How to use

• configure Mozilla proxy settings (enable proxy settings)
• configure Mozilla to work directly without using proxy (disable proxy settings)

• set Opera proxy settings (enable proxy settings)
• configure Opera to work directly without using proxy (disable proxy settings)

• set up Netscape proxy settings (enable proxy settings)
• configure Netscape to work directly without using proxy (disable proxy settings)

Browser proxy settings - Manual proxy settings configuration

Most browsers support manual proxy configuration.
Internet Explorer proxy settings
• How to set proxy settings / change proxy settings in Internet Explorer 8.0
• How to disable proxy settings in Internet Explorer 8.0
• How to set proxy settings / change proxy settings in Internet Explorer 7.x
• How to disable proxy settings in Internet Explorer 7.x
• How to set proxy settings / change proxy settings in Internet Explorer 6.x
• How to disable proxy settings in Internet Explorer 6.x
• How to setup proxy settings / change proxy settings in Internet Explorer 5.x
• How to disable proxy settings in Internet Explorer 5.x

Safari proxy settings
• How to set proxy settings / change proxy settings in Safari
• How to disable proxy settings in Safari

Mozilla proxy settings
• Set up proxy server settings /change proxy server settings in Mozilla 1.7
• Disable proxy settings in Mozilla 1.7

Mozilla Firefox proxy settings
• Configure proxy server settings / change proxy settings in Firefox 3.x
• Disable proxy server settings in Firefox 3.x
• Configure proxy server settings / change proxy settings in Firefox 2.x
• Disable proxy server settings in Firefox 2.x
• Configure proxy server settings / change proxy settings in Firefox 1.x
• Disable proxy server settings in Firefox 1.x

Opera proxy settings
• How to setup proxy server settings / change proxy settings in Opera 10.x
• Disable proxy settings in Opera 10.x
• How to setup proxy server settings / change proxy settings in Opera 9.x
• Disable proxy settings in Opera 9.x
• Set proxy settings / change proxy settings in Opera 8.x
• Disable proxy settings in Opera 8.x
• Set proxy settings / change proxy settings in Opera 7.x
• Disable proxy settings in Opera 7.x

Netscape browser proxy settings
• Configure proxy settings / change proxy settings Netscape browser 8.x
• disabe proxy settings in Netscape browser 8.x
• Configure proxy settings / change proxy settings Netscape 7.x/6.x
• disabe proxy settings in Netscape 7.x/6.x

Set proxy settings - Email software

• Outlook Express proxy settings
• Mozilla Thunderbird - setup proxy server settings

Other software proxy settings setup

• mIRC - set proxy settings / change proxy settings
• Emule - setup proxy server settings / change proxy sever settings
• Kazaa - set up proxy server settings / change proxy settings
• AOL Instant Messenger - set proxy server settings / change proxy settings
• Yahoo Messenger proxy settings
• MSN Messenger 7.0 proxy settings
• How to configure Instant Messengers, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), P2P programs, newsgroups, etc to work through proxy servers?
• My application doesn't have proxy settings. How can I configure it to work through proxy?

Web browsers proxy setup (Browser proxy configuration to use proxy servers)

Browser proxy settings - Manual proxy settings configuration

Set proxy settings : Change proxy settings in Internet Explorer (IE)

How to set up proxy settings in Internet Explorer 8.x

To set proxy settings or 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 disable proxy settings in Internet Explorer 8.x

• 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.

• In the 'Proxy Server' area, uncheck the Use a proxy server for this connection or Use a proxy server for your LAN option.

• Click OK.

How to setup proxy servers settings in Internet Explorer 7.0

To setup proxy server settings or change proxy server settings:

• Select Tools, then 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, 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 disable proxy settings (remove proxy settings) in Internet Explorer (IE) 7.0

To disable a proxy server:

• 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.

• In the 'Proxy Server' area, uncheck the Use a proxy server for this connection or Use a proxy server for your LAN option.

• Click OK.

How to setup proxy settings in Internet Explorer 6.x

To configure proxy settings or change proxy settings in Internet Explorer 6.x

• Select Tools, then 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, 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 disable proxy settings in Internet Explorer (IE) 6.x

To disable a proxy server (remove 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.

• In the 'Proxy Server' area, uncheck the Use a proxy server for this connection or Use a proxy server for your LAN option.

• Click OK.

Set Internet proxy settings in Internet Explorer 5.x

• Select Tools, then 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, 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 disable proxy settings in Internet Explorer (IE) 5.0

To disable 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.

• In the 'Proxy Server' area, uncheck the Use a proxy server for this connection or Use a proxy server for your LAN option.

• Click OK.

Configure proxy settings in Safari

To configure proxy settings or change proxy settings in Safari:

• 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.

Disable proxy settins in Safari

To disable proxy settings in Safari:

• 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, uncheck the Use a proxy server for this connection or Use a proxy server for your LAN option.

• Click OK.

Browser Proxy settings in Opera

How to set proxy server settings in Opera 10

To set proxy settings or change proxy settings:

• Select Tools and then Preferences.

• Open the Advanced tab and select the Network sub-category.

• Click the Proxy servers button.

• In the Address box, enter the address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number.

• Click OK.

How to disable proxy settings in Opera 10

To disable proxy settings:

• Select Tools and then Preferences.

• Open the Advanced tab and select the Network sub-category.

• Click the Proxy servers button.

• Remove proxy information from the corresponding fields.

• Click OK.

To set proxy settings or change proxy settings in Opera 9.0

To set proxy settings or change proxy settings:

• Select Tools and then Preferences.

• Open the Advanced tab and select the Network sub-category.

• Click the Proxy servers button.

• In the Address box, enter the address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number.

