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Old 24-01-2017, 10:35 PM   #1726
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Do you know who has the fastest Singapore VPN server? Options do seem rather limited compared to US / EU servers.
At my times in SG when I had 300Mbps from ViewQwest the fasters was Astrill for sure. I was even maxing my download and upload. Astrill has (had?) very interesting server called Singapore 1 (USA), that was SG based server with US IP, so perfect for geo-location streaming. Things could have changed since then though.
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Old 25-01-2017, 02:12 PM   #1727
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My VPN is almost expire, any recommendation? Previous was on ASTRILL but not renewing as it getting expensive so want to jump ship. Heard HMA is good, pureVPN is good. So which is better?
i would recommend purevpn. The speed is good. Another benefit is you can avail their new year as its not expired yet.
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Old 25-01-2017, 03:54 PM   #1728
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Thanks for your replies guys, I will consider switching to Astrill.

While cost is obviously an important factor, other factors that I consider to be more important are speed, variety, encryption and most importantly, no logging of user activities.
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Old 30-01-2017, 09:35 AM   #1729
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Just wonder "no logging" how to know?
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Old 31-01-2017, 05:47 PM   #1730
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Do you guys select a Singapore VPN server? Or one that's in the U.S.? Seems like it's safer to use a server in the U.S. But the speeds are slower.
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Old 04-02-2017, 12:49 PM   #1731
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Hi Guys,

Have been with Astrill for 4 years and since last year, I can't use their China VPN to access those Chinese Geoblocked content. PC and Iphone works well but not Android. Can you guys recommend me a VPN that has a good China server?

TIA!

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Old 06-03-2017, 11:39 PM   #1732
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seems like many people recommending Astrill here so i decided to try it. but the router firmware that Astrill supports is not available for my ASUS RT-N56U router. Any work around for this?
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Old 07-03-2017, 07:43 AM   #1733
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seems like many people recommending Astrill here so i decided to try it. but the router firmware that Astrill supports is not available for my ASUS RT-N56U router. Any work around for this?
Download and flash this ASUS RT-N56U version (make sure to unzip to .trx file first)
http://www.mediafire.com/file/yd397z...U_380.59_0.zip

You can watch this video first to learn how to install the Asuswrt-Merlin Custom Firmware on ASUS Router
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Nkp_Qt0fgI

Once flashed with latest Merlin firmware, you can install Astrill applet following this tutorial
http://wiki.astrill.com/index.php/As...re_for_routers
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Old 07-03-2017, 07:25 PM   #1734
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Download and flash this ASUS RT-N56U version (make sure to unzip to .trx file first)
http://www.mediafire.com/file/yd397z...U_380.59_0.zip

You can watch this video first to learn how to install the Asuswrt-Merlin Custom Firmware on ASUS Router
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Nkp_Qt0fgI

Once flashed with latest Merlin firmware, you can install Astrill applet following this tutorial
http://wiki.astrill.com/index.php/As...re_for_routers
thank you!
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Old 07-03-2017, 07:30 PM   #1735
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Download and flash this ASUS RT-N56U version (make sure to unzip to .trx file first)
http://www.mediafire.com/file/yd397z...U_380.59_0.zip

You can watch this video first to learn how to install the Asuswrt-Merlin Custom Firmware on ASUS Router
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Nkp_Qt0fgI

Once flashed with latest Merlin firmware, you can install Astrill applet following this tutorial
http://wiki.astrill.com/index.php/As...re_for_routers
Latest Release

Stable (all): 380.65
Date: 3-Feb-2017

This is official website for the Asuswrt-Merlin firmware project, a third party alternative firmware for Asus routers, with a special emphasis on tweaks and fixes rather than radical changes or collecting as many features as possible.

http://asuswrt.lostrealm.ca/


For general support question, please use the public Support Forum hosted at SmallNetBuilder.

http://www.snbforums.com/forums/asuswrt-merlin.42/
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Old 07-03-2017, 09:20 PM   #1736
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seems like many people recommending Astrill here so i decided to try it. but the router firmware that Astrill supports is not available for my ASUS RT-N56U router. Any work around for this?
I used to run Astrill on my N66 last year. But I find the VPN gets disconnected frequently. I am just afraid the disconnection happens while climbing.

So now I am using the Astrill windows client instead. The 100% kill switch is really effective.

http://wiki.astrill.com/index.php/As...N_is_connected
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Old 07-03-2017, 10:03 PM   #1737
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Had used a few different VPN providers. Requirement: Japan servers
Here are my quick comment on them.

OverPlay
Quite fast, free server switching anytime, but often had downtime or slow down. Tried StrongVPN as I heard good things about them.

StrongVPN
Fast servers, ability to pause subscription. Limited server switching per month, allocated amount of users per server, if server full you can't connect to it, so it is best to stay with your preferred server. Cancelled OverPlay as it works well. However, they had a relocation of my preferred server and no longer recognized as in Japan. Apparently, they needed IP geo-location databases around the world to update their new IP address which requires a lot of time, therefore I switched.

ExpressVPN
Very fast servers, very easy to subscribe and ready to use, it even register itself into your Windows so your OS will stay connected whenever you boot up without needing to run their software first. However, something happened to my preferred server again, think their OpenVPN server went down and their PPTP server are very slow, therefore I opted for a refund...

VyprVPN
Currently using, fast server as well, many option in their software. You can choose the OpenVPN encryption strength as well as their own Chameleon tech which they claim will mask VPN traffic. They also provide their OpenVPN files for ASUSWRT. Tested on AC88U and it worked.

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Old 10-03-2017, 01:30 AM   #1738
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Any to recommend just for climbing? Was using IPvanish for a month, but quite slow, just cancelled and thinking of changing, maybe PIA?
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Old 18-03-2017, 09:06 AM   #1739
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You can try Boxpn.
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Old 13-04-2017, 09:40 PM   #1740
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anyone can recommend a VPN that can use on China TV IPTV. I don't watch other shows
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