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When configuring IE to use a SOCKS proxy server it does not allow you to specify what version of SOCKS should be used. I would like IE to initiate the handshake using SOCKS version 5, not SOCKS version 4. Is this possible? Does IE 9 support the use of SOCKS version 5?

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Internet Explorer 9 does not support SOCKS5. – iglvzx Jan 29 '12 at 9:04
@iglvzx does any version support socks5. Also chrome uses default system settings. Than it doesn't support socks5 either. – Ghita Jan 29 '12 at 9:29
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IE does not support SOCKS5.

FreeCap adds very granular selective SOCKS support.

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does this still hold true with IE 11 and edge? what versions of Socks does it support? – Peter Feb 18 at 18:38

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