How to use other proxy ti surf the net

Hi All,

My ISP is using proxy server and I used to use different one in other country and It was working properly. last week when I tried to access the net I got it only through my ISP proxy  and when I checked the connection and proxy server setting it shows the other proxy setting. How can I fix this situation to be able to use other proxies and if you have alternative proxies available kindly let me know their names, ports and settings.

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Are you sure you have the correct information?
Unless your ISP is doing something really odd, you don't need to enter any proxy information.  Your network or dial-up adapter should have a default gateway, which is the first router between you and your ISP. Your computer should route all network packets to that router, and the router will send those packets to the proxy server and onto the 'net.  

Proxy settings are set inside Netscape under Edit | Preferences | Advanced | Proxies (and probably under Tools Options in IE).  This is useful only if you are on a network that has a proxy server on it, and only if you don't, by default, send everything out the proxy.  In other words, the proxy information is only if you are on a network where all your data should stay INTERNAL, except for Internet traffic, which should be routed out of the network through the proxy server.  Since all traffic to your ISP is meant to be routed out to the 'net, all traffic is routed out their proxy server, and thus you don't need any proxy settings.

Are you thinking of DNS servers?  ISP must maintain a DNS server, which translates URLs to IP addresses.  It's best to use the DNS addresses your ISP assigns you, since they are probably quicker to reach than other DNS servers.  


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