When you are connected to the internet, your computer is assigned an IP address. This is your unique identification number to locate your location and your computer. It also has information on what programs you are browsing.
Using IP address, it becomes easy to track the online activities of a person. But, if you want to conceal your online activity from intruders, you can use the application Hide My IP.
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Types of Proxies
There are 2 types of proxies that are available – Transparent and Elite proxies.
- Transparent Proxies are not anonymous as they forward your IP address to the website you are connecting to.
- Elite Proxies are totally anonymous. Neither your actual IP address nor any other information about your computer is known to the destination website. Hide My IP uses only totally anonymous Elite Proxies.
How Does Hide My IP Work?
If you are installing Hide My IP and using it on your computer, it allows you to have a fake identity by giving a country of your choice. This prevents hackers from knowing your true identity online. When the application runs on your computer, it sets your web browser proxy setting to display a fake ID from its database. This makes you completely anonymous in the internet world. When you stop using the application, your browser setting will revert back to normal.
Top Features Of Hide My IP
- The free version supports all major web browsers namely – Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, FireFox, Netscape, Opera, Maxthon, Safari, MyIE, Lolifox and Avant Browser. The premium version supports other web browsers too.
- Hide My IP is compatible with all types of routers, firewalls, home networks, firewalls, Wi-Fi networks and other types of Internet connection. You just have to purchase a license key for each computer on your network that you wish to hide your IP address on.
- The premium version can be used with software like Windows Mail, Skype etc.Prevents Third-party monitoring or controlling your computer.
- No limits of bandwidth usage.
- Provision to change your IP as frequently as every minute
There are some points that you have to take note of before using the software:
By using an IP location far away from your current location, your Internet traffic will have to travel great distance before reaching your computer. If you are using a fake IP located outside the country you live in, your browsing might be slower.
Thus, you can protect your identity from any kind of spying from any external sources and enjoy anonymous browsing. Hide My IP is an wonderful small kit which makes your net browsing experience more safe and secured. Download and try Hide My IP now and share in your experience.