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Internet Options Proxy Server setting won't stay off.

Q: Internet Options Proxy Server setting won't stay off.

Hello,

I have strange issue with Windows 8.1 x64 Pro with Media Center. Since it was upgraded from 8, there have been issues with Software Store. Despite internet connection working fine with Firefox and other applications, Store would not connect to the internet. After long investigation I found out that Proxy server setting in Control Panel -> Internet Options -> Connections -> LAN Settings must be disabled in order to get Store working again. For some reason proxy server only stays disabled for the current session, which means when the windows is rebooted it comes back enabled again. My question is how to make it stay permanently disabled, as I don't use any proxy. Thanks.

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A: Internet Options Proxy Server setting won't stay off.

Try resetting IE11, Tools> Internet Options Advanced tab, Reset button.

Others have this same problem not sure why.

LAN Connection settings keep changing back to proxy server after - Microsoft Community

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I've been unable to use my laptop computer fully for almost two months now. I have a feeling when I downloaded an extension for Chrome, a bad malware was attached to it. I cannot access the internet through any of my browsers: Chrome, Firefox, or even the dreaded Internet Explorer. When trying to go to a site in Chrome, the message "this page cannot be displayed because an internal server error has occurred." In the lower left hand corner if my homepage does load and I type in a different address, the text "waiting for proxy tunnel" is visible. I've never seen that before and I'm pretty sure that I'm going through a proxy since I have Comcast as my ISP. Another message I would see after attempting to go to a website is "ERR_PROXY_CONNECTION_FAILED."   On the rare occasion that I do get to a new webpage, the https is crossed out. When checking to see if it was just Chrome acting up, Firefox would show an error message 'the proxy server is refusing connections" or it wouldn't change from the homepage at all. I've done Google searches on the fixing the proxy problem and when I checked the LAN settings in the Internet Options, I'm unable to uncheck the "use a proxy server for your LAN" option (greyed out). I don't believe that was checked before, but then again, I had no need to mess with those settings. In order to install programs to help fix this (i.e. Farbar Recovery), I had to use another computer other than mine, copy the download file to a flash drive, then paste it t... Read more

A:Unable to Search Internet, Proxy Server in Internet Options Uncheckable. Help!

Hello dixie6000 and Welcome to the BleepingComputer.   
 
My name is Yılmaz and I'll help you with the cleanup of malware from your computer.
Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.
Please complete all steps in the specified order.
Even if tools don't find malware, I want you to post the logfiles anyway.
Please copy and paste the logfiles directly into your posts. Please do not attach them unless you are instructed to do so.
Read the instructions carefully. If you have problems, stop what you  were doing and describe the problems you encountered as precisely as  you can.
Don't install or uninstall software during the cleanup unless you are told to do so.
Ensure your external and/or USB drives are inserted during always the scan.
If you can't answer for the next few days, please let me know. If  you haven't answered within 5 days, I am assuming that you don't need  help anymore and your topic will be closed.
If you have illegal/cracked software, cracks, keygens, etc. on the system, please remove or uninstall them now!
I can not guarantee that we will find and be able to remove all  malware. The cleaning process is not instant. Please continue to review  my answers until I tell you that your computer is clean
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic
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I have a Windows 8.1 Laptop that keeps getting it's Use Proxy Server setting turned on in Internet Options.  I uncheck it, click OK, click Lan Settings and it's checked again.  I've run Rkill, Adwcleaner, JRT, Tdsskiller, and run a full Malwarebytes.  I am currently running a sfc /scannow, as I couldn't get gpedit.msc to load.  Any ideas?
 
