Arovax Smarthide Final

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  1. btman

    btman Registered Member

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    I thought it deserved its own post...

    So Arovax Smarthide has been in beta for a while, it is shareware with a free limited/trial version (Paid is only 10$).

    Arovax SmartHide is the perfect solution for a big online problem — Complete Anonymity.
    This unique program will keep your IP address (and your identity) hidden; secure all the protocols on your PC (E-mail, Web-browsing, Instant Messaging, P2P, etc); provide full encryption of your traffic while working in Internet, and a lot more.

    It connects fast, and does the job as intended without slowing down browsing noticeably. And does it all, with one click. Anonymity could never be easier.

    You can ask for an invitation code by PMing Arovax on the Arovax support forums. I cannot give you one or anyone on this forum.

    http://forum.arovax.com/index.php

    And read more about Smarthide @

    http://www.smarthide.com/

    This is the changelog of the last 3 versions. More servers are to come.

     
  2. ErikAlbert

    ErikAlbert Registered Member

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    Am I really the invisible surfer on the internet ?
    Can't they steal anything from me anymore, not even my email-address ?
    Has this been tested by independent security experts ?
     
  3. sukarof

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    Hmm..I am trying to download a trial of it but I must register first, but the problem is that I have to have some sort of code "Payment code" or "Invitation code" whats that all about? Do you have a direct link to the .exe?
     
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    @sukarof:
     
  5. sukarof

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    Lol I didnt see that. Too much hassle to get it so I´ll pass.
     
  6. ErikAlbert

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    Of course you didn't see it, it's all invisible. :D
     
  7. acknsyn

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    Did I miss something about this software, seems to be a type of VPN service.
    What so special about it?
     
  8. firefox2008

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    It is hard to get so everyone wants it. Apparently it is better than any other anonymization service out there because you are invisible to where your ip can't be recorded.
     
  9. btman

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    It's not hard to get, you register on the Arovax forums and PM Arovax for an invitation code... Wait a few hours or days... Get it... And use it. /shrug
     
  10. RejZoR

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    I was beta testing it for soooooooooo long i simply gave up and stoped. I thought Arovax went bonkers since no one replied or released new beta back then. Ah well.
     
  11. starfish_001

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    Same here
     
  12. Tunerz

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    From the looks of it, it seems that it's just a VPN software somethin' like what Hotspot Shield does.
     
  13. btman

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    From Arovax

    Just for you sukarof
     
  14. ErikAlbert

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    Do I have to take SmartHide seriously or what ? Does it make me really invisible on the internet and what does that mean exactly ?
     
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    Internet privacy :)
     
  16. lordpake

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    I am curious about memory consumption of this application. Any users lurking around here and willing to share their experiences?
     
  17. btman

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    I've been told from quite a few people it slows their connection tons less than other software that makes you "Anonymous" while surfing the internet. I don't notice a slowdown, but for downloading and uploading it may become more apparent. Not sure, haven't tried yet.
     
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    @btman, thx for the info.
     
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    New version 2.0.49 released today. Fixed problem with Vista http://smarthide.com/

    No problems here now :) .
     
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    Well I PM'd him 6-6-07 and still have not received a reply. I was very interested in this product but I as some others have said I thought they went MIA.

    Thanks,

    Chris
     
  22. btman

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    You can register off the site now in a post I made above.

    Well your browser should be the one worrying about Ad blocking, Spam can be covered by most IS suites or just by whatever program/service your using for mail. Smarthide is still a work in progress and is adding new servers and so with purchases hopefully they can continue getting them all around the world for the least amount of slowdown possible.

    I don't have a clue about the functionality of that program, but Smarthide works with MSN, P2P and many other things that other software doesn't quite cover fully.
     
  23. Chris12923

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    Sorry but if no one got back to me the first time for 4 months I'm not wasting another minute. Thanks but no thanks.

    Thanks,

    Chris
     
  24. btman

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    According to my calculations, you only wasted a minute. I highly doubt you checked your email every day for 4 months waiting for the code and nothing else. The fact it could have been an error in their forums makes it even more laughable.

    Ah well, thanks for that minute of your time. I'm sure it hurt.
     
  25. Chris12923

    Chris12923 Registered Member

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    As I said in my original post I'm not wasting another minute. I did not say I wasted 4 months. It could have been an error in their forums true. But to me that is one reason that users should not have to sign up for a beta test using PM's only. Just my opinion though. No hard feelings to you or them.

    Thanks,

    Chris
     
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