Web browsers - How to disable the proxy

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Web browsers - How to disable the proxy?

You might want to disable the proxy of your web browser in the following cases:
  • Your PC has been infected and a proxy has been installed, redirecting you to malicious web pages.
  • A proxy installed on your PC is preventing you from accessing the Internet or particular web pages.

Internet Explorer

  • Launch Internet Explorer.
  • Go to the Tools menu.
  • Click on Internet Options > Connections tab.
  • Click on LAN Settings.
  • Uncheck "Use a proxy for your LAN..."

Firefox

  • Launch Firefox.
  • Click on the Firefox button > Options.
  • Go to the Advanced tab > Network.
  • Next to "Configure how Firefox connects to the internet", click on Settings.
  • Select "No Proxy".

Safari

  • Launch Safari.
  • Click on the Safari menu > Preferences > Advanced.
  • Click on Change Settings > Network > Configure Proxies > Manually.
  • Disable the proxies (if any).

Opera

  • Open Opera
  • Click on the Opera button > Settings > Show Advanced Settings.
  • Scroll to the Network section > Change proxy settings.
  • Go to the Connections tab.
  • Click on LAN Settings.
  • Uncheck "Use a proxy for your LAN..."

Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Click on the Menu key > Settings > Show Advanced Settings.
  • Scroll to the Network section > Change proxy settings.
  • Go to the Connections tab.
  • Click on LAN Settings.
  • Uncheck "Use a proxy for your LAN..."

Alternative methods

ZHPFix

  • Download and install ZHPDiag.
  • Launch ZHPFix from the shortcut created on your desktop (in administrator mode when using Vista/7) and launch a scan.
  • Click the "ProxyFix" button located on the right side of the screen
  • Leave the tool to work.

Rogue Killer

This tool works with Internet Explorer and Firefox only.
Just download and install Rogue Killer.

Pre_scan

  • Download and run Pre_scan.
  • Click on the Delete Proxy button.

ZHPcleaner


Links

www.proxyway.com.
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