Here's my Adwcleaner(SO).txt
# AdwCleaner v4.206 - Logfile created 05/06/2015 at 11:43:39
# Updated 01/06/2015 by Xplode
# Database : 2015-05-31.5 [Local]
# Operating system : Windows 8.1  (x64)
# Username : reginaldscott - HERMAN
# Running from : C:\Users\reginald\Desktop\phillip\AdwCleaner.exe
# Option : Cleaning
 
***** [ Services ] *****
 
 
***** [ Files / Folders ] *****
 
Folder Deleted : C:\ProgramData\Kromtech
Folder Deleted : C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WinZip Driver Updater
Folder Deleted : C:\Program Files (x86)\globalUpdate
Folder Deleted : C:\Program Files (x86)\SearchProtect
Folder Deleted : C:\Program Files (x86)\App Client
Folder Deleted : C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\SearchProtect
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\reginald\AppData\Local\globalUpdate
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\reginald\AppData\Local\GeniusBox
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\reginald\AppData\Local\Kromtech
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\reginald\AppData\LocalLow\zoomify
File Deleted : C:\Users\reginald\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension... Read more

A:Windows 8.1 Laptop keeps setting Internet Explorer Proxy Server

Download and run wipe  and system ninja,
 
https://privacyroot.com/software/www/en/wipe.php
https://singularlabs.com/software/system-ninja/
 
Then.....
 
Go ahead and install ccleaner Now that you have the program installed go ahead and run the cleaner function.
https://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download
Now that you have cleaned out some temp files, lets go ahead and disable all of the items starting up with your machine except your antivirus. To do this you will need to click on tools then start up select each item then disable.
Now that you have disabled those un-needed start ups lets go into the settings, we will have Ccleaner run when your machine boots, so that you will never have to worry about cleaning temp files again.To do this:
Hit options.
Settings.
Place a tick to run Ccleaner when the computer starts.

Now go to the advanced tab, and select close program after cleaning, now run the cleaner again this will close Ccleaner.
 
Reboot your machine and then follow the  instructions below.
 
Step 1: eScanAV.
 
Disable your antivirus prior to this scan.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/114351/how-to-temporarily-disable-your-anti-virus-firewall-and-anti-malware-programs/
Download the eScanAV Anti-Virus Toolkit (MWAV)http://www.escanav.com/english/content/products/downloadlink/downloadcounter.asp?pcode=MWAV&src=english_dwn&type=alter
 
Source
http://www.escanav.com/english/content/products/downloadlink/downloadp... Read more

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I have Windows 7 and IE 11. Everytime I check use automatically detect settings, every few mintues it keeps unchecking automatically detect settings, and re-checking proxy server. How do I get it to keep the automatically detect settings clicked?

A:Automatic detect settings for proxy setting wont stay clicked?

I'm working on such a problem now. A serious infection can take over the proxy settings, run a full/deep scan with your antivirus. Hopefully you can get it updated first. Then use something like Malwarebytes to ferret out malware.

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hey all, forum noob here

i use 3 connections at work from my laptop running WinXP. one is that i have to connect to a proxy server to go out to the internet. i click on proxy, put in my IP address---viola got it. when i come in the next day and turn on my PC , i have to go back in and click on my proxy--to make it work again.

is there a way to make this permanent? thx

A:How do i make my proxy server stay on?

You can set Proxy settings in your Internet Options.
Tools > Internet Options > Connections > Lan Settings.

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i need help on setting up a proxy server for home, i just want to use 2 different internet clients, (dont ask why) lol. Anyways, how do you set one up using a browser like mozilla?
 

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Please Help
I would like to know the best process for setting up Nt server 4.0 as a proxy server
any help will be appreciated
thanks
ray
 

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My Win8 Start Page apps stopped working - could not access internet. Then I noticed Dropbox couldn't get a "secure connection". But Firefox browser and my email client had no problem with the internet. After hunting around a bit, I discovered that Proxy Server was checked in the LAN Settings of Internet Options-Connections tab. I turned it off and all was well, but it came back on the next boot. I can't find anything suspicious in my autostarted programs and the built-in MS security software isn't complaining about anything.

Anybody have any ideas? I'm fresh out of things to try. Meanwhile I keep resetting the Proxy check box whenever I have to re-boot.

A:Something is setting proxy server

If you haven't tried using System Restore yet, it's pretty handy for this sort of trouble.

From the Windows 8 Start Screen, type Recovery, then click Settings, then click Recovery, and then select Open System Restore. Choose a restore point from before your proxy settings started reinventing themselves.

Best of luck
. . . Gary

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Hi,
I have Squid installed on a Linux box running OpenSuSE 10.3. Does anyone know of a guide for configuring it for public access. So far it works fine from inside my internal network.

Does anyone know of any other proxy server programs for linux? Thanks.
 

