Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Networking | DNS
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-18-2013, 03:12 PM   #1
Beta Member
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Canada
Posts: 1
Default Proxy Issues

I wanted to watch US Netflix on my Canadian account. I managed to do it, but now I cannot find a way to go back to the Canadian version.

I got to the US version by going to my Internet Settings in Google Chrome and adding a US proxy into my LAN settings. I was told that I could just turn it off by dis-selecting 'Use a proxy server for your LAN' and re-selecting 'Automatically detect settings'... but still the US Netflix was there after I did so. Now it has affected all the computers in the house on my network, giving them the US Netflix, and messing up other stuff.

Though I deleted the proxy from my settings, I know it's still there somehow. When I Google 'what is my IP address' it shows a different address than what my network says it should be. I've done a system restore, but that did not change anything.

How do I get this damn proxy off my computer?? Please help!

Graceolomew is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2013, 07:26 PM   #2
Wizard of Wires
setishock's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Not sure
Posts: 10,030
Default Re: Proxy Issues

Check the computer internet settings. The proxy is most likely set there.

setishock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2013, 07:56 AM   #3
Site Team
root's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 8,107
Default Re: Proxy Issues

also, try clearing cookies etc, there may be something there that is keeping you on the US site now.
I didn’t fight my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian…
Im sick of people saying 'dont waste paper'. If trees wanted to live, they'd all carry guns.
"The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; The inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries."
root is offline   Reply With Quote

canadian, lan, netflix, network, proxy

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:13 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0