• Click OK.

To disable proxy server in Opera 9.0

To disable a proxy server:

• Select Tools and then Preferences.

• Open the Advanced tab and select the Network sub-category.

• Click the Proxy servers button.

• Remove proxy information from the corresponding fields.

• Click OK.

How to set up proxy server or change proxy settings Opera 8.x

To configure proxy settings:

• Select Tools and then Preferences.

• Open the Advanced tab and select the Network sub-category.

• Click the Proxy servers button.

• In the Address box, enter the address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number.

• Click OK.

How to disable proxy server settings in Opera 8.x

To disable proxy server (remove proxy settings):

• Select Tools and then Preferences.

• Open the Advanced tab and select the Network sub-category.

• Click the Proxy servers button.

• Remove proxy information from the corresponding fields.

• Click OK.

How to setup proxy server settings or change proxy settings in Opera 7.x

To configure proxy settings:

• Select Tools and then Preferences.

• Open the Advanced tab and select the Network sub-category.

• Click the Proxy servers button.

• In the Address box, enter the address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number.

• Click OK.

How to disable proxy server settings in Opera 7.x

To disable proxy settings:

• Select Tools and then Preferences.

• Open the Advanced tab and select the Network sub-category.

• Click the Proxy servers button.

• Remove proxy information from the corresponding fields.

• Click OK.
 

Mozilla 1.7 : Proxy settings

How to set proxy settings or change proxy settings

To set proxy server or change proxy server:

• Select Edit and then Preferences.

• Select Advanced to open the sub-menu.

• Select the Proxies item.

• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.

• In the Address box, enter the address of the proxy server. In the Port box, type the port number.

• Click OK.

How to disable proxy settings in Mozilla

To set proxy server or change proxy server:

• Select Edit and then Preferences.

• Select Advanced to open the sub-menu.

• Select the Proxies item.

• Select the Direct Connection to the Internet.

• Click OK.
 

Configure browser proxy settings - Firefox

How to setup proxy server settings in Firefox 3.x

• 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.

Disable proxy settins in Firefox 3.x:

• Select Tools and then Options.

• Click the Advanced tab.

• Open the Network tab.

• Click the Settings button in the Connections area.

• Select No Proxy.

• Click OK.

Manual proxy server configuration - Firefox 2.x

To set proxy server or change proxy server:

• Select Tools and then Options.

• Click the Advanced tab.

• Open the Network tab.

• Click the Settings button under Connections.

• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.

• In the necessary proxy field(s), enter the proxy address and port number.

• Click OK.

How to disable proxy settings in Firefox 2.x

To set proxy server or change proxy server:

• Select Tools and then Options.

• Click the Advanced tab.

• Open the Network tab.

• Click the Settings button in the Connections area.

• Select the Direct Connection to the Internet radio button.

• Click OK.

Proxy server configuration - Firefox 1.x

To setup proxy server or change proxy server:

• Select Tools and then Options.

• Open 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), enter the proxy address and port number.

• Click OK.

How to disable proxy settings in Firefox 1.x

To disable proxy server:

• Select Tools and then Options.

• Open the General tab.

• In the Connections area click the Connection Settings button.

• In the "Connections" area click the "Connection Settings" button.

• Select the Direct Connection to the Internet.

• Click OK.
 

Configure browser proxy settings - Netscape

How to set proxy settings in Netscape

Manual proxy server configuration - Netscape 8.x

To set proxy settings or change proxy settings:

• Select Tools -> Options.

• Select "General".

• In the Connections area click the "Connection Settings" button.

• Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button.

• In the necessary proxy field(s), enter the proxy address and port number.

• Click OK.

How to disable proxy server - Netscape 8.x

To disable proxy settings:

• Select Tools -> Options.

• Select "General".

• In the Connections area click the "Connection Settings" button.

• Select the Direct Connection to the Internet radio button.

• Click OK.

How setup proxy server settings in Netscape 7.x

To configure 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), enter the proxy address and port number.

• If necesary, enable "bypass proxy server for local addresses".

• Click OK.

How to disable proxy server settings in Netscape 7.x

To disable 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 Direct Connection to the Internet radio button.

• Click OK.

Set proxy settings - Email software


 

Outlook Express

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

Mozilla Thunderbird - configure proxy settings

To setup proxy server 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 configuration port.
• Click OK

Other software setup

 

mIRC - set proxy settings / change proxy settings

To set proxy server or change proxy server:
• Select Tools => Options.
• The 'mIRC options' window appears.
• Open Connect -> Firewall.
• In the Protocols combo box select SOCKS4, SOCKS5 or Proxy (for HTTP, HTTPS) depending on the type of proxy service you use.

• Set the Proxy Server address and proxy configuration port. • Click 'OK'
 

Emule - manual proxy configuration

To setup proxy server settings / change proxy sever 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 IP and in the "Proxy port" field enter 81.

• Click OK.
 

Kazaa - proxy server configuration

To set up proxy server settings / change proxy settings:
• Select Tools and then Options.

• The Kaaza options window appears.

• Open the Firewall tab.

• Select 'Use SOCKS5 Proxy Server'.

• In the 'Proxy host' field enter the proxy IP and in the "Proxy port" field enter 81.

• Click OK
 

AOL Instant Messenger - manual proxy server configuration

To configure proxy settings (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), enter the proxy address and port number.

• Select the protocol type of proxies you will use.

• Click OK

or
• Start up AOL Instant Messenger.

• Select My AIM|Edit options| Edit Preferences.

• Select the Sign on/off category.

• Click the Connections button.

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

• Select the protocol type of proxies you will use.

• Click OK

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 proxy settings in Yahoo Messenger:
• 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

MSN Messenger - configuring 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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