Windows 10: vpn Solved

  1.    3 Weeks Ago #1

    vpn


    Does Microsoft now provide FREE VPN ?
    It seems to be on - OR is it necessary to setup a VPN ?

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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2

    Microsoft does not provide free VPN service. The ability to connect to some VPN servers is included in Windows but Microsoft does not provide a free VPN host to connect to.
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Microsoft does not provide free VPN service. The ability to connect to some VPN servers is included in Windows but Microsoft does not provide a free VPN host to connect to.
    Thanks. Not sure what is meant by

    ability to connect to some VPN servers
    Did the "ability" exist before Windows 10 ?

    The free OPERA browser has FREE vpn. (no setup required)
    OK. It says "allow" vpn <

    "ALLOW" ?
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4

    The ability did exist before Windows 10. It is for connecting to corporate VPN systems.
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5

    ok. thanks. I am thinking it is new in the sense that perhaps,
    one can now TURN IT OFF or BLOCK a vpn with a simple quick SWITCH

    I've have never used one, but I can imagine that before Microsoft provided
    a SIMPLE switch to turn it on and off, or allow or disallow,
    it must have required more effort to turn it on and off.
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  6.    3 Weeks Ago #6

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    The ability did exist before Windows 10. It is for connecting to corporate VPN systems.
    Thanks. ... don't know anything about corporate VPN systems.
    I have never worked in an office or for a corporation.

    Thinking about whether a VPN from a service (3rd party),
    would be affected by the allow or disallow option.
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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #7

    Only Windows built-in limited VPN client. It would not affect third party VPN clients such as OpenVPN.
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