[SATLUG] OT: A windows proxy Internet connection ?(way OT)

Ed Coates edcoates at gmail.com
Tue May 27 16:28:51 CDT 2008


On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 12:04 PM, twistedpickles
<twistedpickles at gmail.com> wrote:
> If no one can help or point me into the right direction I will
> understand. I googled but I couldn't find what I was looking for.
>
>
> I have 2 internet connections on my lappy 1 (harwdire) to a pix device
> and the other a wireless which goes out directly to the Internet. In
> order to use the corporate connection I have to modify or add proxy
> settings in FireFox and append to the DNS suffix in TCP/IP properties.
> During the day I frequently disconnect from the pix and adjust the
> proxy setting on my browser to get other work done. I also listen to a
> great deal of Internet radio and I don't feel comfortable consuming
> corporate bandwidth for my pleasure. ;) This is a pain in the arse. Is
> there a way that add certain sites to bypass the proxy and use the
> anlternate internet connection?
>
> I use Windows XP.
You can leave FireFox setup to use the proxy, and use IE and configure
it to not use the proxy.

Ed


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