How to use logmein hamachi VPN to bypass ISP download caps

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How to use logmein hamachi VPN to bypass ISP download caps
You can download files from a remote computer with LogMeIn Hamachi. (download image by michanolimit from

You can use LogMeIn Hamachi to create a VPN to bypass restrictions placed on Internet access at your current location. A VPN is a virtual private network, which is a network that is created over the Internet to allow access to a remote network. LogMeIn Hamachi is a program that you can use to create a VPN and remotely access files on your computer over the Internet. You will be able to bypass some restrictions, such as download caps for certain websites.

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  1. 1

    Go to the LogMeIn website and click "Create an account" under the login section on the right of the page.

  2. 2

    Click "ACCESS AND MANAGE REMOTE COMPUTERS." Enter the required information and click "Continue."

  3. 3

    Open your e-mail account and click the link in the email from LogMeIn to verify your account. Close your e-mail account.

  4. 4

    Click the "X" in the upper right of the Add Computer window to close it. Click "Network" on the left of the page.

  5. 5

    Click "Start adding clients." Click "Continue" and "Download now."

  6. 6

    Run the installation file. Click "Next" each time it appears and then click "Finish."

  7. 7

    Go to your LogMeIn account page on your second computer. Click "Network" and run the LogMeIn Hamachi installe the same way you did on the first computer.

  8. 8

    Open the LogMeIn page in your Web browser again on either computer and click "My Networks." Click "Start creating networks."

  9. 9

    Type a name for your VPN. Click "Continue" twice.

  10. 10

    Check the box to the left of the names of both computers. Click "Finish."

  11. 11

    Click "Start," "All Programs," "LogMeIn Hamachi" and "LogMeIn Hamachi" on the computer with the download restrictions.

  12. 12

    Right-click the name of the remote computer and click "Browse." All of the network shared folders on that computer are available to you. Copy files to network shared folders to access them through LogMeIn Hamachi.

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