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Proxy browser configuration


Browser Proxy Settings


How can I configure my browser to use a proxy server?


Most browsers support manual proxy configuration. You can specify the proxy server and port for each protocol.
How to set Internet Explorer 9.0 Proxy Settings
Proxy Settings in Firefox 4.x
Opera 11.0 Proxy Settings
Safari browser proxy settings

Free proxy browser

Browser Proxy Settings : How set up browsers to use proxy servers

How to set Internet Explorer 9.0 Proxy Settings
Setting Proxy Settings in Internet Explorer 8.0
Internet Explorer 7.0 how to set proxy Settings
Internet Explorer 6.0 Proxy Settings
Proxy Settings Internet Explorer 5.x
Proxy Settings in Firefox 4.x
Mozilla Firefox 3.x Proxy Settings
How setup proxy server in Mozilla Firefox 2.x
How setup proxy server in Mozilla Firefox 1.x
Opera 11.0 Proxy Settings
Proxy Settings Opera 10.0
Proxy Settings Opera 9.0
Opera 8.5 Proxy Settings
Opera 8 Proxy Settings
Opera 7 Proxy Settings
Proxy Settings Mozilla 1.7
Netscape Navigator 8 Proxy Settings
Netscape Navigator 7 Proxy Settings
Netscape Navigator 6 Proxy Settings

How to set Internet Explorer 9.0 proxy settings

• Select Tools => Internet Options.
• Select the Connections tab.
• If you are using LAN or WLAN, click the LAN Settings button. If you are using Dial-up or Virtual Private Network connection, select necessary connection and click the Settings button.
• Make sure the "automatically detect proxy settings" and "use a proxy automatic configuration script" options are not checked.
• In the "Proxy Server" area, click the check box next to Use a proxy server ....
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click the "Advanced" button and set Proxy Server address (proxy IP), proxy server port for necessary protocol.
• Click OK.

How to set Internet Explorer 8.0 proxy settings

Proxy settings for IE8 are the same as for IE9

How to set Internet Explorer 7.0 proxy settings

Proxy settings for IE7 are the same as for IE9

How setup Internet Explorer 6.0 proxy server settings

• Select Tools => Internet Options.
• Select the Connections tab.
• If you are using LAN, click the LAN Settings button. If you are using Dial-up or Virtual Private Network connection, select necessary connection and click the Settings button.
• Make sure the "automatically detect proxy settings" and "use a proxy automatic configuration script" options are not checked.
• In the "Proxy Server" area, click the check box next to Use a proxy server ....
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click the "Advanced" button and set Proxy Server address (proxy IP), proxy server port.
• Click OK.

Setting up proxy settings : Internet Explorer 5.x

• Select Tools => Internet Options.
• Select the Connections tab.
• If you are using LAN, click the LAN Settings button. If you are using Dial-up or Virtual Private Network connection, select necessary connection and click the Settings button.
• In the "Proxy Server" area, click the check box next to Access the Internet through a proxy server.
• Set Proxy Server address (proxy IP), proxy server port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK.

Setup proxy server settings Internet Explorer 4.x

• Open the View menu.
• Select Internet Options to open the Dialog box.
• Select the Connections tab.
• Enable "use a proxy server".
• Set Proxy Server address (proxy IP), proxy server port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK

Mozilla Firefox 4.x how to set proxy settings

- If you do not have menu bar in Firefox then open the 'Firefox' menu and select 'Options' => Options.
- If you have menu bar in Mozilla Firefox then open the 'Tools' menu and select 'Options'.
• Select Advanced.
• Select the Network tab.
• In the "Connections" area click the "Settings" button.
• Select the 'Manual Proxy Configuration' radio button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server IP address and proxy port.
• Click OK.

Configure Internet Proxy settings Mozilla Firefox 1.x

• Select Tools => Options.
• Select Advanced.
• Select the Network tab.
• In the "Connections" area click the "Settings" button.
• Select the 'Manual Proxy Configuration' radio button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server IP address and proxy port.
• Click OK.

Configure Internet Proxy settings Mozilla Firefox 1.x

• Select Tools => Options.
• Select the General tab.
• In the "Connections" area click the "Connection Settings" button.
• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address (proxy IP) and proxy configuration port.
• Click OK.

