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By daniel.rose ·
I just upgraded win98 to win2000 pro. and all of a sudden I can,t change proxy settings in internet explorer properties, under the connections tap. It is all greyed out. how can I fix this problem? i was told a clean install of win2000 will do it. Idon't want to do that. i can not view web pages because I use a dial up connection with aol. I can read email or do anything within AOL but the browser will not pull up any web pages because of this of course.

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by Andy_P In reply to "Can't change proxy confi ...

Daniel

Assuming you can get online, there is upgrade to IE5.5 and a patch for the AOL issue onm the MS website, or just click Windows update

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by daniel.rose In reply to "Can't change proxy confi ...

I created a dual boot and put win98 on c:\ and win2000 on D:\ and everything works great now.

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by Phinaddict In reply to "Can't change proxy confi ...

Are you logged on as an administrator? If not it could be a policy. Try to create another account and see if they get the same thing. If they can't access it either then there is a setting in your ntuser.dat

Open regedt32 and go to edit - load hive Browse to your default user profile and open the ntuser.dat give it a name and then browse to "name"\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ Under here there are a few settings for Proxy (Proxy Enable, Proxy Server, etc)You can manually change these values to get what you need.

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by daniel.rose In reply to "Can't change proxy confi ...
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by Phinaddict In reply to "Can't change proxy confi ...

I almost forgot make sure that you click on the name of the hive you loaded and go to edit - unload hive

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by janlopez100 In reply to "Can't change proxy confi ...

Is the proxy client still installed on your computer? If so, turn of the client and you should be ok.

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