Re: detecting proxy settings......

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Phil B, Aug 15, 2003.

  1. Phil B

    Phil B Guest

    using broadband, and have done as you said, but it still does it?????


    "PuppyKatt" <> wrote in message
    news:sE9%a.39263$...
    > Phil B wrote:
    > >> Just recently when I start ie at the bottom of the window I get
    > >> "detecting proxy settings" and it waits for about 10 seconds before
    > >> loading up my homepage.
    > >>
    > >> After that it seems ok, but it never used to do this, just used to
    > >> start up really quickly.............
    > >>
    > >> Any help much appreciated.
    > >>
    > >> winxp home sp1
    > >>
    > >> Phil.

    >
    > What type of connection do you have? This happens to me every once in a
    > while, and I have no idea how, but I do know how to fix it, at least
    > until it resets itself. In IE, click Tools, Connections, Lan Settings,
    > uncheck "Automatically detect ..." Then click Apply, OK.
    > As I said, I have no idea how or why this thing checks itself to detect
    > proxy settings, because I do not use a proxy, but I do suspect that
    > Kazaa Lite has something to do with it, because if my son or I do a lot
    > of Kazaa Lite searches/downloads, the next time we use IE, it has to
    > detect the settings. When that happens, I click the STOP icon, then to
    > the temporary fix. Another glitch for Mr. Gates to fix.
    >
    >
    Phil B, Aug 15, 2003
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