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Submitted by gt7697c:
Here is something that many people over look especially when they run a proxy like Proxomitron (Proxo), WebWasher, etc..... it will speed up surfing greatly. Here is how to turn it on.

Go to Start+Settings+Control Panel, then double click the Icon that says "Internet Options." Now click the tab that says "Advanced" scroll down until you see "Use HTTP 1.1 through proxy connections" make sure there is a check in the box and press ok. (Also make sure there is check in the box for Use HTTP 1.1 and press ok.) Press ok again to close Internet Options, and close any open IE windows. When you launch IE again you should see that surfing is much faster than it was before. (That is because page compression has been turned on for your proxy.)

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  • what if the internet provider does not use a proxy server? Can this option be safely deselected? The reason i am asking is a have had a problem with PUM.Bad>Proxy infection.

    2014-06-07 22:39:28

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