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The proxy is refusing connections

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by shogun697, Jan 6, 2011.

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  1. shogun697

    shogun697 Thread Starter

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    I trying to fix my friends Acer travelmate 4200. It had loads of vivus etc. I used Avast boot time scan,superfreespyware,malwarebytes but still having problems.They have two user accounts set one for the kids and one for there own use. When i log in on the kids account i have no problem getting on the net.But under there account it gives the error " The proxy is refusing connections" I'm at a loss any help would be great.Thanks
     
  2. lunarlander

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    If you are using Internet Explorer, then go to Control Panel > Internet Options > Connections tab > Lan settings button, and uncheckmark all checkboxes therein.
     
  3. shogun697

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    Thanks lunarlander that worked great thanks for the help
     
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