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#1 stlolth

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Posted 20 July 2009 - 07:32 PM

I've noticed that hotspot shield installs a network driver on my network connection. I couldn't figure out what it's use is so i disabled it. Hotspot shield still worked so i uninstalled it. This made me wonder what else hotspot shield would work without, and i found out it also works without the Hotspot Shield Routing Service.

So what are those for? I'm thinking bad thoughts.

Edited by garmanma, 22 July 2009 - 07:01 PM.


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#2 garmanma

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 09:25 PM

Hotspot Shield

Ensure you are private, secure, and anonymous online!

* Hide your IP while you're online.
* Access all content without censorship; bypass firewalls.
* Protect yourself from snoopers at Wi-Fi hotspots, hotels, airports, corporate offices and ISP hubs.
* Works on wireless and wired connections alike.


Does it look like anything you downloaded
Does it also have a toolbar?It might have come bundled with software you recently downloaded
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#3 stlolth

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Posted 22 July 2009 - 05:25 AM

It is something i downloaded, they're components of hotspot shield. It's not a part of the toolbar. I didn't install the toolbar, i opted out of everything but the software it self.
I don't actually need help removing or anything it since i already removed it, i was just hoping that someone knowledgeable would take a look into it and figure out what the components are really for.

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Posted 22 July 2009 - 07:00 PM

I'm going to change your title and move this to a better forum
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Posted 24 July 2009 - 03:13 AM

worst.forum.ever

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 04:37 PM

If people have never heard of Hotspot, they're cannot expect them to help you

http://www.anchorfree.com/support/hotspot-shield.php
http://webhelpdesk.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/.../viewAll?id=125

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Edited by garmanma, 24 July 2009 - 04:40 PM.

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