Configure Internet Proxy settings Mozilla Firefox 1.x

• Select Tools => Options.
• Select the General tab.
• In the "Connections" area click the "Connection Settings" button.
• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address (proxy IP) and proxy configuration port.
• Click OK.

Setup proxy settings Opera 11.x

• Click 'Menu' button in the top-left corner of the Opera browser
• Select 'Settings' => Preferences
• Open 'Advanced' Tab
• Select "Network" item.
• Click the "Proxy servers" button.
• Select necessary protocols and enter Proxy Server IP address and port.
• Click OK.

Setup proxy settings Opera 10.x

• Select Tools => Preferences.
• Open 'Advanced' Tab
• Select "Network" item.
• Click the "Proxy servers" button.
• Put the checkmark(s) for the necessary protocol and enter Proxy IP address and port.
• Click OK.

Setup proxy settings Opera 11.x

• Select Tools => Preferences.
• Open 'Advanced' Tab
• Select "Network" item.
• Click the "Proxy servers" button.
• Select necessary protocols and enter Proxy IP and proxy port.
• Click OK.

Setup proxy settings Opera 8.5

• Select Tools => Preferences.
• Open the Advanced tab and seelect Network sub-category.
• Click the "Proxy servers" button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• Click OK.

How setup proxy server settings Opera 8

• Open the Tools menu.
• Select Preferences to open Dialog box.
• Open the Advanced tab.
• Select "Network".
• Click the "Proxy Server" button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• Click OK.

How to find proxy settings and change proxy settings in Opera 7

• Open the File menu.
• Select Preferences to open Dialog box.
• Select the Network tab.
• Click the "Proxy servers" button.
• In fields "Address" and "port" type proxy IP and proxy port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK.

Proxy configuration (proxy settings) Mozilla 1.7

• Select Edit => Preferences.
• Select Advanced to open sub-menu.
• Select the Proxies item.
• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK.

How setup proxy settings Netscape Navigator 8

• Select Tools -> Options.
• Select "General".
• In the Connections area click the "Connection Settings" button.
• Select the Proxies item.
• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• Click OK.

Setup proxy server settings Netscape Navigator 7

• Open the Edit menu.
• Select Preferences to open Dialog box.
• Click on the triangle next to the Advanced category to expand it.
• Select the Proxies item.
• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK.

Configure proxy settings Netscape Navigator 6

• Open the Edit menu.
• Select Preferences to open Dialog box.
• Click on the triangle next to the Advanced category to expand it.
• Select the Proxies item.
• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.
• Click the View button.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK.

Do I need to perform the proxy browser configuration every time I go online?

No. Proxy browser configuration is a one-time event - unless you change to a new browser or to a new proxy server.
How to set proxy settings

What do I do to exit the proxy server?

When you have finished using the proxy servers, remember to turn the proxy server settings off. If you do not, all further internet transactions will be filtered through the proxy server. Unnecessary use of the proxy server may slow down your internet access.
Configure your browser proxy settings automatically.

Email software proxy settings setup

How setup Outlook Express to use proxy servers

Outlook Express doesn't have Internet proxy settings. So, you need additional software to configure Outlook Express to work through proxy server. You can use freeware called SocksCap.

How configure Outlook Express to work through proxy servers:
• Download SocksCap
• Run SocksCap.
• Select File -> Settings in SocksCap menu.

proxy settings

• Enter proxy address in the "SOCKS Server" and proxy port in "Port" field.
• Select SOCKS Version 4 or SOCKS Version 5.
• Click OK.
• Now you should add Outlook Express to SocksCap (create Outlook Express profile):
Select File -> New in the SocksCap menu and using "Browse" button select Outlook Express



or simply click and drag Outlook Express shortcut icon into the SocksCap window and select "New application profile" (the profile name and working directory will be filled in automatically) and click "OK".
Now you should run Outlook Express from SocksCap and it will work through proxy server.

