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How to enter facebook in vietnam

Posted by yorameh on 30/4/2011 at 13:03

It's my second day in saigon, just wanted to share a tip how to enter facebook.
Google "hotspot shield" and download it to your computer.
Activate it and the facebook is wide open!!!
(the guy who gave me the trick said you have to avoid the virus alert I might get and so I did)
Good luck

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Posted by Rasheeed on 1/5/2011 at 11:58

That's what I use...

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Posted by 69bertie on 2/5/2011 at 20:54

Posted from within Vietnam.

Plenty of those sort of programs about but http://gigaom.com/video/hulu-blocks-hotspot-shield-users/ They can be blocked just as easily as Facebook if they realise the IP in use.. Although I think the total number of days I've been down and prevented from using FB can be counted on one hand in 18 months. If you have your own computer, just messing around with the host file has worked for me. But it does vary from area to area.
Friends in another part of the city have been using Tor with success.

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Posted by nhatrangholiday on 3/5/2011 at 22:07

This method you will like more. No program needed. In my computer such programs work but slow down windows very much. A better method is to change the configuration. Here is how to do it:
Control Panel>
NetworkConnections >
choose Properties >
Internet Protocol [TCP/IP] Properties >
Use the following DPreferred DNS Server press 208.67.222.222
and at Alternate DNS Server press 208.67.222.220
/ok

for me it works perfectly

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Posted by destroyingangel on 17/5/2011 at 17:36

A lot of the places we went to, including a very nice hostel, use UltraSurf. Seems to be reliable and effective.

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Posted by somtam2000 on 17/5/2011 at 19:11 admin

We've also got a step by step guide to using Facebook in Vietnam here. That's for the PC, a similar how to for Mac users is on the way.

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Posted by gatvietnam on 18/5/2011 at 12:56

Posted from within Vietnam.

Yes, agree with Yorameh that use hotspot shield. But you should Disconnect it when you finish unless you want to see many adv at the top of the opened web

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Posted by gatvietnam on 18/5/2011 at 12:58

Posted from within Vietnam.

With the case that Nhatrangholiday suggested was not available now. I could not work until now

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