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Greetings,

We use a proxy at work so on my laptop I have to easily switch between telling Internet explorer to use a proxy (at work) and not use a proxy (at home or at a hotel).

I do this with two simple batch files, on.bat and off.bat.  

Everything works great but I lose the exceptions listed in the ADVANCED tab (tools/internet options/connections/lan settings/advanced) when I run the batch files.  I put servers in here which I never want to use the proxy for even if I am configured for a proxy.  

My question is this, what can I add to be ON.BAT proxy to add my bypass list?  As an example, just use:
*.test.com;192.*;100.100.1.*
as my exception list

My batch files look like this:

on.bat:
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reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" /v ProxyEnable /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" /v ProxyOverride /t REG_SZ /d "<local>" /f
reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" /v ProxyServer /t REG_SZ /d "atlproxy.test.com:8080" /f

off.bat:
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reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" /v ProxyEnable /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
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by:Lotus30306
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Looks like IE stores this in the registry under "ProxyOverride".  I just need to know the exact line to add to my on.bat file to add "*.test.com;192.*;100.100.1.*" as my proxy overrides.  Thanks!
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reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" /v ProxyOverride /t REG_SZ /d "*.test.com;192.*;100.100.1.*;<local>" /f
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or check this previous question i answered with more detail.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Win2000/Q_21389458.html
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