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How do I install and uninstall ProtonVPN on Windows?

The following instructions are applicable for Windows versions 7,8 and 10. ProtonVPN’s native client app is the simplest way to install ProtonVPN on your device. To guarantee the protection of your data we use OpenVPN protocol by default. Once installed you can start using ProtonVPN right away. Below we also […]

 

ProtonVPN manual Windows 10 IKEv2 VPN setup

There are methods you can use to connect to ProtonVPN servers on Windows. The recommended way is to use the ProtonVPN app. You can check our Windows VPN application guide here: https://protonvpn.com/support/protonvpn-windows-vpn-application/  If you don’t want to use the ProtonVPN Windows app, you can also connect to ProtonVPN using OpenVPN GUI […]

 

Accessing the Tor Network in ProtonVPN

ProtonVPN is integrated with the Tor network, and Tor over VPN provides users a simple way to route their Internet traffic through the Tor network with a single click. In this article, we explain how to connect to the Tor network with ProtonVPN using our Tor over VPN feature. We […]

 

ProtonVPN application for Windows

In this article, we are going to address the installation, usage and main features of our VPN application for Windows. A: The installation of ProtonVPN Windows application: Log in to our website www.protonvpn.com and click on downloads tab then selecting windows as your operating system. You will be redirected to […]

 

How to bypass UK Internet service provider blocks and access ProtonVPN

In 2017, the UK passed the Digital Economy Act that requires Internet service providers (ISPs) to block adult websites unless they receive verification that the user is over 18 years old. The regulatory body governing the block, the BBFC, stated that VPN services should not be affected by this block. […]

 

How to install the ProtonVPN APK

The ProtonVPN Android app is now available in several app repositories. Some of these repositories, like GitHub and F-Droid, do not download and install the app directly on your device as Google Play does with Android devices (or as the Samsung Galaxy Store does with Samsung devices). Instead, these repositories […]

 

Server load, Percentages, and Colors explained

What is the “server load”? We have no bandwidth limits or bandwidth throttles on our VPN service, even for free users. However, speeds do differ between Free, Basic, and Plus plan servers due to varying server load. The server load is linked to how many users are connected to that […]

 

ProtonVPN manual Android IKEv2 VPN setup

There are three ways you can use ProtonVPN on Android. The recommended way is to use the ProtonVPN app, which is one of the best Android VPN apps available. You can get our Android VPN app from the Google Play Store. If you don’t want to use the ProtonVPN Android app, […]

 

What browsers can I use with ProtonVPN?

ProtonVPN supports most popular Internet browsers. However, ProtonVPN uses cutting-edge technology that is only supported in the latest versions of these browsers. To maintain the level of security expected by our users, we occasionally need to drop support for outdated browser versions that do not have the security features we […]

 

How latency, bandwidth, and throughput impact Internet speed

Internet speed or how fast data transfers in a network is calculated using different metrics: latency, bandwidth, and throughput.  This article aims to explain these metrics and how the TCP protocol — the way most data is transmitted over the Internet nowadays — impacts them.  Sending off your data packets […]

 


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