A:Setting up a public proxy server

Hum.. Why are you doing this? You do realise that you will not be able to keep this proxy "secret" (even if you use non-default ports)? There are literally thousands of machines out there doing port scans and looking for open proxies just like yours. Once found, your machine becomes a conduit for everything that needs to be hidden from law enforcement officials. (And you will be the one questioned about all that child porn, hacking attempts and spam.) You should be prepared to keep throrough logs of everything and have a fast internet connection.

Anyway, first you should find out whether it is your firewall or Squid itself that is blocking access from the internet.

For all the Squid documentation you would ever want, try the totally unthinkable www.squid.org
 

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Hello, I use a web accelerator called ExpressLink. When I connect to the Internet the proxy server setting is getting turned on automatically even though it is not necessary when using the accelerator. If I disable the proxy server setting, it usually gets turned on again. I do not have any ISP software installed. How do I keep this from happening? I am using Windows XP Home. Attached find .log file.
 

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Hello, I use a web accelerator called ExpressLink. When I connect to the Internet the proxy server setting is getting turned on automatically even though
it is not necessary when using the accelerator. If I disable the proxy server setting, it usually gets turned on again. I do not have any ISP software
installed. I have tried setting my connection to "Never dial a connection." but as soon as the accelerator starts the proxy server setting turns on. How do I keep this from happening? I am using Windows XP Home.
 

A:Disabling the Proxy Server Setting

The accelerator IS the proxy. The proxy settings probably look like "localhost:8080" or something like that, right? If that's the case, you would need to disable the accelerator, which is probably not something you want to do anyway, so you will need to leave the proxy settings enabled.
 

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I don't know what is causing this, nor how to stop it.

A:The "Use proxy server for LAN" setting keeps turning itself on

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from HereDouble-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.If you receive a message that updates are available, click the Update Now button (the update will be downloaded, installed, and the scan will start).The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.If potential threats are detected, ensure that Quarantine is selected as the Action for all the listed items, and click the Apply Actions button.While still on the Scan tab, click the link for View detailed log, and in the window that opens click the Export button, select Text file (*.txt), and save the log to your Desktop.The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can also be viewed by clicking the History tab and then selecting Application Log... Read more

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When I sign on I get a page that says.... more or less, my connection is wrong. So I then have to go to;1`
 

A:how to undo proxy server setting

I answered in the other thread. Please don't double post the same problem in different forums.
 

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Hi, The proxy server setting is hijacked and keeps resetting to 127.0.0.0 port 8000. I do not use proxy to connect to the internet. The reset happens after a reboot. I am running windows 8.1 on a dell inspiron 17r. Can anyone help with this please?

A:proxy server setting is hijacked

Hello there,
 
I'm not sure there's anything malicious about 127.0.0.0 port 8000.. it's the default server.
 
I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong through.
 
Thanks,
Lighthouse Party

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Well...my internet LAN setting under change proxy setting continues to check itself so my internet pages will not load so I have to continuously go to the settings and manually uncheck it every other website I visit. PLEASE HELP!!!

A:LAN setting for proxy server checking itself...

G'day mnunes01, and Welcome to BC.
 
Please run rkill for me.
 
Do NOT reboot after running it.
 
 
Please download and run RKill by Grinler.
 A black DOS box will appear for a short time and then disappear.
 This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
 At most the tool will usually run for about 2 minutes
 Please Copy / Paste the small log back here.
 
    RKill.exe:    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/10/
       iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe):     http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/
Rkill.com   RKill Download Link Download Now Rkill.com
 

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hi,

i am a newbie to this forum. I require help regarding the setting up of

a proxy server on linux.

I have a cybercafe, where i run 13 machines. every now and then the

network becomes slow due to spyware and adware.

One of my friend had given me this web address.

