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Posts: 54
Registered: ‎09-03-2009
My Device: Torch 9850
My Carrier: Verizon

BB VPN created when Link installed. Why?

Today I installed Blackberry Link preparing to make the upgrade from my Torch 9850 to the Z10.  I noticed it installed a VPN on my PC (running Windows XP).  Just wondering what that was for (forgive my ignorance).  Thanks

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Posts: 17
Registered: ‎08-29-2011
My Device: Bold 9700
My Carrier: T-Mobile

Re: BB VPN created when Link installed. Why?

I don't know why it does this, but it interferes with my exisiting Windows 8 hosted VPN.  Whenever it is enabled, I can tunnel into my VPN, but cannot access the internet.  As soon as I disable the Blackberry VPN, my Win 8 VPN gives access to the internet again.  If anyone knows how to fix this situation, please let me know.  It is really annoying to have to disable it whenever i leave my desk.

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Posts: 16
Registered: ‎03-06-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Z10 STL100-1
My Carrier: STC - Saudi Arabia

Re: BB VPN created when Link installed. Why?

ihave the problem that when i download link on my win XP SP3, i can not connect to the internet. had to restore the pc to a previous restore point. it creates a network connection which does not let me connect to my network. any resolve for this problem. thank you.

Device : BlackBerry Z10
Model : STL100-1
Carrier : STC
Country : Saudi Arabia
Software Release : 10.2.1.2102
OS Version : 10.2.1.2141