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How does Winston work?
What do I get with my subscription?
How does Winston provide security and privacy of my data?
What is the difference between Winston and Winston's browser extension?
Specs and Performance
What are the technical specs of Winston?
How does Winston handle DNS encryption?
What does Winston do to my IP address?
What happens if the Winston Peer-to-Peer distributed Privacy Mesh is unavailable?
Orders, Shipping, and Subscriptions
General subscription information
How do I claim my pre-paid subscription?
Where does Winston ship to?
Returns and order refunds
Cancelling my subscription
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Will Winston slow down my connection?
Is it difficult to install Winston on my home network?
Winston's Browser Extension
Why does it sometimes take a few minutes to unblock a site?
How many devices can I connect to Winston?
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Protecting Your Privacy
Does Winston hide my location?
Does Winston block hidden third-party cookies?
Does Winston protect from someone being able to hack into your IoT devices?
Does Winston prevent software from "calling home" from inside the Winston network for unnecessary reasons?
What information about my internet activity will my ISP see if I use all the features of Winston?
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What about other technologies?
What does Winston do that my adblocker doesn't?
Why not just use a Pi-Hole?
Do I still need Winston if I always use Incognito Mode on my browser?
Can I use Winston instead of a firewall?
Can I use Winston instead of a VPN?
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Advanced setup options with other networking devices
What is a WAN port and what is a LAN port?
Able to connect to the Internet, but Winston is not found
Installing Winston with a Google WiFi router
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What does the light on Winston mean?
Where can I find my Winston Serial Number (SN)
Why does my speed test show slow speeds?
Why is Google showing my correct location even though I'm using Winston?
What version of firmware is my Winston running?
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How does Winston protect HTTPS pages from trackers?
How can I update Client ID to identify specific devices on my network?
Blocking trackers during eCommerce check out
Am I responsible for other users’ activity that is routed through my Winston via the Privacy Mesh Network?
How to whitelist and block websites
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General Guide to the Mobile App
Installing Mobile Protection on iPhone
Mobile Protection Troubleshooting & Port Forwarding
Installing Mobile Protection on Android
Does Winston put any hidden trackers on my devices?
How is it possible that Winston isn't collecting my personal data?
Does Winston log any user data including Internet activity?
Install Winston with a Luxul Router
Winston Router Compatibility
Are all sites compatible with Winston?
Setting up your Samsung TV with Winston
Will Winston work in a business setting?
Can Winston route around content geoblocking?
Can I bypass Winston when I'm using Safari?
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v1.5.12 Release Notes (March 2021)
v1.5.11 Release Notes (January 2021)
v1.5.10 Release Notes (December 2020)
v1.5.9 Release Notes (November 2020)
v1.5.8 Release Notes (October 2020)
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Winston Privacy Tutorial - Physical Installation
Winston Privacy Tutorial - Daily Use
Winston Privacy Tutorial - Installing Modules and Troubleshooting a website
Winston Privacy Demonstration - Cookies and Speed
Winston Privacy Demonstration - Cookies further explained