I wanted to setup a linux based proxy server where the other 12

machines are windows run os. will that solve my problem of the adware

and spyware.
or any ideas please post.
kindly please help me.

bye
prasad
 

A:setting up a linux based proxy server

Duplicate to: http://forums.techguy.org/unix-linux/562744-seting-up-linux-based-proxy.html
 

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Hi all

We have just installed Websense Software for Internet Filtering. We now want to point all our 250+ PCs to the Proxy Server. Rather than doing this individually on each PC, I understand this can be done via Group Policy (GP). I have identified that in the UserConfig, under Windows Settings\Internet Explorer Maintenance\connection you can select Proxy Settings. Here I enable Proxy, set the Proxy IP and to use the same proxy for all addresses.
On saving and assigning the GPO to the workstation, it fails to apply the settings. However, if you manually set the options under the Tools\Connections Tab within IE6 it works fine.

We are running Server 2003 with XP Workstaions (Sp2) with IE6. All fully patched.

Anyone got any ideas!!!!!

Dave:

A:Proxy Server setting via Group Policy

You can make that change in your default domain policy
under the user configuration.
It should work withou applying it to workstations.
Since you are making the change apply to users....no workstations
are needed to be specified.

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Hello im a newbie & was wandering if anybody can help, I have started to get this annoying message everytime i try to use Firefox


Quote:




The proxy server is refusing connections

Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections.

* Check the proxy settings to make sure that they are correct.

* Contact your network administrator to make sure the proxy server is
working.




I know how to disable the proxy server but if i close firefox and reopen the old setting with proxy enabled returns back into effect and i get the error again. So i can get firefox to connect but i have to disable the proxy server each time (very annoying). i have done test with very reliable virus & spyware programs plus even used hijackthis and they have found nothing infected or a problem that may cause this, please help if you can this is totally doing my head in.

A:[SOLVED] Firefox: The proxy server is refusing connections Options

Do you have a proxy managing add-on installed?
That could affect it...

I used to get the same problem when going between school and home (i'd have to disable and enable using a proxy)

Best thing i can advise is installing:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6709

then going into the options (tools/add-ons/proxyswitch/options) and then setting it to turn the proxy off when firefox is started... then you can just click the little switch icon to turn the proxy back on....

i don't know what the actual problem is though, have you got anything installed that would affect the proxy?

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Help!
I accidentally accepted malicious software last night and immediately had several pop-up malware programs offering to "scan" my computer.  I ran Malwarebytes and then did the program-requested reboot.  Now I can't connect to the internet on my main PC because it is l locked in proxy mode.  If I attempt to change the proxy settings, it just immediately resets back to proxy server: 127.0.0.1:8800.

A:Post-Malwarebytes: Stuck in Proxy server setting

Welcome shizuko Please do these and see how it is. Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed. Download TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.If no reboot is require, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here....ADW CleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Vi... Read more

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Hello. I connect via wireless router dsl (comcast), but I want to route through a proxy server.I have read articles/posts in and outside of this forum, but it's not working.After updating Norton with the http address/port# (settings-admin settings-configure network proxy settings-use a proxy server for http connections) the 'apply' button isn't active, and the change doesn't take effect.If I just make the change in 'internet options' from the IE toolbar, then I lose all internet connection.What else do I need to change/do differently, in order for the changes to be accepted?Thanks.

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Hey guys,

I've been digging through forums and sites for the past couple months now trying to find a way to help me turn my home PC into a proxy server so I may use Pandora Radio on my iPhone over public WIFI at work. Recently our corporate offices upgraded their network and in turn added a firewall which blocks many common external sites, one of which included Pandora.

I have found a temporary workaround by way of using Hotspot Shield's free VPN services, but I would like to create my own proxy server at home instead so I can avoid the constant timeouts/disconnects involved with the free service.

So far I've set up my PC to use a static IP on the network, and forwarded port 1723 to that address. I've also enabled incoming connections under adapter settings, but it just seems like I'm missing something big here. I am unable to make a connection to my home PC from my iPhone over WAN, and even if I was able to I'm not sure how to enable internet connection sharing over that connection.

Is what I would like to do at all possible or feasible? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:Setting up Win7 PC as PPTP VPN Proxy Server for use with iPhone

Is there no one with any tips or the knowledge of any programs out there to simplify what I'm trying to do?

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A:Internet Explorer wont stay open!! NO INternet options either

Need some more info. What is your OS? Are you wireless or hardwire? What are the make and model numbers of your Router and Modem? Are there any red x's or yellow flags in the Device Manager next to your network adapter? Open a command prompt and type the following without the quotes and paste all the results back here, "ipconfig /all".

