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  • Internet kill-switch (Linux)

    The VirtualShield Linux application includes a new Internet kill-switch option that will block all network traffic if you lose VPN connection. Internet kill-switch In case the VPN unexpectedly

  • Getting Started: Linux App

    This article will walk you through using the VirtualShield Linux Application. If you don't have it installed already, please click here to learn how to install it. Logging In (First-time setup) The

  • IPv6 leak protection (Linux)

    VirtualShield now offers IPv6 leak protection by disabling all IPv6 traffic while connected to our VPN, thus providing you with a guarantee that no Internet traffic leaks out over your regular

  • Install the Linux Application

    This article will guide you through the simple process of downloading and installing VirtualShield on your Linux laptop, tablet, or desktop computer. VirtualShield Linux Setup Follow the instructions

  • Launch on startup (Linux)

    The VirtualShield Linux application will open automatically each time you power on your PC. This will ensure you don't have to open it every time you want to connect. Launch VirtualShield on startup

  • Uninstall the Linux Application

    This article will instruct you on how to uninstall the VirtualShield application from your Linux laptop or desktop computer. If you don't have our Linux application installed, click here to learn how

  • Troubleshoot connection issues (Linux)

    If you're experiencing any sort of connection/speed issues with our Linux application, please try each of the troubleshooting solutions provided below. Solution 1 The first thing we suggest is to try

  • Close web browser automatically (Linux)

    When you clear your browsing data with VirtualShield, you can also choose to close your web browser automatically. This will help prevent websites from creating any additional cookies or unwanted

  • How to connect automatically (Linux)

    The VirtualShield Linux application allows you to automatically connect to our VPN servers as soon as your internet is established. It will also detect when your network changes. For example,

  • Show or hide Notifications (Linux)

    The VirtualShield Linux application will display popups in your notification area each time you connect or disconnect from our servers. If you're new or unfamiliar with the app, these popups will

  • Is my Linux PC supported?

    This article will help you determine if VirtualShield is compatible with your Linux laptop, tablet, or desktop computer. Check Device Compatibility VirtualShield is compatible with most Debian-based

  • Show or hide Info tips (Linux)

    The VirtualShield Linux application will display helpful tips when you hover your mouse cursor over the various buttons and controls. If you're new or unfamiliar with the app, these tips will help

  • How to use Application Guard (Linux)

    The Application Guard feature will terminate specific programs of your choice each time you become disconnected from the VPN. App Guard helps protect your system by shutting down applications that

  • How to change your connection protocol (Linux)

    The VirtualShield Linux application supports both the UDP and TCP protocols to connect to our secure network. This article will instruct you on how to change your protocol (Connection mode).

  • How to increase your connection timeout (Linux)

    If you're using public WiFi or if you have a slow internet connection, it may take a bit longer to establish the VPN connection than usual. To alleviate this, you can increase the duration the app

  • How do I send application diagnostics to support? (Linux)

    If you are experiencing any issues with our Linux app, you can send a diagnostic report to our support team so that we can investigate the issue further. Note: This article only applies to our Linux

  • Can I use VirtualShield on my Chromebook?

    Yes, you can! As a matter of fact, there are 3 different versions of VirtualShield available for Chromebook devices. Our Google Chrome extension, our Android application, and our brand-new Linux

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Firefox browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Mozilla Firefox web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Firefox will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Mozilla Firefox Extension There are two different

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Opera browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Opera web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Opera will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Opera Extension There are two different options available if you'd

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Tor browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Tor web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Tor will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Mozilla Firefox Extension Tor is built on top of the Mozilla Firefox

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Vivaldi browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Vivaldi web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Vivaldi will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension Vivaldi is built on top of the Chromium

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Brave browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Brave web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Brave will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension Brave is built on top of the Chromium

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Waterfox browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Waterfox web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Waterfox will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Mozilla Firefox Extension Waterfox is built on top of the

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Chromium browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Chromium web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Chromium will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension Chromium is built on top of the

  • Will VirtualShield protect my Chrome browser?

    Yes, it will! Your Google Chrome web browser and all of the websites you visit inside of Chrome will be fully protected using VirtualShield. Google Chrome Extension There are two different options

  • Install the Opera Extension

    This article will instruct you on how to download and install the VirtualShield extension for your Opera browser. It doesn't matter which device you're using. This tutorial works with Opera on all of

  • Install the Chrome Extension

    This article will instruct you on how to download and install the VirtualShield extension for your Google Chrome browser. It doesn't matter which device you're using. This tutorial works with Chrome

  • Install the Firefox Extension

    This article will instruct you on how to download and install the VirtualShield extension for your Mozilla Firefox browser. It doesn't matter which device you're using. This tutorial works with

  • I just signed up, what's next?

    First of all, congratulations on signing up. We're glad you took the first step to reclaiming your privacy. You've done the hard part already, signing up. Now getting protected is going to be a

  • How to use Unrestricted Streaming (All Apps)

    For various reasons, some streaming sites block access to users who are using VPNs. However, we have developed a unique service to circumvent these restrictions. In order to watch Netflix, Hulu,

  • Why are streaming sites (such as Netflix, Hulu, and HBO) blocked?

    Certain sites (primarily streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, and more) often restrict access based on your geographic location. Because of this, they completely block anybody who is using

  • How to use Protection Plus (All Apps)

    Our Protection+ servers are a lot faster due to much less traffic, since they are used by only a small fraction of our customers. They are also equipped with an extra layer of protection that scans

  • Getting Started: Windows App

    This article will walk you through using the VirtualShield Windows application. If you don't have it installed already, please click here to learn how to install it. Logging In (First-time setup) The

  • What's the pricing (Individual or Family)?

    VirtualShield requires a paid subscription. We currently offer six different auto-renewing subscription options to choose from. All of our plans come included with a free trial period, so you can

  • Disabling your Microphone

    When you disable your microphone with VirtualShield, all other software on your computer will be prevented from accessing it. This helps protect your system by automatically muting your microphone

  • Disabling your Webcam

    When you disable your webcam with VirtualShield, all other software on your computer will be prevented from accessing it. This helps protect your system because your webcam can only be accessed by

  • Clearing your Browsing Data

    When you clear your browsing data with VirtualShield, every 12 hours your web browser's cache and cookies will automatically be deleted. This helps protect your system by preventing websites from

  • Using Real-Time Protection

    Real-Time Protection allows you to periodically delete your Temporary files, clean your Registry data, and empty your Trash/Recycle bin. Every 12 hours these actions will be applied based on the

  • How to Shred your Files

    Instead of sending unwanted files to the Trash/Recycle bin, you can choose to Shred these files and delete them permanently from your system. Shredding will also jumble the data inside of the file

  • How can I tell if I'm protected? (All Apps)

    As long as shield icon appears green when you open VirtualShield, you are fully protected. If you're not connected, this icon will appear red or gray in color: This icon may appear slightly different