How to configure proxy settings


Browser proxy settings


How to configure proxy settings Internet Explorer (IE)


How to change proxy settings in Internet Explorer 8.0

To change proxy settings:
• Select Tools and then Internet Options.
• Click the Connections tab.
• If you are using a LAN, click the LAN Settings button. If you are using a Dial-up or Virtual Private Network connection, select the 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, select the Use a proxy server for this connection or Use a proxy server for your LAN check box.
• In the Address box, enter the address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number. If need to use different proxies for different services, such as HTTP, HTTPS, or FTP, click the Advanced button, and then enter the individual proxy server addresses to use.
• If necesary, enable the 'Bypass proxy server for local addresses' option.
• Click OK.


How to change Internet Explorer 7.x proxy settings

To change proxy settings:
• Select Tools => Internet Options.
• Select the Connections tab.
• If you are using a LAN, click the "LAN Settings" button. If you are using a Dial-up or Virtual Private Network connection, select the 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 for this connection.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click the "Advanced" button and set the Proxy Server address (proxy IP) and proxy server port.
• Click OK.

How to change Internet Explorer 6.x proxy settings

To change proxy settings:
• Select Tools => Internet Options.
• Select the Connections tab.
• If you are using a LAN, click the LAN Settings button. If you are using a Dial-up or Virtual Private Network connection, select the 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 the Proxy Server address (proxy IP), proxy server port.
• Click OK.

How to change proxy settings in Internet Explorer 5.x

To change proxy settings:
• Select Tools => Internet Options.
• Select the Connections tab.
• If you are using a LAN, click the LAN Settings button. If you are using a 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 the Proxy Server address (proxy IP), proxy server port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK.


How to configure proxy settings in Firefox


How to setup proxy server settings in Firefox 3.x

To change proxy settings:
• Select Tools and then Options.
• Click the Advanced tab.
• Open the Network tab.
• Click the Settings button in the Connections area.
• Select Manual Proxy Configuration.
• In the necessary proxy field(s), enter the proxy address and port number.
• Click OK.


How to change proxy settings in Firefox 2.0

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

How to change proxy settings in Firefox 1.x

To change proxy settings:
• 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 the Proxy Server address (proxy IP) and proxy configuration port.
• Click OK.


How to configure proxy settings in Safari


How to change proxy settings in Safari

To change proxy settings:
• Select Edit and then Preferences.
• Click Advanced and then Change Settings.
• If you are using a LAN, click the LAN Settings button. If you are using a Dial-up or Virtual Private Network connection, select the necessary connection and click the Settings button.
• In the 'Proxy Server' area, select the Use a proxy server for this connection or Use a proxy server for your LAN check box.
• In the Address box, enter the address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number. If need to use different proxies for different services, such as HTTP, HTTPS, or FTP, click the Advanced button, and then enter the individual proxy server addresses to use.
• Click OK.


How to configure proxy settings in Mozilla


How to change proxy settings in Mozilla 1.7

To change proxy settings:
• 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 the Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK.


How to configure proxy settings in Opera


How to change proxy settings in Opera 9.0

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

How to change proxy settings Opera 8.x

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

How to change proxy settings in Opera 7

To change proxy settings:
• 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.


How to configure proxy settings in Netscape


How to change proxy settings in Netscape browser 8.x

To change proxy settings:
• 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 the Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• Click OK.

How to change proxy server settings in Netscape 7.x

To change proxy settings:
• 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 the Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port.
• If nessesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".
• Click OK.


Email software proxy settings setup


How to configure proxy settings in Outlook Express

Outlook Express doesn't have Internet proxy settings. So, you need additional software to configure Outlook Express to work through proxy server.

How to configure Mozilla Thunderbird proxy settings

To change proxy settings:
• Select Tools -> Options
• Select Advanced.
• Open "Offline and Connections 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 the Proxy Server address and proxy port.
• Click OK.

How to configure proxy server settings in mIRC

To change proxy settings:
• Select Tools => Options.
• The "mIRC options" window appears.
• Open Connect -> Firewall.
• In Protocols combo box select SOCKS4, SOCKS5 or Proxy (for HTTP, HTTPS).
• In the necessary proxy field(s), set the Proxy Server address and proxy port.
• Click "OK".

How configure proxy settings in Emule

To change proxy settings:
• Open the Options menu.
• Select Proxy tab.
• Put the check mark for "Enable proxy"
• In Proxy type choose the Socks 4, Socks 4a, Socks 5, HTTP 1.1.
• In the "Proxy host" field enter the proxy address and proxy port.
• Click OK.

How to configure proxy settings in Kazaa

To change proxy settings:
• Select Tools => Options.
• The "Kaaza options" window appears.
• Open the "Firewall" tab.
• Select "Use SOCKS5 Proxy Server".
• Set the proxy addres in the "Hostname" field and proxy port in the "Port" field.
• Click "OK".

How to configure proxy settings in AOL Instant Messenger

To change proxy settings:
• Start up AOL Instant Messenger.
• Click on the "Setup" button.
• 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.

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.


How to configure 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.


How to configure MSN Messenger 7.0 proxy settings

To configure 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.



Other software proxy settings


How to configure proxy settings in Windows Media Player 9.x

To change Windows Media Player proxy settings:
• Start Windows Media Player.
• Select Tools => Options.
• Select the Network tab.
• In the Proxy Settings area, double-click the protocol that you want to configure.
• The default proxy setting is 'Use browser proxy settings'. To change this setting, click the option you want to use.
• Click OK.
'Autodetect proxy settings' option tries to configure your settings automatically.
'Use browser proxy settings' option uses Internet Explorer proxy configuration. If you select 'Do not use Proxy Server' option, Windows Media Player doesn't to use the Internet Explorer settings for proxy.
The 'Use the following proxy' option allows you type the proxy server and port you want to use.


How to configure proxy settings in Windows Media Player 8.x/7.x

To change proxy settings in Windows Media Player:
• Start Windows Media Player.
• Select Tools => Options.
• Select the Network tab.
• In the Proxy Settings area, double-click the protocol that you want to configure.
• The default proxy setting is 'Use browser proxy settings'. To change this setting, click the option you want to 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.

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