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My sister got a new laptop from her school which she is allowed to take home. At school, they use a proxy so Network Settings are set up to use a proxy script every time. Here at home, however, there's no proxy. Screenshots:

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The issue is they do not have access to administrator privileges so they can't change it to not look for a proxy script.

"Continue with standard proxy settings" still doesn't allow internet access.
The laptop is connected to the internet though, and it clearly says "Connected" in Network. Many other people that received their laptops are having trouble with this too.

Any way to get past this? Some sort of fix?
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Are you able to input them manually though?

If you can problem solved, it's under internet settings in the control panel.

If not, you can the start-up profiles, remove the script change the registry through a Linux live disc, or mini windows xp something like that. There's always around!
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If not, you can the start-up profiles, remove the script change the registry through a Linux live disc, or mini windows xp something like that. There's always around!

Dont do this ¬_¬

Take it to the school and ask them to set up firefox with foxyproxy, do you have permison to not use the schools proxy? Just ask the school again xD it could be school policy to enforce all traffic though there!
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