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Here are a few resources we hope you’ll find helpful, as we have:
Install the free Opera desktop web browser (includes free VPN) on your computer… (After installing, read the article below for VPN setup instructions:)
Note: Opera’s free VPN service offers a choice of ‘virtual’ country locations to connect through.
We recommend setting the U.S. as your location for Americans, unless you’re quite familiar with the ins & outs of how VPNs work.
Also be advised that you will likely need to disable your VPN in order to use certain websites or apps.
To Make DuckDuckGo the default search engine in Opera:
- Select Opera > Preferences (on Mac) or Opera > Options (on Windows)
- Under Search click the drop down and select DuckDuckGo
Note: Unlike Chrome, Opera makes it easy to search with the engine of your choosing, simply by right-clicking on any page and choosing “Search with >” and choosing the browser of your choice (you can customize the options available from this list in the search preferences (see directly above)