How to Set up a Residential Proxy in Internet Explorer

A step by step guide on how to set up a proxy in Internet Explorer

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Internet Explorer proxy settings:

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  • Open Windows Explorer
  • Select 'Tools' from the menu bar
  • Click on 'Internet Options'
  • Select 'Connections' tab
  • Navigate to 'LAN settings'
  • Check the first checkbox under 'Proxy server'
  • Click 'Advanced'
  • Fill in your proxy address (e.g. and port (ex: 7000) under HTTP
  • The 'use the same proxy server' checkbox should be checked
  • Click OK and 'Apply' to save your proxy settings
  • Check the IP –

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