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Proxy server in IE 11 problem


mo66ie

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Hi I have a slight annoyance whereby when I boot my machine up and start IE I invariably get 'proxy server not responding' or something similar. Than I have to go to: tools > internet options > connections > lan settings and untick the box that says 'Use a proxy server for your LAN. Then all's well till I reboot from cold. Don't know about restart. I'm running Windows 8.1 and I don't think I had the problem in windows 8. Anybody out there got any ideas please.. Regards Allan

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Jock1e

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Try the same again but stop at Connections. There should be nothing in the box if connected by cable and not Phone. So delete anything in there if not needed.

Have you got automatically detect settings dotted when on Lan.

Use a proxy server is where Virus's used to hang out so maybe give Malwarebytes free a run to see if it finds any problems.

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mo66ie

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Hi Jock1e there is nothing in the box and automatically connect is not ticked. Should it be? Regards.

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Jock1e

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Mine is whether it makes any difference or not I don't know. but worth a try.

Also when in there you can go to programs and make I/E your default web browser.

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mo66ie

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Worth a try indeed. I'll let you know. I/E is my default browser. Regards

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mo66ie

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Tried it. no go.

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