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Internet Explorer Proxy Settings Change After Computer Restart

By: Arie Slob

When you change the proxy server settings in Internet Explorer and then restart your computer, your proxy server settings may revert to the original settings.

To work around this problem, change the proxy settings in Safe mode

  1. Click Start > Shut Down, select Restart, and then click OK
  2. Press and hold the Ctrl key, untill you see the Startup menu
  3. Choose Safe Mode and press Enter
  4. Change the proxy server settings, and restart your computer

More information on configuring a proxy server in Internet Explorer can be found in Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 135982.