Solved Hosts file has wierd entry in it lazerpenguin.com


denvilledon

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I just looked at my hosts file and found this in it
159.203.184.236 ip-159-203-184-236.lazerpenguin.com
Any idea what it is and how it got there. I do have McAfee installed and I did see a mention of it Should I remove it?
 

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You can use the attached batch script to reset Hosts file.
 

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Not much out there on it but lazerpenguin appears to be related to VPN Tunnelbear.
 

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denvilledon

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The entry appears when the VPN is activated. It automaticly is removed when I turn off the VPN. I am using McAfee for my VPN
 

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    Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 - GT2 Integrated Graphics [Hewlett-Packard
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    Intel Tiger Lake-U/Y PCH-LP - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
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I am using McAfee for my VPN
Just guessing. McAfee probably either owns Tunnelbear or contracts with Tunnelbear as an outside provider for their VPN. Only McAfee could tell you that for sure.
 

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    Windows 11 Pro 21H2 22000.832
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    PC/Desktop
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    Dell Optiplex 7080
    CPU
    i9-10900 10 core 20 threads
    Motherboard
    DELL 0J37VM
    Memory
    32 gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    none-Intel UHD Graphics 630
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 27
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 m.2 2230-256+1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    Dell Premium
    Keyboard
    Logitech wired
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Internet Speed
    so slow I'm too embarrassed to tell
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender+MWB Premium
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 21H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Optiplex 9020
    CPU
    i7-4770
    Memory
    24 gb
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 27
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 gb Toshiba BG4 M.2 NVE SSB and 1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    Dell factory
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Keyboard
    Logitech wired
    Internet Speed
    still not telling
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender+MWB Premium
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