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I had AntiVirGear and ran Smitfraud file and got rid of the alerts but now a blank page send me to a 'Security Web site' at http://thesafetyfiles.com/. I can not remove this re-direct and can not put my 'home page' in the internet options page. My preferred web page does not stay, it is over written by a blank page and sends me to the above site.

I tried resetting my options on IE7 but did not fix problem.

Any advice?

Thanks,
twe
 

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We run a web proxy server on our network for internet access.
On client machines (running Windows 2012 R2) I have configured the proxy server setting in Internet Explorer "Tools\Internet Settings\Connections\LAN Settings" to point at the designated web proxy server.
When attempting to browse websites from IE I receive the "The proxy server isn't responding" error.
Conversely, browsing the same sites via Google Chrome and Firefox (installed on the same client server) return web pages without error.
In addition, if I run Internet Explorer as administrator (Right Click\Run as Administrator), I am able to browse web sites without receiving the error.
It would appear that the issue is isolated to browsing via IE when not run in elevated mode.
Has anyone come across this issue?

A:Server 2012 R2 - Internet Explorer Proxy Server Issue

Hi Dicki,
First, please try to reset the Internet Explorer. Some plug-ins may affect the proxy.
If it doesn't work, please try to perform a network capture on the client.
Please check if the client send the http traffic to the proxy server at the correct port.
If the client has sent the http traffic to the proxy server, please check if there is any warning or error in the proxy server.
To download Network Monitor, please refer to the link below:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=4865
Best Regards.Steven Lee Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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Hiya
This is a spoofing vulnerability that exists in the affected products and that could enable an attacker to spoof trusted Internet content. Users could believe they are accessing trusted Internet content when in reality they are accessing malicious Internet content, for example a malicious Web site. However, an attacker would first have to persuade a user to visit the attacker’s site to attempt to exploit this vulnerability.
Affected Software:

• Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0 Service Pack 1
• Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 Service Pack 2

Note The following software programs include Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 (ISA Server 2000). Customers using these software programs should install the provided ISA Server 2000 security update.

• Microsoft Small Business Server 2000

• Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-039.mspx

eddie
 

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Every now and then while browsing, my work is interrupted in my browser with the message that I can't connect to a proxy. Checking my internet options in the LAN settings shows that it keeps turning on the proxy option with a proxy IP of 127.0.0.1. After some research I learned this was a virus meant to steal my information by rerouting my browsing through a proxy. I have tried several services to remove it, be it ESET, MalwareBytes, JunkRemover, AdwCleaner, and even deleting certain registry entries which just come back. None helped as they don't detect any viruses or malware. Turning the proxy option off fixes the problem for about an hour before it comes back and turns the option on again. I use a 64x Windows 10 system, so ComboFix doesn't work. The log is as follows:
 

 FRST.txt   207.08KB
  12 downloads
 
Please help when you can.

A:Internet Options keeps turning on Proxy for all Internet connections

I've noticed this in the whitelisted section: ProxyServer: [S-1-5-21-1993721000-4116074352-2927827119-1001] => http=127.0.0.1:8895;https=127.0.0.1:8895.
 
Considering that it is the ip address for the proxy hijack virus, I'm assuming that it's important.

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Every now and then while browsing, my work is interrupted in my browser with the message that I can't connect to a proxy. Checking my internet options in the LAN settings shows that it keeps turning on the proxy option with a proxy IP of 127.0.0.1. After some research I learned this was a virus meant to steal my information by rerouting my browsing through a proxy. I have tried several services to remove it, be it ESET, MalwareBytes, JunkRemover, AdwCleaner, and even deleting certain registry entries which just come back. None helped as they don't detect any viruses or malware. Turning the proxy option off fixes the problem for about an hour before it comes back and turns the option on again. I use a 64x Windows 10 system, so ComboFix doesn't work. The log is as follows:
 

 FRST.txt   207.08KB
  1 downloads
 
Please help when you can.

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I'm asking this on behalf of a friend of mine that has this problem. He recently downloaded several IE security updates, after which he had trouble getting online. When he checked his connection settings, he noticed the "Use Proxy Server" checkbox for his dialup connection was checked. Unchecking it allowed him on the net.

