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Changing proxy settings automatically when connecting to different wifi networks

I connect to multiple wifi networks at home and work every day and I find changing the proxy settings for my browsers all day long to be a waste of life. From previous questions, I find information ...
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Internet Explorer 9 bad proxy detection failing when proxy server is completely unreachable

I've searched high and low, and I only find a few mentions of this "bad proxy list" feature of internet explorer. Basically, if you have a PAC/wpad.dat file for auto proxy configuration, and your ...
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IE Search Provider: Specifying gTLD / Country-Specific Site

I am based in the UK, and as such typically use google.co.uk as my search engine. However, my employer is based in continental Europe, and thus my internet proxy is located overseas. As a result, IP ...
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150 views

Set proxy settings and proxy authentication

I've asked this question on StackOverflow but it's not getting lots of attention, I thought it would be better to port it here: I'm new to PowerShell, and I'm tired of changing proxy settings and ...
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173 views

Command to toggle IE browser proxy in Windows 7?

I need to toggle proxy on and off as quick as possible. We can use IE Proxy Toggle is is virus-free scanned to do this but I'm looking for a built-in command-line for it. What is the command line ...
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75 views

How to bypass proxy for a domain exept when it starts with WWW

Our company has a website that is hosted online and can be access only through proxy. However, there are many web application servers which have the same domain suffix but are internal and needs to be ...
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1answer
93 views

Detect browser proxy setting only if proxy server is available else go via default network

I am trying to browse via any browser which are installed on your OS. Settings should be like this. If there is proxy server in your network then browser should use proxy server to browse If there ...
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544 views

Connection Settings in IE changes after every system restart

I changed the settings in IE to not to use proxy server for connections by unchecking the Tools->Internet Options->Connections tab->Settings->Use a proxy server for this connection But ...
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93 views

How do I force IE to ask for my proxy authentification?

I have just bought a new laptop with Windows 8 and I am having trouble connecting to the internet at my University as it is not prompting me for my user name and password. On my old laptop, the proxy ...
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2answers
366 views

Need to login to Skype with a proxy

I'm in a boarding house as a student and my internet connection is established with a LAN cable. We were told to configure Firefox or IE with that specific proxy server (example 154.36.2.332) and port ...
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81 views

Proxy Server and Port

I am using internet on my corporate LAN. The IE basically works if I enter my LDAP credentials. I can see that environment variables do not have ant HTTP_PROXY or HTTPS_Proxy set. I can't access the ...
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480 views

Why won't Internet Explorer use a local proxy configuration script?

While connected to a VPN, I have to use a proxy to connect to the internet. Normally the proxy config file is located in an online location, and the web browser LAN settings is pointed to that. I ...
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121 views

Proxy connection while browser is running

I made an application that changes in registry value of two keys: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ProxyServer to ...
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486 views

IE keeps showing the Windows Security asking for username & password and not allowing me to connect

Lately in my university, they set a Username and password for every student (via proxy) to connect to the internet, every thing works just fine with Google Chrome or Mozilla's firefox , when open the ...
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2answers
999 views

Is there any way to get detected proxy from IE when “automatically detect proxy settings” option is used

in my IE in connection options selected option "automatically detect proxy settings". Is there any way to get which proxy server had been detected by IE (which IE is actually uses to connect to ...
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149 views

Is there a way to enforce my Lan Settings without launching Internet Explorer?

Here is my problem: I am changing the Local Area Network Settings using a .reg file that I found on the web. The specific settings can be found in: "Internet Options - Connections (tab) - Lan Settings ...
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1answer
295 views

When using automatic proxy configuration in IE, does the settings get stored locally?

If I'm on a corporate computer which has automatically configured proxy settings, can I still find out the proxy settings locally? Like for instance checking the following registry key? ...
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1k views

Find out IE proxy settings, even if no access to settings tab because of company policy

What is the easiest way to see if Internet Explorer (on Windows 7) has a proxy configured, IF you don't have access to the LAN settings dialog box because of company policy etc? I've tried using ...
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1answer
102 views

IE proxy is silently turned on all the time

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 ...
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Whats the logic behind giving an option to bypass the proxy for local addresses in IE?

Why would anyone want local address to be served by proxy anyway? Shouldn't it be hardcoded as true for this setting? Why is this setting at all? Whats the use case of wanting to have your local ...
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1answer
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IE Proxy bypass list format

I stumbled upon a problem yesterday that is kinda weird when trying to access a intranet site: When I specify a site (e.g. mysite.example.com) in the Internet Explorer proxy bypass list it doesn't ...
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1answer
244 views

Autoproxy under windows?

Is there any software that allow us to choose which website to proxy and which one not commonly for Firefox/Chrome/IE/Other software? Is this possible with configuring the IE connection options? ...
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local .pac-file URL format that works with IE and Safari (Windows)?

Say I want to use a proxy auto-config file that is stored at C:\proxy.pac. To make Internet Explorer use this configuration I have to specify the pac-file in the LAN settings in the following way: ...
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77 views

How does the Webfilter of Windows Vista's “Parental controls” work?

How does the Webfilter of Windows Vista's "Parental controls" work? Is it integrated in IE or a proxy?
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778 views

Internet Options - How to use a proxy server for HTTP and HTTPS but not FTP

I know how to set the proxy settings in Internet Explorer/Windows Internet Options via Connections > Lan Settings. What I am not sure about is how to set it so HTTP and HTTPS use a proxy but I don't ...
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Disable “Automatically detect settings” in IE proxy configuration

When I boot up my corporate laptop, the "Automatically detect settings" option is ticked. This setting never works and I need to untick it before I can access the Internet. I've tried looking for a ...
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137 views

Query configuring IE to use a proxy server

If I configure internet explorer to use a proxy server, Will the websites I surf be hidden from the system administrator of my lan? Will my IP be hidden from the website administrators of the ...
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2k views

IE Proxy Exceptions List

Does anyone have a script that can modify the proxy server exceptions list in Internet Explorer? If so, is it compatible with IE6 and up?
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Use SOCKS proxy authentication with Firefox or MSIE

Does anyone know if there is a simple way for the end-user to configure SOCKS proxy authentication in either of the major browsers: Firefox or MSIE? Some browsers support proxy authentication by ...
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How to view Internet Explorer auto-detected proxy settings?

When Internet Explorer is set to auto-detect proxy settings, is there a way to view what it detects?
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3answers
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How do I get IE to use my hosts file when using a proxy .pac file?

I have the following line in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts: 192.168.12.1 myapp.local When I open up a command prompt and type "ping myapp.local", I get a response from 192.168.12.1. When ...