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Viewing and editing web proxy settings

  1. Open up the Internet Options Control Panel. You can probably find this by selecting Control Panel from your Start Menu (Windows XP to Windows 7/Server 2008R2) or right-clicking on the Start Menu and choosing Control Panel (Windows 8.1/Server 2012R2).
  2. The Internet Options Control Panel will look like this (titled Internet Properties):
  3. Click on the 'Connections'' tab at the top of the window:
  4. Click on the LAN settings button towards the bottom of the window. This will open up a new window titled Local Area Network (LAN) Settings:
  5. The current proxy server address and port can be seen in the proxy server section towards the bottom.
  6. The use of a proxy server can be switched on and off with the Use a proxy server for your LAN [...] check box is ticked. If the box is unticked, the proxy address and port will be greyed out:
  7. To close the windows, click OK on the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings window and then OK on the Internet Properties window.
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