But here's the problem. The next time he reboots, the "Use Proxy Server" checkbox get's rechecked automatically. He has to uncheck after every reboot. Why is it not saving this setting?

-=Zzed=-
 

A:"Use Proxy Server" box won't stay unchecked

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how can i Configure proxy setting for IE on the registry
 

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Few days ago my LAN proxy settings in Internet Options>Connection tab changed and I can't able to revert the changes. It set to
HTTP: 127.0.0.1:8080
Secure: 127.0.0.1:8080
A message at the bottom displays "Some settings are managed by your system administrator". I am the only user of my PC.
I am using windows 8.1 having Internet explorer 11. I had tried all the methods to make it work correctly but not succeeded, please help me to solve this problem I can't able to connect any of the tiles apps and my internet speed also slows down. I checked out for any miscellaneous program that may got installed on my PC but didn't find any one, all are from trusted vendors.

A:Can' able to change my proxy settings in Internet Options

Hi.. I had this at work the other day .. Windows "All in One" network tools fixed this

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Dear Sir,
We have written a script for proxy setting. Whenever we run this script proxy setting gets change, but not get affected for use. It goes to old proxy server. Request to help.

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I really need some help with a really tough virus. My internet proxy setting keep getting changed. Even when I do a virus scan it says nothing and Hijack this shows is R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = http=127.0.0.1:5656R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localandO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /autoO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Win32 Firewall] C:\DOCUME~1\Joe\LOCALS~1\Temp\198.exeO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Win32 Firewall] C:\DOCUME~1\Joe\LOCALS~1\Temp\198.exeI know there is more to the log but these are the ones that I am having the most trouble with. I deleted my temp folder and removed all these entires from Hijack but they keep coming back. The 198.exe changing to a different number after it is removed so now it would be O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Win32 Firewall] C:\DOCUME~1\Joe\LOCALS~1\Temp\696.exe. I believe there is a rundll file doing this.I had a crap load of virus on my computer that avast and hijack and GMER and rootappeal were able to get rid of by I cant get rid of this one. Also I did turn off system restore and tried that but it didnt work either.Here is my full Hijack l... Read more

A:My internet proxy setting keep getting changed

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I seem to recall that when you change the proxy settings for Internet Explorer, it's not just IE you are changing. IEs proxy settings are somehow the proxy settings for other apps and the OS as well. Can anyone confirm this? What connections are affected if I add a proxy in IE?

A:Internet Explorer Proxy Setting

The proxy settings in Internet Explorer preferences are for IE and any system function that needs Internet access, such as Windows Update. In a large network going through a company proxy server is often the only way to access the Internet. Many applications choose to use these settings while others have their own configuration options. Many will use the system setting by default but provide the means to override this. Applications are free to do whatever they want regarding proxy servers.

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Hi,

Please, could someone help me out ( step-by-step) with how to set up a proxy server connection thru windows xp internet settings?

Thanks

Vijay

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I AM UNABLE TO REMOVE PROXY SETTING FROM LAN SETTING .
WHEN I UNCHECK PROXY SETTING AUTOMATICALLY AFTER CLOSE BOX,  GET CHECK AGAIN.
I TRIED TO DELETE PROXY SERVER BUT FAILED .
MY SECURITY CENTER ALSO TURN OFF AUTOMATICALLY.
HERE I ATTACHED DETAILS.
I HAVE TRIED MANY TIME TO TURN ON BY SERVICES.MSC BUT AGAIN TURN OFF.
WINDOW UPDATE ALSO SHOWING ERROR.
 
PLEASE HELP ME TO RESOLVE THIS ISSUE.

