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Q&A: Do files download through a proxy when you use one?

January 4, 2012 by admin  
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Question by : Do files download through a proxy when you use one?

Just wondering if i download a file when im using a proxy if it goes through the proxy then me, or straight to me?
Plz dont just say yes or no.

Best answer:

Answer by Imran Hossain Futon
Yes.

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3 Responses to “Q&A: Do files download through a proxy when you use one?”
  1. Simply RED says:

    That depends on your browser and downloader. Browsers and downloaders may be set not to use system proxy settings that are set on Control Panel > Networking and Internet > Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings. That’s the setting used by IE.

    If you use a different browser like Firefox or Google Chrome, or if you use a download manager like the Free Download Manager, you can choose not to use the system proxy settings or use a different setting by changing them in their own Options menu.

    What browser are you using? If you have Firefox, go to Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Connection Settings. You have 4 choices there to override the system proxy settings.

    Download managers also have similar settings.

  2. Sara says:

    yes if the proxy enable that option for example : http://proxyfree.eu does.
    and no otherwise

  3. Fariha says:

    You can try with new proxy.

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