Configure Mozilla Thunderbird proxy settings

To find proxy settings, configure proxy settings or change proxy settings:
• Select Tools -> Options
• Select Advanced.
• Open "Offline and Connections Settings"

thunderbird settings

• Click the "Connection Settings" button next to "Set up Proxies for accessing the Internet".



• Put the radio button for "Manual proxy configuration"
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address and proxy port.
• Click OK.

Setting up proxy server settings in mIRC

To find proxy settings, configure proxy settings or change proxy settings:
• Select Tools => Options.
• "mIRC options" window appears.
• Open Connect -> Firewall.
• In Protocols combo box select SOCKS4, SOCKS5 or Proxy (for HTTP, HTTPS).

mIRC settings

• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Proxy Server address and proxy port.
• Click "OK".

How set up proxy settings : Emule

To find proxy settings, configure proxy settings or change proxy settings:
• Open the Options menu.
• Select Proxy tab.
• Put the check mark for "Enable proxy"

emule settings

• In Proxy type choose the Socks 4, Socks 4a, Socks 5, HTTP 1.1.
• In "Proxy host" field enter 127.0.0.1 and in "Proxy port" field enter 81.
• Click OK.

Configuring proxy settings in Kazaa

To find proxy settings, configure proxy settings or change proxy settings:
• Select Tools => Options.
• "Kaaza options" window appears.
• Open the "Firewall" tab.

kazaa settings

• Select "Use SOCKS5 Proxy Server".
• Set proxy addres in "Hostname" field and proxy port in "Port" field.
• Click "OK".

Setting up AOL Instant Messenger Internet proxy settings

To find proxy settings, configure proxy settings or change proxy settings:
• Start up AOL Instant Messenger.
• Click on the "Setup" button.
• Click the "Connections" button.

aol settings

• In the connection preferences window click on the "Connect using Proxy" box.



• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Host=proxy address, port=proxy port.
• Select the protocol type of proxy you will use.
• Click OK.

or

• Start up AOL Instant Messenger.
• Select My AIM|Edit options| Edit Preferences.
• Select Sign on/off category.
• Click the "Connections" button.
• In the connection preferences window click on the "Connect using Proxy" box.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set Host=proxy address, port=proxy port.
• Select the protocol type of proxy you will use.
• Click OK.

My application doesn't have proxy settings. How can I configure it to work through proxy server?

If your application doesn't have proxy settings, you need special software to configure your application to work through proxy servers. You can use freeware called SocksCap. Using SocksCap you can configure any application that doesn't support proxies (has no proxy settings) to work through proxy servers. If SocksCap is configured for the proxy server, you do not need to configure any of your Internet programs. Simply click and drag your application into the SocksCap program control window, start the program and you will surf through the proxy.
How configure application that doesn't have proxy settings to work through proxy server:
• Download SocksCap - free tool.
• Run SocksCap.
• Select File -> Settings in SocksCap menu.

SocksCap settings

• Enter your proxy address in the "SOCKS Server" and proxy port in "Port" field.
• Select SOCKS Version 4 or SOCKS Version 5 depending on your needs.
• Click OK.
• Now you should add your application to SocksCap (create application profile):
Select File -> New in the SocksCap menu and using "Browse" button select your application



or simply click and drag your application shortcut icon into the SocksCap window and select "New application profile" (the profile name and working directory will be filled in automatically) and click "OK".
Now you should run your application from SocksCap and it will work through the set proxy server.

Free browsing configuration - Proxy server configuration port



Yahoo Messenger Proxy settings

Yahoo Messenger is a free messaging service that allows you to communicate instantly with friends, family, colleagues, and others. Find out when your friends are online and send them instant messages. Yahoo Messenger alerts you instantly when you have new mail in your Yahoo Mail.
To configure Yahoo Messenger proxy settings
• Run Yahoo Messenger and open the Login menu.
• Select Preferences, then click on the 'Connection' tab.
• Set proxy settings: click on the 'Use proxies' and enter your proxy server address and port number.

MSN Messenger 7.0 Proxy settings

Configuring MSN Messenger Proxy Settings
• Run MSN Messenger and select Tools -> Options.
• Click on the 'Connection', then on the 'Advanced Settings' button.
• Set proxy settings: select the neseccary protocol and enter your proxy server address and port number.



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