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My IE is always silently turned on by setting HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ProxyEnable to 0x1, even after I change it to 0 with regedit, it is turned on again by IE in next launch.

I figure this out by using the utility process monitor, can anyone help me further, how to fix the issue for the undesirable behavior?

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Have someone remove the virus from your computer. This is a classic symptom. –  Dark Falcon Sep 26 '11 at 17:06

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Are you on a corporate network using Active Directory?

If you are, it's likely a Group Policy that's re-activating the proxy. In which case, contact an administrator to have the policy overridden for your machine.

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