and see mixed reviews. So is their one that users here like, is it easy to configure and is free?

You tend to get what you pay for in my experience. The service is not worth much if it is slow and turns a high speed connection into a 5 mbps one. VPN service is fairly cheap anyway so I would go with someone that offers decent speeds and service. Many of them also offer free trial periods and\or coupon code discounts if you sign up for a year.

http://www.bestvpnservice.com/
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You can get free VPN from NSA. It's also called honeypot.
Thanks for that valuable input.
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I am a bit unsure what you or your BIL is going to use the VPN for? Do you want a way to connect to his computer, does he want to download things that are questionable, want to watch netflix in a different country, please provide the problem rather than asking about the solution.
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I am a bit unsure what you or your BIL is going to use the VPN for? Do you want a way to connect to his computer, does he want to download things that are questionable, want to watch netflix in a different country, please provide the problem rather than asking about the solution.
Thanks for the reply komondor,
Because of his health, I need to access his computer to access his bank accounts to pay bills etc.( which I can do with Teamviewer ) but am concerned with the security of it. In addition I have a need to be able to let him stream home family videos that I am serving up on my end.
So it seems that without a bandwidth limit, data limit and number of device limit, the only real solution is that I pay the fee for a paid VPN.
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It's not free but it's rather inexpensive compared to others and performs well.
Frost vpn http://www.frostvpn.com/.

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It's not free but it's rather inexpensive compared to others and performs well.
Frost vpn http://www.frostvpn.com/.

Btw this vpn seems to be operated by sd members.
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Teamviewer is secure enough, but this for 104 bucks would work best and you should have minimal speed loss

http://www.amazon.com/TP-LINK-TL-...sec+router


TP-LINK TL-R600VPN Gigabit Broadband VPN Router, 1 Gigabit WAN port + 4 Gigabit LAN ports, Supports IPsec, PPTP, L2TP VPN Tunnels



52 bucks each limited to 20 MB on VPN but not really that slow
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Along those lines, many consumer routers support VPN. You could set up his router to accept VPN connections and use a software client to connect when you need to remote in.

Just don't use pptp, as it's probably less secure than teamviewer itself.
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