A:Can't remove PROXY Setting in Internet Settings

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===You should enable these programs if not already done.AV: Windows Defender (Disabled - Up to date) {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}AS: Windows Defender (Disabled - Up to date) {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}Windows Firewall is disabled.===Press the windows key + r on your keyboard at the same time. This will open the RUN BOX.Type Notepad and and click the OK key.Please copy the entire contents of the code box below to the a new file. start
CreateRestorePoint:
EmptyTemp:
CloseProcesses:
RemoveProxy:

(Microsoft Corporation) C:\ProgramData\Windows Security\winsecurity.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Dsq\network\sysnetwk.exe
() C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Dsq\browser\syshostctl.exe
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [] => [X]
Winlogon\Notify\igfxcui: igfxdev.dll [X]
GroupPolicy: Restriction - Chrome <======= ATTENTION
CHR HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google: Restriction <======= ATTENTION
ProxyEnable: [S-1-5-21-1258154719-1264982004-2341163665-1001] => Proxy is enabled.
ProxyServer: [S-1-5-21-1258154719-1264982004-2341163665-1001] => http=127.0.0.1:8080;https=127.0.0.1:8080
ManualProxies: 1http=127.0.0.1:8080;https=127.0.0.1:8080
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Restriction ... Read more

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I appear to be the victim of some piece of malware or virus that has added a proxy server setting that I am unable to get rid of. The main symptoms are that I am unable to change my proxy server settings in Windows 10. It appears to use this setting http=127.0.0.1:8080;. The result of this is that I am unable to do searches in the omnibar of Google Chrome (just takes me to a blank page) and I can't visit certain webpages, also if I am able to do a Google search the "Search Tools" button is missing.
 
I looked around on the internet and have tried a few fixes, I've deleted or changed the registry entries mentioned in Philip Turner's reply here: https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/446898-can-t-disable-proxy-in-ie10?page=1
 
I also changed the entry mentioned here: https://fixedit.itxpress.biz/2014/10/08/unable-to-disable-windows-proxy-setting/
 
Making these changes allowed me to change the proxy server settings and once I change "Automatically detect settings" to on and "Use a a proxy server" to off then the issue is fixed and everything behaves normally. 
 
The problem is, once I restart my computer the settings revert back and are again unable to be changed unless I delete/change all the above registry entries again. I'm pretty sure that whatever did this is still on my computer somewhere and I need some help finding and eliminating it. Either that, or there is still some hidden registry entry that I am unable to find.
 
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Hi,

I have a computer that I want to set up to use ICS so an Xbox 360 can share the internet connection. But, I want the Windows XP machine to also connect to the internet through a proxy. How can I set up XP to connect through a proxy for everything, including any machines that will use ICS?

Thanks,

Derrick
 

A:Setting up Windows Internet Connection Sharing, and proxy?

I really doubt that XBOX will work through a proxy.
 

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Hi All

I want traffic to a specific secure website(*.paypal.com) to go through a Proxy server and port - 192.168.34.34 on port 1818

Now, I know under Internet Options, you can specify a proxy address, but then all traffic will go through that Proxy. I want to direct traffic ONLY to *.paypal.com to go through the proxy.

Do you perhaps set this in the hosts file like this:

192.168.34.34 1818 *paypal.com
But I don't think this will work Any idea how to do this? certainly it must be possible?

Thanks
 

A:Internet Proxy Setting for one specific domain address

What's the purpose of directing traffic for that one website through the proxy?
 

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My internet was working fine, i thought it was the cat5 cable came loose but no cause i can connect on the network and transfer files and what things.. my other computer connects to the internet just fine..

I use firefox and my proxy settings were changed, so under configure proxies to access the internet, i checked No proxy, since that is the default option when i don't use a proxy but after clicking ok, ok and restarting

Nothing changed and now I don't know what to do to restore the connection.
 

A:Internet not working and I've tried to reset original no proxy setting

I'm going to have this moved to the Storage and Networking forum where your previous thread was posted.
 

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Everytime I change users on Windows XP and connect to the internet, Internet Explorer 7 opens with the Proxy box automatically checked (under Tools>Internet Options>Connections>Settings [for ISP]), causing pages on the internet not to be able to load. Upon unchecking the proxy box, closing IE7 and reopening IE7 (without changing Windows XP user), pages will load fine.


DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Mom at 18:59:55.20 on Tue 12/22/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2038.1075 [GMT -6:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
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A:Internet Explorer 7 Proxy setting automatically checked when opened

Hi MsKelly,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (scanning or running other tools, updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might interfere with our fixes. Please let me know in your next reply if you agree with this.Please let me know if the issue is not resolved. In that case please post a fresh DDS.txt post. no need for the Attached.txt if you have not installed or uninstalled new software.

