Windscribe VPN

Started by fergal


Windscribe VPN   11 August 2019, 14:15

When using the windscribe vpn service, networx reports data usage wrongly. Also the dialup box is showing connection time of just a few minutes instead of hours (not a big issue).

On the internet other people mention the same problem about networx wrongly logging when using windscribe. Is there a solution ?
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Re: Windscribe VPN   11 August 2019, 14:27

This happens because Windscribe installs its own virtual adapter. So if you have set NetWorx to monitor All Connections, the traffic is recorded twice, resulting in double usage figures.

To resolve this issue:
  • Either choose your specific network adapter under Monitored interfaces (generally this option is preferable, as it works regardless VPN being connected or not);
  • Or choose the Windscribe's adapter Windscribe IKEv2 as shown in the screen shot below (this option monitors the VPN connection only, and nothing will be recorded when VPN isn't used).

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Re: Windscribe VPN   30 November 2019, 11:31

Hello, but this option is not good because if someone uses "skip local traffic" it will not work. Can it be done so that it also works with the option of bypassing local traffic?
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Re: Windscribe VPN   01 December 2019, 19:47

It's impossible to ignore LAN traffic and to choose a specific adapter to monitor at the same time.

The reason for this is that when the "Ignore LAN traffic" option is on, the connection information is captured at a higher level in the system, before it reaches down to a specific network adapter. That's why the adapter selection is disabled when this option is on.

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