Checking your Proxy Server Settings - Windows (Vista, 7, 8)

May 20, 2016 Ryan Murphy

If you are unable to register SofTest and receive the "Registration Expired" alert, or if you are unable to download exam files your connection might be blocked by a proxy server. This guide will review how to check and/or modify your proxy servers for your Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 devices. 

  1. Click on the Start--> Control Panel -->'Network and Internet'.
  2. Click on 'Internet Options'
  3. Click on 'Connections'.
  4. Click on 'LAN Settings'.
  5. Make sure the 'Automatically detect settings' check box is CHECKED and the 'Proxy Server' and any other check boxes are UNCHECKED and click on 'Ok'.
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