Some nasty viruses messed with your Internet Explorer connection and is now running via proxy? Here’s how you disable a proxy in IE9.
Enable Proxy in IE9
1. Step Open Internet Explorer 9
2. Step Click on the gear icon at the top (far right) and click again on Internet Options
3. Step Go to the tab Connections
4. Step At the bottom, click on LAN settings
5. Step Check the option Use a proxy server for your LAN and check Bypass proxy server for local addresses if you open any local sites through IE9:
6. Step Enter the IP address and port of the proxy server. Keep in mind not all proxies us port 80, so don’t use the default value. If you don’t have a proxy list, check below.
Disable Proxy in IE9
1. Step Follow all the steps above from 1 to 4
2. Step Uncheck the option Use a proxy server for your LAN
Open Proxy List
In order to enable the proxy connection you obviously need a proxy. There are many free and open proxies that you can use. You are not looking for webproxies, instead you want open proxies. They provide an IP address and a port which you can connect to via browsers.
Head over to http://www.xroxy.com/proxylist.htm for a list of proxies.
All traffic will be redirected through a proxy. This doesn’t necessarily mean you are browsing anonymously, but your real IP is not visible then.