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I'm trying to help a friend with a series of Malware related problems, He was hit by "Antispyware Soft "

It seems to regenerate, and sets him up to use a proxy server. Now, it has somehow blocked him from even going to look at Internet Options at all, he gets an error, "cancelled due to restrictions on this computer"

The only way I can help him is to login remotely, and now I can't even do that. He's a local admin on a standalone computer, any ideas on how to get to Internet Options?
 

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Everyone,
I am looking to deploy a mass amount of kiosk and decided to create a proxy pointed at 127.0.0.1 and setup a whitelist to limit connectivity to websites. The problem is that everytime I need to modify the whitelist I have to reverse all my safety's and then
reactivate. Is there a way to access another users ie settings from an admin account or does anyone know where ie stores this list to make it easier to modify.

Thanks,

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Hello,"Internet Explorer is using a proxy server on this computer to connect to the Internet." Hitman Pro gives me that message when I do a scan, and is unable to repair the problem. I did all steps suggested at this link, as that person's problem was very similar to mine:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic335743.html ("internet proxy?"). None of the procedures and suggestions contained at that link have worked. Also, Symantec's "Norton Power Eraser" reports two problems: m2wshlex.dll (shell extension) and deaddiskdoctor (directory).I have now done the steps at this link:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html ("Preparation Guide For Use Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help").I've pasted the DDS.txt file immediately after this, and attached the Attach.txt and Ark.txt files. Thank you very much for your assistance.DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Administrator at 9:20:49.03 on Sun 08/29/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1023.288 [GMT -4:00]AV: avast! Antivirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}AV: ESET Smart Security 4.0 *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated) {E5E70D32-0101-4F12-8FB0-D96ACA4F34C0}FW: Online Armor Firewall *enabled* {B797DAA0-7E2E-4711-8BB3-D12744F1922A}============== Running Processes ===============C:\W... Read more

A:Internet Explorer is using a proxy server on this computer to connect to the Internet

Hello dannya98, My name is Syler and I will be helping you to solve your malware issues. Sorry for the delayin replying, we are very busy at the moment.Please note because we are very busy, if I don't hear from you within 5 days the topic will be closed, If youhave since resolved your issues I would appreciate if you would let me no so I can close this topic.Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from HereNote: If you already have Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, just update then run it.Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan (the scan may take some time to finish, so please be patient).When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy and Paste the entire report in your next reply .Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts, click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart t... Read more

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I have discovered that in my Internet Settings, the "Use Automatic Configuration Script" box is automatically being checked and the field populated, no matter if I uncheck it and delete the field.
 
This is affecting my Google Search results.
 
The text in the field is http://127.0.0.1:8080/proxy.pac
 
I've also search for the field value in my reg editor and even if I delete the text from all the entries in there, it still comes back, even after a restart.
 
Is this Malware, possibly?  FRST.txt and Addition.txt attached. (Had to zip the FRST file as it said it was too big)
 
Thanks in advance.

A:Can't remove Auto Config Script Proxy Setting in Internet Settings

PS. I've tried to post the log text in a reply but it won't work - the connection keeps timing out.

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There is a marketing firm who has 40 employees. All the employees have internet access either from the office LAN or Wireless access on their laptops. I need a proxy server which takes care of following points:
1. Control the internet usage by allowing required websites.
2. Internet access must be monitored and reported.
3. Report internet activity of employees using laptops when they are traveling.

Can somebody suggest cost effective solution for our small organization?

A:Internet/Proxy Server

Hi VS, welcome to sevenforums. An ideal solution would be from Untangle .com Multi-functional Firewall Software - Open Source Content Filter & Spam Filter | Untangle.com Go for the "Lite" version initially as it is free (can't beat free!!) then if you need further facilities, you can expand as required.

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Basically, what the title says. will it slow down my connection much? does it actually help protect your privacy?
 

A:Internet Thru A Proxy Server: Is It Worth It?

It will be slower for some sites and faster for others. No way to tell unless you try it out.

As for privacy.. The main questions is always what are you trying to hide.

And would you prefer all your web activities to go through a single machine with god knows who watching and logging but the webservers will not know where you really are or that all your connections go through to the servers directly so your IP address is revealed to them, but nothing else?
 

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