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Old Dec 6th 2010, 2:24 am
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You probably all know about this already, but just incase, I have downloaded expat shield on my laptop, and it creates a UK IP address, so I can stream BBC iplayer and ITV Player and all the UK sites, as they think I am in the UK. Pretty cool for me as my Saturday and Sunday nights have remained the same with Strictly Come Dancing and Xfactor

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http://www.expatshield.com/
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hmm Mac version?? I use www.consulthere.com
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hmm Mac version?? I use www.consulthere.com
Ah mac smac (runs for cover)
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Ah mac smac (runs for cover)
I know - when we got it I was like -aaah cant work it - now I cant work a windows pc!
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Originally Posted by The4BellsLondon View Post
I know - when we got it I was like -aaah cant work it - now I cant work a windows pc!
We used to have one and I quite liked it, then daughter threw glass of water over it and that was that.
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We used to have one and I quite liked it, then daughter threw glass of water over it and that was that.
oops! we got a big mac - yah!!! and a lappy - but lappy is Oh's for work -= so I just play with the big one screen is big enough that can sit on sofa and watch Dr Who
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We used to have one and I quite liked it, then daughter threw glass of water over it and that was that.
As if thousands of dollars screamed out in terror and were suddenly silenced...
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As if thousands of dollars screamed out in terror and were suddenly silenced...
that made me laugh out loud...as very accurate...thank god for insurance!!
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Originally Posted by The4BellsLondon View Post
hmm Mac version?? I use www.consulthere.com
Seems to be redirecting me to www.ideacor.com
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Default Re: Expat Shield for watching iplayer etc

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We used to have one and I quite liked it, then daughter threw glass of water over it and that was that.
She probably thought it was a different kind of mac.
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so I just play with the big one
And this one went un-noticed, how?
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i installed this a few weeks ago then had to unistall it as it caused all sorts of problems on my laptop after a few days of use..be warned!
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Originally Posted by cheeky_monkey View Post
i installed this a few weeks ago then had to unistall it as it caused all sorts of problems on my laptop after a few days of use..be warned!
It shouldn't do, I haven't used the application myself but I imagine it is just a custom connectoid app for a VPN tunnel or, more likely, just a simple app to allow you to visit UK sites via a UK proxy. Saying that, the site does look slightly sketchy though and I wouldn't be surprised if there is at least some adware content in there, hopefully not malicious in nature.

It seems as though it's offering a service for free which people usually pay for though and everyone knows there usually no such thing as a free lunch.

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Originally Posted by Tripitaka View Post
Seems to be redirecting me to www.ideacor.com

sorry - left out a hyphen http://www.consult-here.com/


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And this one went un-noticed, how?
wondered who would get it!
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Default Re: Expat Shield for watching iplayer etc

Originally Posted by ducktastic View Post
You probably all know about this already, but just incase, I have downloaded expat shield on my laptop, and it creates a UK IP address, so I can stream BBC iplayer and ITV Player and all the UK sites, as they think I am in the UK. Pretty cool for me as my Saturday and Sunday nights have remained the same with Strictly Come Dancing and Xfactor

Here is link:

http://www.expatshield.com/
You do know they have TV here ?????
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